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Mache Bistro

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321 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1409
+1 207-288-0447
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had outstanding appetizers, wine and excellent scallop entree. Service was very good as well. Only quip is that it is a bit overpriced.

Thank Tbear999
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Inventive chef. Both the duck confirm and yellowtail tacos were excellent. Best food in Bar Harbor.

Thank Robin L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a very nice meal at Mache Bistro. The waitstaff is professional, attentive and efficient. I enjoyed my salmon but my taste of my husband's scallops has me wanting to return to order them. This was a pricey meal but we felt worth it. And we appreciated the air conditioning and comfort of dining room.

Thank ommm77
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a very nice meal here: I ordered a special appetizer plus the duck confit, washed down with a lovely large pour of a sparkling rose. My spouse, however, was less pleased. He had the steak au poive and found it not only small (we almost ordered an entire second serving of it, just so that he would feel... More 

Thank CarlottaW
Orange County, CA
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a quiet romantic dinner of small plates here on our last night. I would highly recommended! Don't miss the French lobster roll and the lemon olive oil cake!

Thank travelmom92
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner here was very good, the service also very good. A welcome counterpoint to Bar Harbor's pubs and cafes with lobster in every type of dish possible. A word of caution about reservations though. A phone request for a 7 pm reservation was dismissed, offering only 6 pm. We arrived to an empty restaurant, and an empty patio. After... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have a reservation but we were seated on a small side porch that was very pleasant. They had a small but nice wine list. We both ordered the baby back ribs and a beet salad. It was a delicious meal and a very pleasant evening

Thank auntiemoy
Dallas, Texas
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212 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular place so recommend you make reservations. They really did not want to seat us in the primary area since we had made our reservations last minute but they did finally agree to give us a table we were comfortable at and then things seemed to get better. The food was amazing and very creative the... More 

1 Thank Magictravelnow
Jacksonville Beach
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious dinner on our first night in Bar Harbor. I had the manchego and chorizo appetizer. It was a nice slice of cheese, thinly sliced chorizo sausage, and some crackers. The chicken was on a bed of arugula and fresh tomatoes. Yummy! For dessert, the lemon and blueberry cake with blueberry ice cream was delicious. Portion sizes... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love dining on tapas - we can share lots of different creations. Mache Bistro has an excellent selection. My husband and I shared 3 and it was perfect. My favorite dish was the Fried Green Tomato Stack... it was layered with lobster salad! I will try to recreate this dish at home and bring back wonderful memories of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $25
Fusion, American, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0447
Mache is a casual neighborhood bistro in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine. We offer an ever-changing menu:our appetizers, salads, entrees, small plates, and house-made desserts are prepared with the finest produce, freshest seafood, and organic & natural meats available. Full bar and eclectic wine list.

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