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4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-4550
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our meal at Sips - including the wine flights that were chosen by the bartender to perfectly complement my meal. Their menu offers everything from seafood crepes to BLT's, so everyone at the table could order a meal that pleased them. My only suggestion would be that they consider moderating their seasonings a bit. I had the lobster... More 

Thank VicarJoan
Boston, Massachusetts
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724 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visitors information center suggested we eat here for breakfast. We ordered traditional breakfast fare and everyone was pleased. I had blueberry crepes and a scrambled egg. The egg was overcooked (browned) and tasted like it was cooked on the same cook top as pancakes. The crepes were good; especially the wild blueberries on top.

Thank surfinginflorida
Battle Creek, Michigan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was very friendly. Atmosphere was okay. Food was tasty but priced high for the portion received. Average restaurant and bar.

Thank Ruth d
Boston, MA
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for dinner. Drinks are fabulous. Food is pretty good; some dishes were excellent, others were average. I would definitely go again and would love to try breakfast. The Cioppino wasn't as good as I hoped it would be but a couple of the pastas were delicious. We ordered a bunch of stuff and shared. Love the cozy atmosphere and... More 

Thank SJDS15
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come to SWH every year and make sure Sips is on our list to visit. The boyfriend always gets his favorite mushroom risotto with grilled chicken and I love their mussels. Always great food.

Thank Vicki8658
Northern NJ
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there with a few children. I had oatmeal with pecans( they roast them in house). My daughter had Lobster benedict, she liked it. Others had pancakes, coffee. A good breakfast was had by all.

Thank MiggieNorthernNJ
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in here for lunch, while out exploring Southwest Harbor. Cute place. Delicious lobster on a croissant (Which they had just switched to from a profiterole and wasn't even on the menu yet). Excellent choice...the croissant complemented the lobster perfectly and was a much better choice of bread than the usual hot dog type roll that it comes in, (which... More 

Thank 600lynnw
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wife said its the best breakfast she's ever had. Mine was pretty good too. If had more time would have liked to have came back And tried lunch or dinner. Owned by the Sawyers.

Thank Gary W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came off of a late whale watch and tried a couple restaurants that turned out closed by 8:30, so when we showed up shortly before 9pm and expected to be turned away -- we were very pleasantly surprised that they welcomed us into a buzzing restaurant. We had the Cioppino, one Curried chicken crepe, a dinner salad (a bit... More 

Thank Diane02451
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we decided to eat in Southwest Harbor, Maine, and avoid the crowds of in-season Bar Harbor on the other side of the island, we had no reservation for this little place. They were nearly full on a Wednesday night. There was pleasant, tasteful guitar music playing and we were happily surprised at the sophistication of the menu. Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-4550

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