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“Great food, great value” 4 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
playa del rey, ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food, great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We enjoyed an early lobster dinner at Galyn's. It was great. You can't beat the price and the quality of the lobster was excellent. The service was good and the atmosphere was festive. If you're looking for a casual restaurant with good food, Galyn's is the perfect choice.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Boston
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Nice place to eat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Always great food and good service. This is a consistently good restaurant, year after year. The Mediterranean scallops are terrific.

  • Visited July 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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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Go Early for the Lobster Special”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I had an outstanding lobster dinner for $15 by eating an early dinner. It was a lot of food that was all well prepared. The atmosphere isn't exactly family friendly, but they do have a kids menu. The location is really nice too as you can walk the shore path after eating a big meal.

Visited October 2012
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Don't be fooled”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Don't be fooled by the SUPER picky, impossible to please people, who wrote bad reviews. Try for yourself. I had the Prime Rib, and mty Fiance had the lobster special. Both meals were great. The service was good as well.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Geelong
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“very good seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Reviews on TA were somewhat mixed for Galyn's, however as it was a short walk from our inn we decided to try.
All the food we had was very good.
The mixed seafood grill was generous & cooked just right. It comprised lobster tail, haddock, salmon, calamari & shrimp.
The crab cakes looked a little overcooked but proved to be very tasty & quite moist. The scallop & prawn skewer was also tasty & not overcooked, the lobster linguini also very good apart from being a little too generous with the garlic.
Highlight of the night however was the Blueberry Apple Crisp tart! Quite outstanding! We shared one, but are very tempted to order seconds!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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