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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
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yummy !! Really good pies and Ice cream. Super friendly staff. We walked here every night of our stay.

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Thank mcb315
Plano, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading all the great reviews, we were excited to dine at this establishment. This visit will be our first and last. The food quality was subpar and the cashier showed in her body language that she was annoyed because we must have been taking too long to decide which dessert to order. They boast about their oversized cookies, but... More 

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Thank CGordonF
Southwest Harbor, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

not a piece of meat left on the bone.the meat just fell off the side of ribs that was huge. price was well worth it

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hubby and I had lunch here and it was excellent food and service. Clam chowder was awesome and be sure to have one of their giant homemade cookies for dessert.

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Thank Nina E
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stay on SWH and swing by for an ice cream every night. There are always people happily enjoying ice cream or a piece of homemade pie. It's great.

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Thank Vicki8658
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our nightly ice cream stop and we were never disappointed. The staff were cheerful and efficient and the place is quintessential Maine.

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Thank Linda B
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very quaint little food shop in the heart of Southwest Harbor. They sold everything from ice cream to sandwiches to clam chowder. The hosts and staff were extremely gracious with wonderful personalities. We ordered ice cream, the sandwich special and a bowl of clam chowder. Everything was great. No complaints what so ever. So if your just driving by or... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They have a great menu and friendly, attentive staff. My kids loved it because they had basic sandwiches, PB&J, ham and cheese, but the menu also appeals to adults as well. Didn't have ice cream, but they serve Giffords and the sundaes were huge!

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Thank Momof2NewJersey
Northern NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very casual. They serve ice cream. Soup, pie, sandwiches and salads, Seafood. Unpretentious, easy joint. They don't offer sugar free or low fat desserts, I wish they did. The staff could be a bit more gentle when busy.

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Thank MiggieNorthernNJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Maine Blueberry ice cream was delicious! There was plenty of seating outdoors, but it was really cramped inside the cafe and there were many ice cream flavors to choose from, they also have pies that looked delicious and a variety of coffee drinks. Looked like they serve soups, salads, sandwiches, etc as well. We would go back if in... More 

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Thank Tessa S

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?