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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Clovis, New Mexico
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great stop in SW Harbor! They have a diverse menu and for a change we went for Pizza rather than seafood. Lots of ways to get lobster but we chose the more usual pepperoni. It was quite good. The best we have had on the road in two months traveling. We came back again for the ice cream. Plenty... More 

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Thank Bruce B
Southwest Harbor, Maine
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great little cafe/ice cream shop right on Main Street in SW Harbor. Food is casual (great hamburgers, fish sandwiches, soups, etc.). They may have pizza but I really can't remember. It's small but there is some seating outside where you can watch the world go by. Expect to stand in line for ice cream but there are... More 

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Thank Anne W
dayton, oh
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114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is great place to grab a sandwich to take with you on a hike. The sandwiches and brownies were very good!

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Thank Mary O
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not fancy, not quality, but if you are looking for a less expensive, kid-friendly meal in an expensive tourist area, this place is friendly and clean. Don't order seafood though.

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Thank Sarah R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife, grandchildren and I ate dinner and dessert here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The blueberry pie and ice cream are delicious!

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

The name says it. A little ice cream shop on the quiet side of MDI. We went twice while we were camping in Southwest Harbor. We probably would have gone more than twice but we didn't find it until the end of our trip. I got blue berry ice cream one day and toasted coconut the next. The toasted coconut... More 

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Thank bfglee
Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is well reviewed and lived up to the reviews. Not alot of seating, but granite benches just outside from city.

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food menu was decent, the ice cream and ced coffee were very good. The place is very small and more of a take out place, but there is cool casual outside seating. The layout is terrible, but for good ice cream...worth the confusion.

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

The place was busy and there seemed to be a fair mix of locals and tourists. I had a lobster roll and thought it to be pretty mediocre. The locals in the next table over had the lobster bisque and seemed to really enjoy it. We never made it back to try anything else. Very cute outdoor seating area as... More 

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Thank vabeachgirl82
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ice cream was good but certainly not homemade and if it was, it did not taste so. The coconut macaroons were good and were huge. In fact, all the cookies looked like they were on steroids, but yummy. Go early because it appears to be the only ice cream in Southwest Harbor so the early evening it starts to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444
Description
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop.
19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service

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