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“Great Dive Bar”

The Dog and Pony Tavern
Ranked #40 of 143 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $14
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Dog and Pony Tavern is a unique dining and drinking spot that is hidden in a cluster of trees off the beaten path in Bar Harbor. Those who are adventurous enough to find it will enjoy cheap but delicious cocktails and meals in the "treehouse" beer garden, outdoor gazebo bar, or may find themselves at the indoor dining area watching the day's sports game. D 'n P (as the locals call it, short for Dog and Pony) opens at 11:00 am for lunch and drinks and stays open until 1 am! Food is served until 12:00am, but after the tavern closes at 1 am in the summer, a take out window opens, and food is available from 1am 'till approximately 2am. It's a great peaceful place to eat and drink during the day and a happening night spot after the sun sets. In 2010, Dog and Pony was voted #1 Patio Dining and #1 Night Spot! Locally owned and operated, the DnP offers a unique Bar Harbor experience you can't find anywhere else!
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Dive Bar”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Worth a stop for all the local beers on tap. Was disappointed they didn't have Atlantic's Coffee Porter, but no one did. Lobster Roll was average. Mid-day service was attentive.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Tom R
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Atmosphere good but food not so much!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Maybe it was what we ordered but the food was nothing special. The lobster pasta was bland with very little flavor and the nachos had very little chili and smattering of canned processed cheese all over it. The salad looked like they had taken hamburger toppings and chopped them up. Seems like a great place for a drink but I would not recommend for food. My husband and I were not impressed.

  • Visited August 2013
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New Concord, Kentucky
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248 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“GREAT outside tavern”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Food and service were fabulous! Sitting outside under the trees in Bar Harbor eating great food and drinking a cold adult beverage - it don't get much better than that! We'll be back!

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Alan B
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Wallkill, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great quality food and service”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Loved dining in the trees where the porch is located. Very friendly atmosphere with a cute bar game you must try. Food was fabulous. Lobster bisque was rich and creamy and others raved about the pulled pork. Parking very close and able to get a seat immediately.

  • Visited August 2013
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New York City, New York
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“AWESOME VIBE!”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Didn't eat here. Came here late night. Loved it, great spot, great music, great vibe. A definite stop on our Bar Harbor trip!!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank rmb1234
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