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Cafe This Way

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14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
207-288-4483
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat 5:30 am - 9:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Simply awesome! Monte cristo was delicious, kids had blueberry pancakes. Bagle plate with smoked salmon was a big hit with my wife.

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Thank Bryan C
McDonough, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unique small restaurant down a side street (look for the sign hanging at entrance to the alley), good selection for dinner (we had the pecan crusted halibut with warm pickled vegies & smashed potatoes), nice small wine selection, great friendly service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious smoked salmon eggs Benedict. Long wait outside in pleasant seating under the trees. Not their fault that they have such a following! Nice service with no wait for food to come out. Guess their kitchen can keep up!

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Hudson, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visit Acadia NP for one week every year. Each year going to Cafe This Way for breakfast is a must. I particularly like Green Eggs and Sam. My wife often opts for Eggs Benedict on Hash. Their Blueberry French Toast is also wonderful

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here twice for breakfast and once for dinner within a 5 day stay. The breakfasts are particularly good, from Maine's best blueberry pancakes to terrific egg options. Dinner had great seafood options the whole family enjoyed. We loved the local flavor of the restaurant and the warm staff and the food was first rate and reasonable.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I got takeout from here and were pleasantly surprised. The food was flavorful and tasty. Brussel sprouts were excellent. Mushroom/tofu noodles were very flavorful. The tofu tikka with rice was also flavorful. The peach (and I think rhubarb) pie was delicious! So was the vanilla icecream. Highly recommended, especially when some of the other options in the... More 

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Thank kukiimnzta
Milltown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Down an in-town alley, this restaurant offers an exceptional and consistent breakfast menu. Staff is always friendly and attentive. Breakfasts are uniquely fresh and original. The atmosphere is funky casual. After sampling their breakfasts, which we always do multiple times when visiting Bar Harbor, try them for dinner.

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Thank edwarb52
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for a family friendly restaurant with a unique menu & Cafe This Way did the trick. A little off the beaten path. Great ambiance. Friendly staff. Food was delicious. Perfect for couples or families.

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Thank hsalawel
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sometimes, places that reach a #1 ranking slack off. Not so for Cafe This Way. They continue to serve wonderful breakfasts served by their friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff. I have not been there for dinner yet, but folks seem to love their eclectic menu for that meal as well. Best blueberry pancakes on the planet - and the coffee is... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Eclectic cafe with fun atmosphere and great food. Both wife and I had halibut dishes which were outstanding as were the Caesar salads. Prices were fair and service was great. Would definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday
5:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-288-4483

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