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Mama DiMatteo's

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34 Kennebec Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1804
+1 207-288-3666
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hamilton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great "old school" Italian food. Comfortable non pretentious setting serving up traditional Italian fare and specials on a nightly basis. All good and the "value proposition" is great.Does not receive the hype and attention that other Main St. establishment, which are not as good, receive. Friendly and welcoming off Main St. location near the fire station delivers a soothing setting... More 

Thank Charles C
Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best dinner I have had in my life! Great food and Great service! Thisty Whale and SideStreet Café both had a very long wait, we got into this great place with no wait at all. I definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Bar Harbor!!!

Thank DEBBYB_10
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Bar Harbor is a fun touristy town. If you crave some relief and excellent Italian food, this is the place.

Thank Nationalparksdiva
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

I'm from London and have travelled around the world, and I can honestly say that this is the worst Italian restaurant I have EVER been too. The pizza was so small, so tasteless and so unauthentic that they may have well as served me a cracker with some cheddar on. To add to that it was overpriced and the service... More 

Thank tommyajevans
Mackinaw City
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The food here was one of the best meals I ever ate. I had haddock, lobster & scallop scampi with pasta marinara. Wonderful. The problem was the horribly uncomfortable seating & slow service. First we were seated in a wooden booth. We asked if we could be moved to a table because the booth was so uncomfortable. Our waiter kindly... More 

Thank Maureen S
Carteret, New Jersey
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117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Bar far the best Italian food in Bar Harbor. If you are in a rush-this is not the place to go because all the meals are prepared fresh. You start with bread and humus olive oil. My chicken Parmesan with linguini was well worth the wait. You need to get there early, or have a reservation because it is a... More 

Thank John P
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Cozy atmosphere and fine Italian food - even the bread and accompanying white bean dip impressed. Service was good. Had the duck confit and wife had eggplant parmesan. I really liked the duck and my wife thought the eggplant was good, too. Lobster bisque was exceptional.

1 Thank Dan50226
Ormond Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner here one night while staying in Bar Harbor - the service was very good and the selection of different kinds of meals was excellent.

1 Thank JAM32174
Terrytown, Louisiana
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152 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

When we arrived at this restaurant, the evening had turned cool. We need to eat outdoors because we travel with a dog. We were shown to a table with no buffer for the wind. We asked to move to a warmer table, since most of them were empty. I'm not sure what it was about this table but the hostess... More 

Thank flowerchild48
Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We've been here a week and had a lot if great food. This was, by far, the best meal we had. It wasn't fancy; but it was quiet and the waiter was attentive. Would definitely return.

Thank DMC12381

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Kennebec Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3666

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