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14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-4483
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Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 745
    Excellent
  • 334
    Very good
  • 85
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Vacation Dinner

Went there for dinner on first night of vacation based on reviews here. Food was good, although a bit more eclectic than for my tastes. Had Arctic Char which was very good. Chocolate Raspberry cake for dessert was excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Greg P
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Galva, Illinois
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Galva, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Went there for dinner on first night of vacation based on reviews here. Food was good, although a bit more eclectic than for my tastes. Had Arctic Char which was very good. Chocolate Raspberry cake for dessert was excellent.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Such a cool atmosphere & decor, outdoor eating option, pet friendly and DELICIOUS food! They also cater to food sensitivities (gluten and dairy especially). The eggs benedict with homemade hollandaise and corned beef hash was absolutely AMAZING and I recommend to anyone that is a fellow breakfast fanatic.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Breakfast was really good! No waiting in line! Best blueberry pancake ever tasted! The waitstaff were friendly and efficient! Would have loved to come back but ran out of time...'til next time.

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Needham, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We dined here as a family with two small children and enjoyed our visit. My wife really loved the lamb (tender, flavorful, with a great combination of sides). I loved the tuna steak, which came with vermicelli in a nice, pickle-y sauce, which helped the tuna's flavors come out. They have a pretty robust kids menu too, which our children... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Note to all other restaurants serving breakfast: the bar has been raised; you will be compared to this restaurant. Truly wonderful. The decor is fantastic. The wait staff helpful and prompt. The food is heavenly. We had pecan and peach pancakes and all they serve is REAL maple syrup. The coffee is smooth. Wonderful, wonderful. Wish we lived closer.

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Orinda
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

walk don't run down the side streets of Bar Harbor to this wonderful restaurant. Tho a little pricey - $130 for one appetizer, three entrees, drinks and two desserts- it was worth it. The Brussels sprout appetizer was tasty, and they made it without the bacon! The noodle, tofu soup was light and tasty, shepherds pie was quite good and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was a little difficult to find, but follow the footsteps. It seems to be a bit of Asian fusion type seafood restaurant. The food was reasonably good. The seared tuna and Thai noodle salad had not the best flavor, but the pecan encrusted haddock, salads and appetizers were all good.

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Capistrano Beach, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The menu is terrific and the food unbeatable. Had breakfast here and wanted to stay and eat all day at this place. Had the

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Greenville, SC
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140 reviews 140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This café is without question the best breakfast place in Bar Harbor. We went to two other well known, highly recommended establishments and were disappointed. The reason was this place served REAL maple syrup, all we wanted with our breakfast for no additional charge. THe two other places upcharged $2.99 for a "side" of maple syrup. They served cheap Aunt... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Best of everything. Went there twice, group of 7, we all loved it. "Pancakes are amazing". Well worth the money, quality food, excellent staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-288-4483

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?