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17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
+1 207-288-9706
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
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Reviewed yesterday

Saved the best for last! Ate at Gayln's on our last full night in Mt Desert. We were waited on by Bobi, who was attentive and friendly. I had the Early Bird Special (lobster, clam chowder, rice and asparagus), while my wife the Shrimp Lafayette....More

Thank Nichole4fsu
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While traveling up the Maine cost lobster was part of the everyday menu but when we reached Bar Harbor we were ready for some hearty red meat. Everyone we asked said go to Gaylens. So that is what we did We did not abandon the...More

Thank smkk211
Reviewed yesterday

First nite in Bar Harbor and Galyn's was highly recommended by B&B. My wife and I had 6:30 dinner reservations and tired after a long drive up from Boston so nice to be seated promptly. Ordered a elderflower martini for my wife and glass of...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and nice quiet atmosphere. Nicely decorated. Had a delicious meal of twin lobster tails, asparagus and rice. Bread was delicious too. Highly recommend and I would definitely what here again.

Thank Trip295858
Reviewed 2 days ago

We began our first evening in Bar Harbor by walking the Shore Path on our way to the harbor and Main Street. The owner at our B&B recommended this restaurant. We didn't have reservations so the hostess suggested we visit their bar area while we...More

Thank edward d
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went in for drinks and apps during happy hour (3-6??). The appetizer selection is great and the food was incredible. The bartenders were super friendly and fun to engage with. Went back the next day to catch some of the football game while enjoying happy...More

Thank FarmGirl-931
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food, good service, pleasant staff and great location made our choice of restaurants in Bar Harbor easy! Our waitress, Kathy, was superb in handling our party of 7 even though she informed us that she is moving to Florida soon! Would recommend this place...More

Thank Florian987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Let me start by saying the service and ambience of this restaurant is good. Unfortunately the food was not. I am not picky when it comes to food. In fact, this is the first time I have ever complained about the food in any restaurant...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We happened upon this restaurant by accident and we were so happy we did! It has a beautiful setting with a view of the harbor and the food was delicious. The lobster was fresh and HUGE!

Thank LMHill0104
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We tried this place for lunch on the recommendation of some locals. It is a cut above many of the other places in Bar Harbor to eat. Good atmosphere, tableclothes! Not something you find in downtown Bar Harbor. Prices were a little higher, but the...More

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October 15, 2017|
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Most likely they are open, do not think you would need a reservation. You might want to check there website for hours. You will surly enjoy your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-9706
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