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Cafe This Way

14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-4483
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Ranked #4 of 120 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat 5:30 am - 9:30 pm
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We revisited Cafe This Way this past week. Still love the energy, the decor/spacing and the servers. The food is also a bit different from the other places in Bar Harbor. My wife had the seafood spring rolls and the fried brussel sprouts. Both were very flavorful, especially the sprouts. I had the special soup, SW corn/seafood soup. Not as... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The title says it all. Our stay in Bar Harbor was short, only 3 days but we so enjoyed Cafe This Way that we had to eat here twice. The food was perfectly prepared and very tasty. We had the season special on the recommendation of our server and it was delicious. To top it all off, we purchased a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Came here for dinner with friends based on Trip Advisor reviews and was disappointed. I will give the benefit of the doubt and assume the high reviews are for their breakfast. It was so-so food - nothing super or fantastic. Service wasn't anything stellar either. Side note, they do not accept AMEX.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place for breakfast. We ate there three days in a row. Try the smoked trout omelette. Everything on the menu is quite good. Can be long waits so go early!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has become THE spot for breakfast or brunch in Bar Harbor. The food is wonderful, the service friendly and prompt, the vibe is good. The only issue os long lines to get in in summer peak months. But it is worth it...just go early!!

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New York City, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Ate at the bar since we couldn't get a reservation and glad that we got a seat, the place was bumping! The food was very good, the "Littlebit" is a must get appetizer, which was like an amazing play on fondue with homemade bread and olive tapenade. The fried brussel sprouts also didn't disappoint. Next time I'll make a reservation,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Cute little breakfast spot hidden away at the top of town. Great menu and friendly staff frequented by locals.

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Cafe This Way was recommended by several people and it truly was a great meal and venue. Went back twice.

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This was our second trip to bar harbor and cafe this way. It never disappoints! I had the most delicious pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes with 2 scrambled eggs. Server was great and ver accommodating. Although there was a wait, it went very fast. Can't wait to come back!

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blue ridge mountains
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158 reviews 158 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very creative -- and they do a good job on their lobsters. We had wanted to eat breakfast here, too, but the day we arrived was their last day of the season, so we had rearrange our reservation elsewhere and make one here instead for their last night (19th) -- and were happy we did. In addition to the lobsters,... More

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Additional Information about Cafe This Way

Address: 14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-4483
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday 5:30 am - 9:30 pm

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