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Sea street, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
(207) 276-3965
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly and busy restaurant with local foods and flavors. I was excited to see a vegetarian burger on their menu alongside their seafood options.

Thank Hturtle333
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great chowder, good beer, great service. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Lobster and corn a little over cooked.

Thank LouAnn S
anywhere for a good meal
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222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Biggest knock on this place is that it took some time to get our lunch..place was busy, and it looked like just two people on the floor. We ordered the usual outdoor fair, steamers were good, lobster roll was good, clam roll was good...if you're looking for a quick lunch, this might be fun, in spite of the fact it's... More 

Thank chuckiek
Rome, New York
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy, but good food and a cozy environment that we find charming and inviting especially on a rainy downeast day!

1 Thank Geri8037
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place just keeps getting better. They have enclosed the patio, tucked in a small bar, hired a great waiter... and stuck to they things they do best. The lobster roll is excellent, but the Chicken BLT and the salads are also delicious. If you are waiting for the mail boat, it is a perfect place to enjoy a classic... More 

1 Thank TriptheLifeFantastic
Woodbury, Connecticut
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite impressed with the improvements they have made to the restaurant. Much brighter inside and airy. While they have made some additions to their menu, almost every offering is fried. The exception is the lobster dinners. I had the gazpacho. It was not seasoned and contained big chunks of yellow squash. The haddock bites were ok however not seasoned. This... More 

Thank stonzes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We come every summer and last year we chose the Docksider to go to. It was the most rude place with attitude from the owner and staff,, atmosphere was so cold and unwelcoming that I would never recommend this establishment to anybody..... This year went to the Tan Turtle and OMG it was the best experience since back in Maine....... More 

1 Thank Lawrence R
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

The view was spectacular sitting outside overlooking the harbor was a great way to spend part of the afternoon. We went to lunch and the food was normal bar type but good.

Thank Helene T
somerville, tn
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Grew up there and it used to be THE place to eat lunch and dinner and get ice cream. Been on the skids for about 15 years. Sad...

4 Thank Pokeymandog
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

It's called Docksider but does not sit on the water or have water views. Like many others are saying the service is slooooooow. The waitress was nice but they were not packed or slammed when we arrived for lunch. The food was not worth the asking price. I'd go find another place to eat before I'd go here again.

1 Thank bswartley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea street, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Mount Desert  >  Northeast Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 276-3965

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?