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West Street Cafe

76 West St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1848
207-288-5242
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Ranked #22 of 122 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Albany, NY
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

First popped in out of the rain between lunch and dinner for appetizers. Calamari and crab cakes. Both great, I especially loved the crab cakes! The second time was for lunch after hiking in the park. Had Lobster salad - fantastic! I love Bar Harbor and this is a great spot near the water with delicious food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My family has visited this place for dinner many times. They are consistent, very reasonable and the food has never disappointed. There's usually a little wait but worth it. A little touristy but not to pricey. Clean, friendly servers, we'd definitely go back.

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

They offer some special on the menu, that's why we decided to give it a try. We seated outside and had a great view of the harbor. I ordered a lobster, comes with a chowder, and coleslaw for a reasonable price. We also order a salmon, it was cook perfectly. Would recommend to friend and try again for other food.

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This restaurant, located in the center of town, offered very good food at reasonable prices. Excellent service. Good value.

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Ossining, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Eat in or grab it to go...doesn't matter...good food is good food. We took advantage of the early-bird dinner and had three great meals. The fried clams were delicious and my wife's pasta dish was loaded with seafood. We had our dinner to go and ate out on the lawn overlooking Frenchman's Bay and it was a great evening. I... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was our 2nd year in Bar Harbor and we ate here 3/5 nights the food is so great. Simple lobster / clams etc. Fresh as can be. Just what America does best.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Slight wait to get in but worth it. Popular destination and rightly so. Service was brisk and cheery, the place was clean and tidy, and we left thoroughly satisfied. Good honest food from good honest people. Recommended !

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Millinocket, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food and service was excellent. Our waitress was very pleasant and took care of our needs. I would eat here again when in the area.

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North Port, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This little cafe was recommened by our hotel staff 48 miles away. The lobster bisque, clam chowder and haddock were the best my wife and I have ever expierenced. The prices are reasonable and the portions were generous, but whatever you do, save room for some blueberriy pie. Went back two additional times with same great results...excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We came for the Early Bird Special Lobster Dinner. The lobster was tender and sweet, delicious clam chowder , fresh local beer on tap, good french fries. Fast, attentive service- oh, I forgot to mention the wonderful flakey fat blueberry pie. Oh yes, we'll go back there.

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