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Opera House

27 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #78 of 116 restaurants in Bar Harbor
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- Oct 14, 2013
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Washington DC
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were looking for a place to have coffee and rest a bit after walking all through town, and we just happened upon this place. Wifi was free with a $5 purchase, so that was no problem since we were both getting drinks and a snack. Everything was kept tidy, including the restroom which is always nice. It has a... More

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Boston
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122 reviews 122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Good location and plenty of seating choices. You can use their computers for Internet access (for a fee). I bought two med lattes ~ $9. I was told only one of us could access the WiFi ($5 spend per access) for up to 1 hour. I tried connecting but the convoluted "check in & check out" process was such a... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

"Island of Misfit Furniture" was the first thing that came to mind...an eclectic mix of stuff in this surprisingly large coffee shop/internet cafe but it somehow works and makes you feel right at home. Baristas were friendly and coffee was very good. Definitely a favorite quick stop spot while shopping in town.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My favorite coffe place in town. Has a run down bohemian feel to it. Mismatched sofas and chairs to lounge in. Newspapers lying around. A cool internet cafe in the back. A liberal dog policy. They roll up the front "windows" when the weather is good, giving it an open-air vibe. Totally chill and laid back. The coffee was great,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We found this quite by accident and it is a gem! Very relaxed atmosphere, lots of comfy seats, papers etc and, of course, good coffee and the internet! I've seen the comments about having to pay for the internet but I didn't find that unusual - we just had to buy a coffee valued at $5 and got half an... More

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Dallas, TX
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59 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

my wife really loved the toasted marshmallow latte here but got to say it's surprisingly more expensive than starbucks

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Bryn Mawr, Pa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

was in this place with my kids on Aug 13 when a teenager came up to the male attendant (owner??) with some sort of complaint. The attendant started using the most incredible foul language, at the top of his lungs, that I could not believe it. I mean, half of the internet spots are taken by young children here. I... More

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Medford, New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Good coffee tasty frozen strawberry lemonade but no Internet access unless you pay for it and jump through hoops with firewall etc. we were amused that public access has firewall . Cool place to hang out and fun chairs right out front.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Neat spot for coffee and pastries. Friendly people, a lot of self-serve items which initially is confusing. Great Place!

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New Hampton, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Odd. I appreciate originality, but this place is just confused in its identity, mostly in decor. Furniture and floors dirty. Breve decent, Premixed Oregon Chai tastey. Friendly service. We were allured by the comfy looking furniture, but would certainly go elsewhere next time

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