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West Street Cafe

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Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
+1 207-288-5242
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 83
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  • 20
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lobster Roll!

Definitely get the lobster roll here! It was delicious. My hubby had the crab roll and it was really good. But my lobster roll was far superior! We had no wait at all and the service was great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Shannon F
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Definitely get the lobster roll here! It was delicious. My hubby had the crab roll and it was really good. But my lobster roll was far superior! We had no wait at all and the service was great.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had lobster, clam chowder, and crab cakes. Lobster was average, crab cakes were low on crab and too greasy, and clam chowder had good clam taste but almost no clam pieces. All for just over $50! Services was quick and friendly. All in all, worth passing on.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

we have ate here a couple of times. there is a reduced rate from 5-7pm that is great to take advantage of. the fish and chips is what we always order here. very reasonably priced. light batter and just caught that day. love it

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was worth the 40 minute wait for a table. Delicious chowder. Wonderful lobster rolls. Tasty blueberry pie. Nice selection of craft beers. Good service. Definitely a go-to restaurant in Bar Harbor.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped in today for a light lunch. Hostesses were super friendly as we walked through the door. Seating was a breeze. Our server was awesome, and grabbed a gluten free menu for us - THANK YOU for having options for our needs! When we asked for the mussels prepared gluten free (without ale), the kitchen asked if we wanted... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had lunch with family. Very good! Lobster salad very good. Lunch lobster special great deal. Fish sandwich and clam chowder good reviews from family! Service great and fast. Nice bright atmosphere. Great place to go during visit to BH.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Recommend crab cakes and lobster. Our waiter was very accommodating. My son wanted Alfredo which wasn't on the menu. Our waiter suggested a cheese sauce with fettuccine. My son loved it. French fries where a little greasy. I would stick with rice, vegetable or baked potato.

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Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is a great find. The food is great. The pricesa re not bad and the staff can not be freiendlier. Please try it. We stop here all the time. The Chowder is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in here for an early dinner and took advantage of the early bird special pricing. The atmosphere is simple but clean and cozy. We ate outside. Service was great. Our waitress was friendly and responsive. I got the broiled salmon and my husband got the crab cakes. Both meals were excellent. The crab cakes were flavorful and fresh,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

While on our stay in Bar Harbor the West Street Café was a go to restaurant for us. It's a great place to stop after a long day sightseeing and shopping. The service was swift, friendly and knowledgeable. The food was good and fairly priced. We had fried clams one night, which were lovely crispy and tender, not overcooked rubber... More 

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Additional Information about West Street Cafe

Address: 76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
Phone Number: +1 207-288-5242
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-5242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 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?