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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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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We love to eat breakfast here. Sometimes you may have to wait to be sat, but the food comes quickly. They have great food and even has a bar!

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a fun little place. It seemed like it was in a converted garage but beautifully decorated. There were quirky table tops to identify each table, books on a bookshelf, bold colors and interesting art work. The food was superb. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Venice, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is my daughter's favorite breakfast restaurant. They have a unique offering of menu items. Also, good location....but it can be crowded.

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Seffner
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I dined at this restaurant, with my sister, who resides in Bar Harbor. She shared all the best restaurants, which are frequented by the locals, which is my choice. This restaurant has many healthy choices that you can make, as well as the usual breakfast fare. They use fresh ingredients in all their meals. The wait staff was very attentive... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
59 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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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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