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Cafe This Way

14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
+1 207-288-4483
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate breakfast there both mornings we were in Bar Harbor. Really enjoyed our food and the staff was very friendly. They have great vegetarian choices and also really good raisin bread French toast. Highly recommend.

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have never had a bad experience for breakfast here. Always top notch. Pooched eggs, blueberry pancakes, etc. Great prices, service you can not go wrong. Great way to start the day.

Thank bdr324
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were steered to the cafe by a tour guide at the waterfront when we were looking like bewildered tourists. It was a great recommendation! I had a great corned beef hash and poached egg concoction and husband had the A+A omelet. Both Awesome. And...More

Thank royaltaga
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While visiting Bar Harbor my wife and I stopped in for the first time to have dinner at Cafe This Way. It is located on a small side street near the Village Green. We both ordered Lobster Rolls and they were delicious. The server was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One thing I really like is the home fries are really potatoes and those frozen fast food ones. All their meals are good with good servers

Thank billreedred
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's getting harder and harder, it seems, to find a good option for semi-fine dining in Bar Harbor. Many places have closed, moved, gone downhill or just weren't that great to begin with. During our time in Maine this August, we ate at Cafe This...More

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy having breakfast in this fun, lively place. The service was very good and quick! We especially enjoyed the blueberry pancakes and the Harvey this trip.

Thank Jrgrant27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved breakfast here. The service was fast and friendly. I wasn't feeling great the day we visited but the blueberry pancakes tasted wonderful. They were sort of thin and a little crispy on the edges, not big fluffy pancakes. My boyfriend ordered the smoked trout...More

Thank thrallt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu and service. Lots of vegan/vegetarian options but good for meat lovers too. I loved Kit’s Burrito with vegan sausage and my husband had the corned beef hash. I would post pictures except we scarfed it down without even thinking about it! Excellent cappuccino...More

Thank tabi_travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The selections on the menu are great. We ate there two nights in a row! If you like brussels sprouts order them! The ahi poke bowl was fresh and delicious. Service was timely and friendly.

Thank shkane
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June 14, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CTWBH | Property representative |
Yes, we have plenty of options. If you look at our menu on line, cafethisway. com you will see an * next to the items that are or can be made gluten free. Many of these can be made without dairy as well.
February 11, 2017|
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Response from FinLi_75 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and I highly recommend it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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: +1 207-288-4483
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serving breakfast and dinner, considered casual and fine dining. Large breakfast menu, and eclectic dinner menu.
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