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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (221 reviews)
“apple pie” (39 reviews)
“pies” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups
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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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11 - 20 of 607 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2017

We ate there twice. Once was just for dessert. We had apple pie and blueberry pie.....delicious. The next day we went there for lunch, and enjoyed a great lunch outside on the picnic table. The people were friendly and the service was good.

Thank helenv683
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Got the large sausage & mushroom pizza served piping hot and delicious! Friendly wait staff, quick service, outside tables. Casual 'locals' ambience.

Thank Gamon8
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Frances and Ralph are favorites of ours - as they are for many; we stop in to see them every time we're in town. Frances is an excellent baker and all of their food is good, down-home delicious cafe-style food that's the center of the...More

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very nice lunch spot. There were 5 of us and we were lucky to get seated. The food was wonderful. The pie and ice cream was great. Also the cookies.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It's the best around time after time for years. Whether meatloaf, BBQ, of seafood it's all good. Served with a smile. The best is always best busy, be patient.

Thank John L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Waitress was nice enough but place is under staffed. Our waitress had to take orders at the counter, with a line to the door sometimes, for ice cream, take outs, coffee, etc. and run the cash register. I finally had to get in line to...More

Thank nautifish
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped for a quick lunch and had a lobster roll, a wrap, and a blueberry ice cream. The food was tasty, service was friendly and ice cream was excellent!

Thank th_dc1289
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch. Good chowder and fried clams. The blueberry pie was delicious. The best I had in Maine.

Thank KRBSilverSpring
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Good stop for sweet, Cookies are bigger than my face lol. Blueberry pie are wonderful but not much choice for ice cream and really sugary. Some of them are too sweet for me

Thank Joy F
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Quick meal (after arriving to the area kind of late at night). Friendly staff, good variety. Pretty busy at night -- ice cream.

Thank jeffthechef12017
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Questions & Answers
15 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes, we opened April 13th. Hope to see you
Barbara D
17 July 2016|
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Response from p w | Reviewed this property |
We did not have their baked goods, but they looked wonderful.
14 June 2016|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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