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Cafe Dry Dock & Inn

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357 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
(207) 244-5842
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Patchogue, New York, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided enough of the lobster and wanted a fine dining experience. This place was great! Not crowded, nice wine list, good menu choices. Not for kids as prices are high but well worth it for the level of service and steak choices.

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Thank Pete M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family had dinner here for the last night of a family reunion. I had mussels. They were excellent. We were a large group, but had made reservations far ahead of time.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just vacationed on MDI for the past week. We camped in Southwest Harbor so most of the time we ate at the camper. One night we were tired of grilling and wanted some clam chowder so I did a quick search and found this place and we popped in for a quick supper. We both ordered a bowl of... More 

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Thank bfglee
Yosemite National Park, California
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was not impressed with this restaurant and I am not picky. The clam chowder lacking flavor, the salads were too small, the steak was tough. It was a beautiful atmosphere and the servers were excellent. The food was not worth the price. my son was the only one who enjoyed his meal-he ordered stuffed lobster for the first time... More 

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was a little slow, but ok. The food was fresh and menu varied, the daily specials were very good.. Average entree price $17 - $23

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Thank Cynthia M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the dry dock with my family and loved it. Wonderful food and atmosphere the kids told us they had the best Mac n cheese they had ever had in Maine. I loved the stuffed french toast with blueberries and their tiramisu was wonderful close to what you could expect from a 5 star restaurant.

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Thank Ann S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good meal on out to this week and the staff were very accommodating of our two young kids. I enjoyed a baked haddock with cilantro pesto, though the sides were not special.

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Thank Deena F
Boston
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459 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fine cafe with friendly staff and a traditional menu, mussels, lobsters, etc. One of the few places opened late in the small village. Better than a summer cafe, but not special dining.

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Millis, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped, but no reservation needed and was pleasantly surprised. Food, especially mussels and captain's salads was awesome.

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Thank Blueberryhollow
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here a few times and the food has always been delicious and the staff friendly. There is a very small side deck, which is lovely when the weather is nice.

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Thank ehs107

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 244-5842

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?