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“Locals love it!”
Review of Sips

Sips
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Delray Beach, FL
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Locals love it!”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Sips is good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you just want a cup of coffee, a sandwich or a cocktail, this is the place to come. Belly up to the bar or get a window seat to enjoy your meal. You'll be glad you came. The nights they have music are especially fun. Make a reservation for those nights. Standing room only.

Visited September 2012
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tremont, Maine
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Breakfast at Sips”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Had breakfast this cold morning at Sips...Had a wonderful meal. Such a lovely place to meet friends. Never feel like you have to hurry. Food is always so delicious.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank CyndiL
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Bar Harbor, Maine
Level 6 Contributor
193 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“A gem in one of the best small towns in Maine”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

My husband and I have enjoyed breakfast, lunch, and dinners at this little gem over the past few years and realized it is time to update our past review. Sips is operated by a local couple skilled in all things culinary from wines to cheeses, pastries, and food in general. Located on a side street in the middle of picture-perfect small town Southwest Harbor, Sips offers a wonderful respite from the craziness of summertime Bar Harbor and is open all winter too. We always direct visitors to this "quietside" of the island for folks that want the beauty of Maine but not the crush of t-shirt shops which tend to fill Bar Harbor. Sips offers terrific breakfast with nice offerings like crepes, homemade oatmeal with real maple syrup, and a bargain breakfast for under $5! Lunches vary from standard offerings to specials and everything can be made "to-go" so you can enjoy the Bass Harbor lighthouse or my favorite spot, Seawall picnic area. Sips is also good for dinner and reservations are accepted and recommended in summer. Again, specials offer quality and fair prices. The owners are wine experts and offer typically expensive wines by-the-glass so you can try out something you couldn't afford by the bottle. The decor is tasteful and comfortable with the crowd a mix of locals and visitors alike. Live music is offered which varies from folk to jazz...a bit too loud for our taste but many people make a special effort to visit during the music evenings. On an island filled with good choices for eating out, I highly recommend Sips as a standout in value, good food, and pleasant atmosphere.

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank Lilybdog
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Montréal
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“You won't regret it!”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

This place is always at full occupancy in high season, wich is a great sign of its quality. Twice we stop there for a lunch in august 2012. Twice wi loved it. Great staff, great meals. A very nice cafe.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Simon R
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Los Angeles, CA
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food!”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Sips has an interesting menu and serves delicious food. We ate here twice during our stay and enjoyed it each night. The service was also excellent as well as friendly.

Visited October 2012
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Thank RoamerLosAngeles
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