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Poor Boy's Gourmet

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300 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1638
207-288-4148
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 290
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  • 91
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  • 36
    Poor
  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Place - Great Menu

We enjoy Poor Boys and is always a stop on our summer visit to Acadia. Great Menu and good food. Prices are reasonable and it is worth the wait on a busy night. Try a Blueberry Cocktail in the bar -- it was very good. Staff is friendly and welcoming. My Haddock Dinner was outstanding and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Gail B
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Brunswick, ME
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We were referred to Poor Boy's and ended up going there twice in 5 days. We had 3 iterations of lobstah plus baked haddock. Their lobstah bisque was the biggest hit with my wife. The main courses and the sides were all excellent. Many diners near us were MD Islanders just returning for summer and were greeted as old friends... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I usually don't write reviews.. But this one I can't stop myself. Today I had my dinner here with my family. The moment I walked in, I felt the place so awkward. I felt like no one wanted to serve us for some reason. They changed the servers 3-4 times. Been in this country for over 10 years. Never felt... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner there immensely. I had a blueberry daiquiri, which was delicious. We both ordered the baked stuffed haddock from the early bird special menu. He had the chilled broccoli with vinaigrette, which was really good! We also had the steamed mussels, and they were absolutely amazing. We kept the garlic Dijon butter to dip... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Had my first fresh Maine Lobster!!. It was excellent, along with Clam Chowder. Nice place to eat in downtown Bar Harbor.

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Brunswick, ME
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We enjoy Poor Boys and is always a stop on our summer visit to Acadia. Great Menu and good food. Prices are reasonable and it is worth the wait on a busy night. Try a Blueberry Cocktail in the bar -- it was very good. Staff is friendly and welcoming. My Haddock Dinner was outstanding and we look forward to... More 

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The Woods, MA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had dinner here with our friends and 3 Weimaraners on our last night in Bar Harbor. The staff were very accommodating of our large group and even had treats for the dogs! The menu was diverse enough to satisfy all tastes. We are looking forward to going back.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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208 reviews 208 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had dinner here during our visit to Bar Harbor. My husband had the steamed lobster (once again - I teased him that he was going to turn into a lobster before our vacation was over) and I had the broiled haddock with scampi sauce. Both were scrumptious. We were fortunate to get a table without waiting because this restaurant... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food at Poor Boy's is good, the prices are reasonable, and the location is convenient for those who are visiting Bar Harbor. We found the wait staff to be courteous and helpful. The seafood dishes are quite good and fresh.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Best place for dinner, with plenty of ways to enjoy the local lobster. I ordered the lobster sauté (which comes in two sizes--get the smaller one cuz the butter makes it VERY rich), and my wife got the lobster scampi. Both were delicious. This place has awesome deserts too!

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Seffner
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was just one great restaurant for dinner. Fantastic choices and attentive servers, who will help you to make the right decision for you. Great food & great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1638
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-288-4148

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?