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Side Street cafe

49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
+1 207-801-2591
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac and cheese” (299 reviews)
“lobster stew” (220 reviews)
“fries” (188 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You really can't go wrong with any food item on their menu. We had lobster everything practically. Lobster stew, lobster rolls and the blueberry pie was to die for! It's tucked on a corner near a parking lot so it may be slightly tricky to...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous day, sat on Lanai, cold Guinness! Plenty of free parking in lot across the street. Would definitely come back to great friendly staff and diverse menu. Crowded @ night!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a little hard to find, since it is down a side street. Also, when we were there it was extremely difficult to find a place to park. Service was excellent, and they have a very varied menu.

Thank gladebaba
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My first time to Bar Harbor and asked the locals for a great, first timer eating a lobster roll aka lobstah roll and Side Street Cafe was mentioned 3 times. Works for me. The cafe really is on a side street, that unless someone specifically...More

Thank deannie2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My husband and I were recently vacationing in Maine and while in Bar Harbor we had Side Street Cafe recommended to us by two different people. We ate dinner here because I had heard they had good lobster mac and cheese, and as a result...More

Thank fruitfulvine
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My wife and I were looking for a simple lunch, and out B&B recommended Side Street for simple bar fare. We both ordered burgers, which were very good. I saw the lobster stew on the menu, and decided to order a cup to try it....More

Thank Johnny J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Delicious lobster mac and cheese. It was so yummy. I would have it again and again! I was so happy with my meal.

1  Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We feasted on lobster stew, lobster melt (grilled cheese with lobster) and lobster roll. We ate here for lunch two days in a row and ordered the same foods both times!! Succulent and plentiful lobster in each dish. Highly recommend!

Thank jaxmomof1
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wonderful place for a quick, quiet lunch. Family friendly with specialty options for mom and dad. Be sure to order the clam chowder!!

Thank marykM3107FY
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We ate dinner at this restaurant the last time we visited Bar Harbor. This time we ate lunch and we were not disappointed. The food was great and the service was terrific even though they were very busy with a large group.

Thank mlavendier
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7 July 2017|
Response from Cweb123 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. They definitely will take a call ahead giving you an estimated wait time when you call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-2591
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