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Town Hill Bistro - CLOSED

1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
+1 207-288-1011
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 29, 2014
“Open next door under the name of the Food Shack”
Jul 20, 2014
“Hoping they can reopen”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
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Reviewed May 18, 2009

My girlfriend and I drove up the coast to see Acadia nad we stumbled on a small wine shop. Went in to check it out and as soon as we opened the door it felt like we were in the right place! It smelled like...More

3  Thank P0rtlandKitty
Reviewed October 27, 2008

Town Hill Bistro was the only restaurant I made reservations in advance before my trip to New England and I was glad I did! My parents and I arrived and they had our table set up with water already set in place (the first time...More

3  Thank Enya
Reviewed October 25, 2008

I really wanted to like this place, it was the kind of setting I love. It's just not all that, folks, and there's no reason for it to be atop the restaurant review list for Bar Harbor, not based upon the food we had, that's...More

6  Thank SLF4591
Mamacook, cook/owner at Town Hill Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2008

So, first I would like to thank you for your criticism. It's always good to get feedback. I only wish that the two times your server (and we agree that he does a great job) asked you how everything was, you had spoken of your...More

Reviewed October 17, 2008

Personally, we think that the restaurant is overrated. Location is a little bit away from the downtown area and main lodgings. The food is average and not worth the reservations required to get a table here.

5  Thank lillyandy
Reviewed October 7, 2008

We enjoyed a meal tonight at the Town Hill Bistro. It is very unusual with a limited menu. The food was great and the ambience memorable.

2  Thank cjjjbugs
Reviewed September 30, 2008

My husband and I dined here Saturday night (9/27) after failing to secure a reservation for Friday night (they were fully booked.) The Town Hill Bistro is charming inside - like dining in your own home (if you had a bar in your dining room!)...More

2  Thank koconnor20
Reviewed September 27, 2008

We went to this place because all the reviews were great. From the outside, you don't even know its a restaurant. I seriously think they try to hide it because there are too many people that want to go here. There are only (10) tables...More

2  Thank brandon3131
Reviewed September 10, 2008

Town Hill Bistro is that rare restaurant that doesn't serve a bad dish. The chef has the perfect touch: wonderful, perfectly balanced flavors - always subtle and exquisite, every item on the plate complimenting the other. I cannot go to Bar Harbor without going to...More

2  Thank mrchai
Reviewed September 6, 2008

Had an excellent meal at THB - a nice break from the "all the same" lobster-serving restaurants (we all need one lobsterless day over the course of a week?). THB has a varied wine list, on the inexpensive side. Choices are set up for all...More

2  Thank gg99
Reviewed September 2, 2008

I sometimes wonder who has the time or desire to sit down and write a restaurant review. Now, I'm one of those guys. First, I am what you'd call a foodie-someone who plans their day around a good meal wherever they are. I also have...More

3  Thank Dr_Chill
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-1011
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