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“Worth the Wait and Adventure”
Review of Poor Boy's Gourmet

Poor Boy's Gourmet
Ranked #54 of 152 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed November 1, 2014

While visiting Bar Harbor, we inquired with a local merchant who had the best local food and were directed toward this restaurant. At the end of the retail mania, a quaint looking house now restaurant was drawing a crowd around 4 pm. The restaurant opened at 430 pm with many of them discussing their dining experience from the night before. As we waited, we glanced at the paper menu and enormous homemade dessert section. Our dinner was awesome and well worth the wait and walk to this establishment. The crab cakes were " melt in your mouth" delicious while the pasta entrees were equally delicious. Our take along blueberry white chocolate cheesecake was a baker's dream. The tables are close without privacy, but again the menu and culinary experience outweighed any issues

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Reviewed October 27, 2014

Like every other place on Main Street, make a reservation for dinner on a weekend. Inside is fairly crammed, but there are outside tables with more space, although the chairs are not very comfortable.
My wife ha da 'bakced stuff scallops casserole that was very dry, but the dish was so hot she was able to melt a few spoonfuls of the butter provided for the dinner rolls (they only give you 1 per person) in it to make it better. Scallops were a tad oerdone, some a little rubbery. Limited veggie selection - gashs-stemed brocoli, served cold in a vinagrette and garlic peas were the choices when we were there.
I had chicken alfredo, which was ok, but bland.
The dessert menu is large and the cheescakes are recommended. My wife had the pumpkin pie cheesecake and I had the turtle cheescake - decadently rich.
Dinner for 2, 1 ale, 1 cocktail and 2 desserts: $95.00.

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Thank fflbrgst
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Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

I chose this restaurant because of the blueberry daiquiri, and it was wonderful! For dinner, I had salmon with dill sauce and my husband had a lobster dish. Both were very good! The server was attentive and helpful. Great meal.

Thank Clapps
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Reviewed October 24, 2014

we ate here twice and liked both times. Fish dishes were really tasty and the staff was really nice too. They offer a wine special for a low price but you have to ask for it as it is not show on the menu. Desserts are good as well but you have to save some space in your stomach.

Thank Jeanine01
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Reviewed October 22, 2014

They have a Salmon special that we had to back again for. Great place that we have eating at for years.

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Thank James P
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