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“Loved the Mac and Cheese”
Review of Side Street cafe

Side Street cafe
Ranked #11 of 152 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed December 31, 2012

This place is busy at lunch time when cruise ships are in town so be ready to wait, but it is worth the wait. The menu has a lot of great choices including a design your own mac and cheese that is awesome. They also have a good selection of Maine beers. Great food and great service.

Thank Allison W
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Nice place for a casual lunch or dinner. The menu has a good selection of reasonalbly priced items with something for everyone. Quality food with friendly efficient service in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. If you are there during blueberry season, get the home made blueberry pie ala mode. It is worth making a special trip there just for the pie.

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Thank TonyinPA
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

One of our favorite casual spots for lunch or dinner. They have a good local beer selection. They also had Mac and cheese menu, which was pretty cool. We did not get the lobster mac and cheese, but instead opted for the lobster roll, which was a meal in itself! Quality food and really good portions. A great,great casual spot in Bar Harbor. Friendly, fast service. Don't miss it!

1  Thank Dude_and_Dudas
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

This was probably my favorite place to eat during our stay in Bar Harbor. In fact I wish we had come back for dinner. The lively colors, friendly staff and surprisingly good music were refreshing. I had a black bean and jalapeno soup and the lobster quesadilla both of which were fantastic. The hubby had one of their specials that day call “the local burger”. It was made with local pork, beef and lobster meat and was INCREDIBLE. It sounded weird, but it really was fantastic. Even their fries (which were more like crispy potato wedges) were amazing. The beer selection was quite large and I loved that they had tons of local brews to try out. The prices were also great – they offer a $5 dollar discount on lobster lunches.

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Thank Inferno2727
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

We ate at this cafe while on vacation in October. My husband chose a special which I believe was steak with a lobster curry sauce. So good. So tasty. He still talks about it. I wasn't so adventurous and had the black bean quesadillas. Our server, Flynn, took very good care of us and I highly recommend this restaurant.

We had no room for desert so the next day we went back for blueberry pie and ice cream. Thank you, Ashton, for serving us the best pie ever!!! And it was a pleasure visiting with you too! :)

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Thank June A
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