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J.M. Gerrish Restaurant

352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
+1 207-963-7000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (46 reviews)
“ice cream” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go. Order. Eat. This is the place! In town, charming, but limited, outdoor tables. Seating inside too. You can even get this landmark clam chowder "to go". Such a dish!

Thank Galienartist
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by the ferry crew and it was a treat. We ate breakfast on the porch in the very quiet village of Winter Harbor. All four of us were most satisfied with the meal and bought pastries for our bike tour. Later...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had no internet access when we were driving through Winter Harbor so we weren't able to check trip advisor for reviews of this place. We came in shortly before closing but the service was friendly and the food was good. My boyfriend got a...More

Thank esmith123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While biking on Schoodic Peninsula, stopped here for a wonderful lunch. Great outdoor seating. Clam chowder hit the spot! Great BLT. Polite courteous service.

Thank lovetotravel14210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate lunch here during the Labor Day weekend. We sat outside on the front porch. There are lovely window boxes with pretty flowers, and we enjoyed the people watching also. They have several vegetarian selections, which I appreciated. I had the...More

Thank alexandra9007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

waned a simple bakery snack and coffee togo. waited on propmptly at the counter. Placed our order and recieved it. Bakery item was great and typical coffee. my wife had special coffee order and was very good. closes at 4!

Thank toys4dad
Beth C, Manager at J.M. Gerrish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very glad you enjoyed your experience at Gerrish's. We close at 3, however.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amanda greeted us at the door right at closing time! We were hungry and cranky and she said they had just closed. Then she had us sit on down and served us a very good lunch with a cheery attitude. So appreciative - clearly care...More

Thank CJ S
Beth C, Manager at J.M. Gerrish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. As Amanda is one of my servers, I am happy to hear that she still served you though close to closing. It is something I have told the staff to do even when I am not there. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was walkable from our week rental and we ate here for breakfast, lunch and ice cream. Delicious blueberry pancakes and egg sandwich. Lunch clam chowder and Thai coconut chicken soup were excellent. The best clam chowder during our trip. Friendly staff and quaint...More

Thank Yasmine E
Beth C, General Manager at J.M. Gerrish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed our little establishment and hope you make it back again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We often go here for breakfast. It is a typical small town cafe with good service. They have a nice front porch for good weather.

Thank IntlWineFoodSociety
Beth C, Manager at J.M. Gerrish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate them.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The breakfast selection and pie selection is good. The pies are very good and we visit a couple times during our stay.

Thank AJH456
Beth C, Manager at J.M. Gerrish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. I hope you drop in next time you are here.

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roger t
11 April 2016|
Response from drfertig | Reviewed this property |
They re-open "in May," according to their recorded phone greeting. Gerrish's (207) 963-7000 352 Main St Winter Harbor, ME 04693
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Winter Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-963-7000
  • E-mail
J.M. Gerrish Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour is a small (45 seat) restaurant on the coast of Winter Harbor Maine. The served here though simple fare is served well. We have gluten free products as well. Maine made Gifford Ice Cream in many flavors can be ordered by itself or incorporated in one of our many milk shakes, ice cream sodas, or sundaes.
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