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“adequate, at best” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Rupununi American Bar and Grill - CLOSED

Rupununi American Bar and Grill
119 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1880
207-288-2886
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Firefly Lane
Lindenhurst, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“adequate, at best”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I really wanted to like this place more than I did. The atmosphere was great and the place was very cute. We were greeted by a sweet hostess that sat us outside. We ordered the lobster empanadas, that were adequate at best. They were very flaky and the dough was sweeter that I am used to. I could not taste any bit of lobster but there was plenty of cheese. I was looking to taste the flavor of the lobster. No Luck. I also had the soup of the day which was roasted pepper and gouda, that was delicious but warm not hot. I am very glad that we did not order more food. This was enough for me.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Service - dog friendly”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Our waiter was great, easily managed three families seated in his area in under 5 minutes which is not an easy task. The back area was perfect for our family to have the dog dine with us. The lobster roll was pretty slim on the lobster and only came with fries ... no pickle, no cole slaw ... for a $15 sandwich I would have expected a little more. My husband enjoyed his burger. Overall underwhelming experience.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Montpelier, Vermont
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We were very hungry having cycled 30 miles in the national park, nachos were great as was the pasta and fish and chips we had for our main core. The service was also generally good. Only disappointing thing was that the main courses arrived whilst were still finishing the nachos, a shame as personally I like a bit of breathing space between courses. Still we'd probably go back if we were ever passing through this way again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Scottsdale, Az
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“Nice patio on the street, good food + dog friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This restaurant has a nice patio with dog friendly tables right on the street (as opposed to stuffed way in the back). The food and service were very good. We had a dozen oysters on the half shell, which were fresh, large and delicious. The rest of the meal was very good.

Visited July 2013
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Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Terrible service and food!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Daughter wanted to try here and from beginning to end it was terrible. Slow service, undercooked hamburgers, slopped together. So many waitresses just walking around with nothing to do. Go down the street and eat at Paddy's outside and you'll enjoy that for the same $ amount.

Visited August 2013
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