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Reviewed October 17, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely the best! If you want high quality imaginative food and cocktails do come here. Once again it proved to be our favorite place in Bar Harbor. Happy hour is 3-5 and is a good time to visit if you don’t want to wait.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 30, 2020 via mobile

We visited the restaurant twice on our 5 night visit. We usually don’t do that while on vaca because we like to check out different dining options but we enjoyed our first dinner here so we went back the following evening. The first evening we...ate inside and the next night we dined alfresco. The tables were spaced far enough that I didn’t feel too close to other parties and the servers wore mask. Both nights we had the fresh oysters on the half shell. So good my mouth is watering just thinking of them!! We also enjoyed several of the small plates, one was a crab bruschetta which was out of this world! We also had the blueberry crepe for dessert one evening. The cocktails, wine and friendly servers rounded out 2 perfect evenings.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 23, 2020

We had a really great lunch here! Great cocktails, wine, lobster roll and lobster crepes. Fresh and flavorful ingredients. Roasted tomato aioli on the lobster roll! Delicious!! Affogato with salted caramel ice cream for dessert! If I weren’t leaving tomorrow, I would go back!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020

We stayed in Bar Harbor for four days and had lunch at Project Social Kitchen and Bar during one of those days. We simply loved the overall experience. Great Fusion food made with colorful and fresh ingredients. We tried a variety of small plates and...each of the items were truly amazing Give it a try. Strongly recommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020

It's hard to impress me, but the crab cakes are simply orgasmic! (Thank you Chef Sachi!) Year after year, Project Social and their team never disappoint with delectable plates and irresistible cocktails. Make sure to experience this menu during your visit to Bar Harbor.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 25, 2020

They were out of the lobster crepes which sounded wonderful, so that was a bit disappointing. Also service was pretty slow, but i think everyone in Bar Harbor is understaffed this year, so that may be the norm. We had several of the small plates:...the carrots, lamb and scallops were excellent, the crab cakes were meh.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 20, 2020

So I have been to Bar Harbor 4 times in the last 4 years. I can honestly say (and it is unfortunate) that Bar Harbor has never impressed me with its food. Project Social quite honestly blew my mind with their service...their food and their...cocktails which were AMAZING and so unique. We went also got food at Stewmans (horrible) Blaze (horrible) and Whale something or other (average). Again...go here. Great atmosphere. Great food and amazing cocktails. You will enjoy yourself. I dont write reviews often btw...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed October 28, 2019

Nice selection of small plates - very creatively done. Especially loved the artichokes! Bartender makes great cocktails!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 17, 2019

We came here with 5 adults and 1 baby for happy hour. The food, drinks, and service was SO delicious we decided to stay for dinner. The food was spectacular - the best in Bar Harbor. The drinks were delicious, and the service - SUPERB!...You get what you pay for - and at Project Social, you'll get five stars. The fish chowder, lobster roll, mussels, oysters were all good. My family and I can't stop talking about this place. A must to go visit while in Bar Harbor.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant that we tried in bar harbor. The cocktails were unique and very tasty! My husband and I loved the shishito pepper appetizer and the scallops.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Steve M
February 17, 2017|
Response from projectsocial | Property representative |
Hi Steve! Our new building is almost finished and we will start working on recreating Social very soon. We should be ready to open in late May, we will keep everyone up to date on our Facebook page and our website. Hope to... More
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  • Project Social Kitchen & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4