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Cafe This Way

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14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
207-288-4483
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Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 986
    Excellent
  • 433
    Very good
  • 122
    Average
  • 38
    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
Great food

Like other reviewers, I've been enjoying this restaurant for awhile. The food is still good and the service is timely.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
2HIM
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like other reviewers, I've been enjoying this restaurant for awhile. The food is still good and the service is timely.

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Thank 2HIM
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great flair, really nice staff, very very cool atmosphere! This is a stop we make every time we go to Acadia!

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Thank kimberly w
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Multiple visits, variety of orders, all well prepared. Late lunch is a great time for quick service.

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Thank David H
Key West, Florida
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 953 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at this restaurant for years and there's a good reason. Delicious creatively prepared food and a pleasant staff. The atmosphere is also very nice.

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Thank MisterTravel1000
Lamoine, Maine
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Cafe This Way's breakfast. They key is to go early and during the week. Way too crowded on the weekends. They are open only for the summer season, so that makes it even more special. Awesome waitstaff, fun tables, decorations paintings etc. and very delicious food. You will not leave hungry. I recommend the Monte Cristo sandwich, a... More 

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Thank CLaree40
Idaho Springs, CO
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good clean food, unique atmosphere, great service. If comoany from out of town is coming this is my go to place to take them if they like good food. I do prefer dinner to brunch there, but I'm in the minority;)

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Thank mainah1
North Wayne, Maine, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Whenever we stay in Bar Harbor, there is no question where we will go for breakfast or brunch each day. Cafe This Way is delicious, efficient, and priced well for the quality of food and service received.

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Thank ToriLee78
Orono, Maine
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Cafe This Way was a pretty busy place. Lots of people were there for breakfast, and for good reason. The staff was friendly and professional, the food was very good, and the prices, while a bit on the expensive side, were understandable given the quality. The atmosphere is also very comfortable, lots of books and local artwork.

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Thank Linnea973
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Very tasty breakfast, good service and cute atmosphere! Definitely recommend stopping in here, we loved it!

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Elgin, Illinois
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251 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

No draw at all here except it is open for breakfast. Late October, we waited a good 25 minutes. Nice if they had informed us of free coffee while we waited. I guess you have to know. Waiter was over worked and could care less. Had to ask many times for many things. Hostess was rude. The food was just... More 

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Thank Tom R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

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