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“Spectacular Outdoor Dining!”
Review of Terrace Grille

Terrace Grille
Ranked #27 of 144 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $23
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Enjoy the fresh air and relaxation of our outdoor cafe overlooking Frenchman Bay. The Terrace Grille serves Lunch and Dinner daily from 11:30am. Open to the public and no reservations necessary.
Germantown, Tennessee
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419 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Spectacular Outdoor Dining!”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I loved our lunch here on a Monday (9 Jun 2014). The menu is very nice. I enjoyed lobster Nicoise salad, which was perfectly prepared. The blueberry pie is outstanding. The service was just right. On a sunny day in Bar Harbor, this is a great place to sit bayside and savor the gorgeous views while dining in style. We will long remember being here!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Volcam
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Sonoma, California
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great view, good food, sketchy service”
Reviewed June 20, 2014

We dropped in for lunch on a sunny but windy day. Great view of all the harbor and activities at the dock. Our server had just started and it showed. The food was well prepared and fresh. Sea food is why you are here. The wine list is extensive and has some bargains. We relaxed and enjoyed. No rushing here.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank blue95476
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Ithaca, New York
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“An important tradition”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

We eat here at least once every summer, and always have the lobster bisque. I've never tasted better. Everything else I've tried has been excellent too, but that's a necessity.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Ithakate
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camden,Maine
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful view for lunch”
Reviewed June 12, 2014

Enjoy the harbor and its comings and goings while sitting in the shade of umbrellas on tables. Crab roll and pasta salad were very good--tomato slices for garnish were the usual pink cardboard tasting ones you find at restaurants. The service was very efficient and pleasant. A great place to take a break from the hustle of downtown Bar Harbor.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank touristcamden_Maine
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Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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325 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“Great custonmer Service...food not so much”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

The customer service at this restaurant..was exceptional..

We have purchased a package special with out Motel Room..and part of it was a dinner for each of us....either at the Terrace Grill Restaurant or the Reading Room. both at the Bar Harbor Inn..

We had asked Caitlin ( from the Bar Harbor Villager Motel ) if we could share the meals over 2 nights..Caitlin phoned the restaurant..and asked if we could share a meal each night using the voucher..

It was all arranged by Kathy...the manager...When we arrived Jessica greeted us & said..no problem..it was all arranged..we would share the Lobster Bake one night at the Terrace Grill & then have a shared meal at the Reading Room the next night..

Service was very good...and attentive. Food not so good...Clam Chowder...sort of tasteless...the Steamed muscles & clams..oh my...The Muscles were good..but we received a mouthful of sand after the first clam...Informed our waiter...I am sorry..I think he had a Russian name..( he was very good )..Took our plate away & brought us a very good salad instead... That was tasty..

Lobster..in our opinion..( we are from New Brunswick & know Lobster ) was cooked too much..
Corn & potaoes..okay...and on top of this..there was a very yummy Blueberry pie, with ice cream & strawberries..

This meal..is certainly more than one person can eat..
The view & the service, is well worth a visit..maybe just have a drink & desert..

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Victoria477
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