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“Nice little restaurant/bar” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sips

Sips
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Maryland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice little restaurant/bar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a nice casual restaurant, with a good beer selection. I'd ordered a Belgian beer called Delirium Tremens and it was served in a special glass specifically for that beer. I imagine the brewer suggests the use of this glass, but doubt you'll be served with that glass in most places. Nice touch and the beer was excellent too. The food was also good. I had a stuffed haddock appetizer as my entree and it was filling enough to count as dinner when combined with a small salad. They also had some nice live music the evening we were there.

Visited May 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Fort Worth, Texas
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

The food and service here were excellent. I had to make a few special requests because of dietary restrictions, and they were very accommodating.

Visited May 2014
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Carbondale, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

The place was a bit pricey, but delicious. Highly recommend the Blueberry soda and almost any of their specials on a given night.

Visited May 2014
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Maine
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“What a find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

I was in charge of organizing a tour to Mt. Desert Island for our car club and chose Sips for lunch during one of our drives. Jennifer, the owner, was very accommodating and her staff was ready when our group of 36 arrived en masse for lunch. We ordered off the standard menu and all our food was excellent. In spite of our numbers all our orders were delivered quickly. We'll certainly be back to Sips the next time we're on MDI!

Visited May 2014
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Vermont
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Lunch at Sips was a nice surprise - very good food, very fresh, with terrific and friendly service. We had a roast beef club (with good bread and lots of very fresh greens), a grilled Reuben much enjoyed, a clam chowder (very creamy) and a salad with apples and goat cheese (also yummy). Good iced tea, which is a particular pleasure. Our only disappointment was that we couldn't try all the other appealing menu options. We were glad they were open for a late lunch. Lots of locals there, but we felt totally welcome. Will definitely go back when we're in the area again. A great find.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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