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“Favorite place to eat in Bar Harbor”

The Thirsty Whale Tavern
Ranked #17 of 150 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Best fish tacos for the non-lobster eaters! Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Went for lunch and dinner we liked it so much.

Thank TraciTM
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stopped in for a casual dinner one night and waited by the "please wait to be seated" sign. It took a good 4-5 minutes and a crowd of people behind us before someone came over to seat us. Once seated, it took longer than expected to get drink orders and food orders put in. We ended up ordering everything at once because we were sure when we'd see the waitress again. The food was very good and the atmosphere was fun (US was playing in the World Cup on TV), but overall nothing stood out.

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Thank Suzanne T
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

the fish taco....yummy......the lobster roll one of the best!
Great atmosphere, very clean with great service

Thank feelthebreeze2014
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Reviewed July 6, 2014

good grub, cold drinks ,and good service . a little slow but very busy and early in the season. We enjoyed our frosty drinks and hot food while watching a ballgame on the big screen. the burgers were huge and the seafood variety plate was shared by three of us.

Thank Bill L
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was one of my favorite dinners during our recent 4 day trip to the area. I liked the decorative tin walls and ceilings and the overall cozy pub atmosphere. I agree that the Allagash White is especially good. I tried the lobster roll and it was good, though not overly large. We did have half price appetizers - choices were traditional and well worth the half price. We would have returned, but we ran out of time.

Thank jerseygal2014
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