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17 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1845
207-288-9706
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Ranked #42 of 120 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Lovely staff and a very homey, pleasant decor. The food however could be so much better - its not neglectful, just incredibly unambitious. My wife and I ordered Bisque (OK) and Scallops (not so OK) for starters. $10 for three miniscule scallops is unacceptable - we come from an area known for scallops, those were not scallops, they were the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Because we were in Bar Harbor in November when many places were closed, we went to Galyn's after our tiny wedding ceremony. Though I had called in advance (front desk person was rude), and though recommended, the food was fair and the service, while well intended, was slow (our server seemed very uneasy).....I wondered how they manage in-season. We had... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a dinner party at Galyn's last weekend for a friend going away. The food was very good as was the wine list, both of which I found to be reasonably priced. The service was fantastic! Our server, Ben, was very attentive and gracious. We did not wait for a single item, he made sure all our cocktails and... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the better restaurants in the area. I enjoyed the fresh lobster. The restaurant was packed and a reservation is recommended.

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Galyn's perhaps has the most delicious clam chowder in Bar Harbor. However, our service wasn't the best. The host sat my husband and me in the front porch area, which has a wonderful view of the ocean. Unfortunately, the room also has an odor of mold to it that made the meal a little less enjoyable.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

One of the best things about Galyn's is it's size: it easily accommodates a large group. Location is also very convenient and it stayed open after other restaurants had closed for the season. Service was adequate. They didn't mention that we were getting the last 2 bottles in-stock of the wine we ordered, so when we wanted another we had... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It's not clear from the outside that that the view is going to be so nice from the second floor, but it is beautiful through the trees. So glad we stopped here rather than one of the waterfront restaurants that we were heading to. The food was really good. We opted to share an appetizer and the scallops. Some wine... More

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Felton, California
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182 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

OK lobster dinner on the Early Bird special. Good service. Good wine list. Fair prices. Small downstairs eating area but I think they have upstairs dining. Quiet even though it filled up with all the cruising folks.

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Halifax, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

In Bar Harbor this conveniently located restaurant provided us with a most enjoyable lunch.The choice is somewhat limited however I don’t think you can go wrong with any item on the menu. Would certainly visit again!!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I had the shrimp linguine which was literally swimming in melted butter or some other type of garlic-infused grease. I really should have sent it back, but I was very hungry. I regret paying for it now, and would not return. The beers were OK, though not a huge range. I think this place has a good reputation; I'm not... More

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Additional Information about Galyn's

Address: 17 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1845
Phone Number: 207-288-9706
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Vegetarian

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