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Side Street cafe

49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
+1 207-801-2591
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac and cheese” (332 reviews)
“lobster stew” (234 reviews)
“burger” (298 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
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Reviewed today via mobile

The menu variety is almost overwhelming. If you are unable to select a combination of foods from the copious menu, you nonetheless probably would be able to order your desired meal. As posted, ingredients are fresh and consequently tasty. Add to the properly-prepared, fresh food,...More

Thank KenD5364
Reviewed today

Ate outside for early dinner, and they had good food which was not too heavy or salty, and also good beer selections. Lobster mac and cheese was terrific, and included two veggies, and a sauce that was not gummy, as some are.

Thank annedan439
Reviewed today

Nice variety of food on the menu. The chicken tacos were excellent with the mango habanero salsa. So good! I'm not a blueberry pie fan, but there's was the best I've ever had.

Thank Deanna K
Reviewed yesterday

Great food and good atmosphere. Highly recommend going here to eat. We had the lobster roll which was great.

Thank Wander765701
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had asked a local about music and she recommended this cafe. It was busy (it WAS Saturday night) but we were able to grab a couple of seats at corner bar. The music (Americana) was fine, the drinks were well priced and their lobster stew...More

Thank edward d
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this place! Food was good, drinks were good, great energy, excellent service. There’s nothing fancy about this place. Its cute, clean and serves great food. Don’t miss it!

Thank Regina L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A favorite of ours when visiting Bar Harbor. Fantastic portions, good value, excellent drinks. The lobster roll is excellent as are the homemade chips that accompany it. Also ordered the quinoa burger which was delicious. Highly recommended!

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice stop for food and drinks. Located off the main road, it great atmosphere. Nice bar overlooks the street so you can drink and eat while people watching. Staff was friendly, drinks were strong, food was great

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go here!!! Eat all of the food!!!! The Mac and cheese is out of this world, mussels are delicious, jerk chicken wings are perfectly seasoned, scallops are perfectly cooked, and the CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING is one of the best desserts I have EVER had!!!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were recommended this restaurant by hotel staff and boy were they right! Hidden on a back street but definitely worth finding! The spinach artichoke dip was perfect! I had the half rack and Mac....OMGosh, the ribs just fell apart! Hubs had the lobster roll....More

Thank Slincky
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from MidwestSailor83 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, but you can call up to an hour ahead to get out in the list fir a table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-2591
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