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Breakfast at Grumpy's

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11 Apple Ln, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
207-244-1082
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7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Elmhurst
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We felt like having a full sit down breakfast and decided to walk to Grumpy' s despite some of the negative comments. Pleasant view, tasty food and friendly service. Family with picky teens thoroughly enjoyed it. Prices are typical for area. Convenient to southwest harbor. We liked it.

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Thank Dave H
Northeast
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Place is never open. Never going back. They have a board when you walk in the entryway with the listed open hours, but always closed. Take this restaurant off your list.

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Thank travelingal72
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is good solid breakfast choices. But when everything is ala carte the final bill is higher than what we expected. Lots of places are high on MDI but this felt extraordinary so wanted to review here. We were a party of three and the bill was $52 and didn't have anything fancy. Pancakes and eggs, French toast and eggs... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Breakfast at Grumpy's on a Friday morning. There were only two other tables occupied in the restaurant when we arrived. The food was really good and the portions are great! The french toast with maple cream is excellent! My whole family loved our meals!

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Thank townie7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after the restaurant was preparing to close on a particularly busy morning. They could have turned us away, but instead welcomed all eight of us, including small kids. We sat on the screened in porch, watched the boats in the harbor, and enjoyed both our meal and the hospitality. (Our kids now call the restaurant "Non-Grumpys.") Owners didn't... More 

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Thank J N
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying on this side of the island and saw Grumpy's had eggs Benedict. It is already my favorite...add lobster...can't go home without trying it. You get a whole lobster...so well worth the price in my opinion. The English muffin was burned and hard to cut....I overlooked it because the rest was so good. My husband's pancakes were over... More 

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Thank Barry and Kris H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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201 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

As we are "before season" in Maine, are taking what we can easily find. This restaurant was not far from our accommodations. Is a small restaurant, only had one wait staff. Grumpy was cooking in the kitchen, and sometimes running plates to the table. Wait staff did apologize several times for the wait. Said it was "dry run" for next... More 

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1 Thank JohnandJana
Enola, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We where driving around looking for somewhere we could get some breakfast and found Grumpy's. was a very nice experience homey feel and great food would strongly recommend to anyone looking to get a great breakfast while looking right out into the harbor.

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1 Thank John F
Lake Tranquility
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169 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I love that you can eat outside overlooking the beautiful Southwest Harbor harbor. I also love that dogs are welcome. The waitress brings a dog biscuit for the pooch with the pet parents meal. This is a small operation so be prepared to wait a while. The wait is worth it because the food is hot, plentiful and tasty for... More 

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Gorham, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Don't be in a hurry but the food is very good and the views are worth the wait.The restaurant is an easy walk from the village.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Apple Ln, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-244-1082

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