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West Street Cafe

76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
+1 207-288-5242
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blueberry pie” (316 reviews)
“clam chowder” (152 reviews)
“fries” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
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1 - 10 of 1,389 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner here years ago and since they newly remodeled their building we thought we would try it again. The old place was much smaller an every time we went there for a meal there would be a line waiting to be seated. Now...More

Thank mike y
Reviewed yesterday

Very good food, good service, not too long waiting for a table, but very noisy. Comfortable seating and comfortable.

Thank sunshineinflorida123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New modern decor (no more Inboard & Outboard restrooms). More open, no exterior dining. Noisy. Same food, less ambience

Thank Ed O
Reviewed yesterday

We chose this restaurant for seafood and weren't disappointed! The clam chowder was excellent and were the scallops. Our waiter was excellent and very attentive. No complaints whatsoever!

Thank June W
Reviewed yesterday

The four of us ate here and were very ready to have libster. Two of us had the complete libster dinner, which includes the blueberry pie, and the other two the lobster dinner without the chowder and dessert. The food was excellent! Also the restaurant...More

Thank Pennydenny3
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a nice restaurant and busy during their special dinner hour. We had the house wine, Salmon Creek which was good but it was not brought to us before our meal until we asked our server. I had the Café Delight Pasta which was...More

Thank WizardofAz60
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a surprise to see the new modern style building after going to the original crowded and comfy old one for 25 years at least. Dinner rolls were good, lobster was good (they are all about the same everywhere) and the size was definitely at...More

Thank Porsche356WestportMA
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to West Street Café after a tour of Acadia National Park. The food here blew me away, everything we had was wonderful and the blue berry pie was to die for. The prices were better than most restaurants in Bar Harbor. If we...More

Thank piercka1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Six of us stopped in for dinner. We had lobster, stuffed mushrooms, scallops, and haddock. The service was friendly and quick but we were simply unimpressed with the food. The mushrooms were over breaded and mushy, the lobster was like warm. The fish was dry....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just OK.. I can't think of anything outstanding, but it wasn't horrible.. my baked potato came with nothing on it and had to ask for butter and sour cream... appetizer, crab cakes were ok, I've had much better.. service again, ok.. had to ask for...More

Thank kelton56
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Gretchen S
24 July 2017|
Response from Momof2inMaine | Reviewed this property |
I checked their FB page and someone had asked them but no answer as of a couple of days ago. It looks like they are still fine tuning it. Their number is 207-288-5242. I think calling will get you the most accurate... More
Ronny K
15 August 2016|
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Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they take reservations. We have always been lucky and have not had to wait too long. I would suggest calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-5242
  • E-mail
Re-opening early July 2017
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