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“Last but not least” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Galyn's

Galyn's
17 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1845
207-288-9706
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Ranked #41 of 120 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Last but not least”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This was the last restaurant tried before heading back home. We will certainly come back to Galyn's. The view of the bay is at your table, the service friendly, and the food exquisite. When you order hot tea, your choices are many. I will remember this lobster meal.

Visited October 2012
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Hope
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Still my favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My wife and I sometimesa alone sometimes with friends have been coming here fordinner for more years than id like to say. Whenever im in Bar Harbor for a weekend or just a quick trip We will always go there for dinner! We just lovethe food, service and overall experience.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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VERONA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Good meal w/ view of the harbor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Went to eat at Galyns as it was reccommended by some locals and the food was very good and the service was great. We got a window seat and was able to look out at the harbor while we ate. We each got the lobster dinner and everything was nicely prepared and presented very nice and very good. This is a place where you could spend a special occasion.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bracknell
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Good restaurant handy for the waterfront”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Ate at Galyns during our trip to Bar Harbor in Sept 2012-even though a bit windy at the time we braved the balcony tables and gained an excellent waterfront view and the chance to people watch on Main Street.

Quite a classy looking restaurant and certainly an impressive building.

Food was of good quality- we shared the Crab Cake appetiser and then had the Seafood Linguini and the Pasta Galyn- both were incredibly tasty and good value for money.

Opens at 4pm for dinner and was pretty busy later on- therefore recommend getting there early.

Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Perfection in food and atmospher”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I want to start by apologizing to the folks at Galyn's because I always avoided it in the past. Turns out I had the reviews confused with Geddy's (a tourist trap) which is pretty much next door to them. Easy confusion to make on the name, but a world of difference in restaurants. This is the kind of restaurant you always look for when you travel, but get mostly near misses. From the moment I walked in the door, it felt homey. The food was excellent, the service attentive, and the staff beyond friendly. Instead of one big noisy restaurant, this place is typical old New England with cozy smaller rooms and a Cheers-like eat-in bar area with the affable bartender. They seemed to know when to make conversation and when to leave us be. I would sell my soul for the apple pie crust recipe; It's that good. Unfortunately, they are closed til next spring, but worth waiting for.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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