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“Good steaks”

Jack Russell's Steak House & Brewery
Ranked #52 of 152 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Pub, Brew Pub
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 28, 2014

We ordered the filets and they were very good. Cooked to order. A local in the restaurant told me to order the fries and I did, but wish I had ordered the au gratin potatoes instead. The asparagus was good. We ordered the chocolate brownie for dessert and it was served hot and was very good. We ate upstairs and you could see through a window the ocean view. The atmosphere seemed a bit mid-evel to me, a bit dark and well, old, but overall the food was very good. The service was good. Don't know that I would go back, I'd probably try somewhere else.

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Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Food was great. The filet mignon and lobster were cooked to perfection! The potato and vegetable was very good. Drinks were good, especially the blueberry martini, nice and strong. We were a little hesitant to visit due to some of the reviews we have read but we are glad we did.
The blueberry creme brûlée was very tasty, just needed a tad bit more firmness and it would have been perfect.
Julie was our hostess and she was very friendly and nice. Our waiter Tyson was excellent! Couldn't have asked for better service. We sat in the room upstairs and it was very comfortable and homey. Will definitely visit again the next time we go to Bar Harbor.

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Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a treat. We didn't have reservations but they fit us in. Friendly staff, excellent waiter, and the best food. Loved the atmosphere and the margarita was wonderful. Just what I wanted after a long day of walking around the park and the town. Will go back for sure!

Thank Helen F
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

A pleasant pub-like building. Seafood was just okay, chowder bland with few clams, but the filet was outstanding.

Thank Joyce-Wells
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

The menu pleased us all. The steaks and seafood were great...followed by awesome dessert! A great way to start our vacation.

Thank TheTrip2012
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