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Stewman's Downtown Lobster Pound

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35 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-0346
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have never submitted a negative review on TripAdvisor since we are really good at knowing in advance the hotels & restaurants that we plan on patronizing, but our visit to Stewman's was a disaster. It looks really nice -- great location & inviting scenery, but the service is atrocious. We had a millennial as a server -- totally distracted... More 

1 Thank Bruno13016
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Stewman's after a long drive up from NYC. Delicious chowder, fresh oysters, cold beer and the sunset on the harbor. Can't ask for much more!

Thank ChristyMichelle16
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun for a traditional Maine meal -- and it is right on the ocean. The prices are a bit high, but it is worth it and there is something for everyone on the menu. Love the views.

Thank sarahpiersonwolff
Westover, Alabama
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect seeking on the Harbor. Sit outside and watch the sun set and boats come in while enjoying a cocktail. Food was good and service was good, once seated. They did have issues with the hostess who didn't seem to understand how to do her job which resulted in people standing around for a while until a server came and... More 

Thank Jeffery S
Downers Grove, Illinois
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245 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Right on the water, two decks of outside seating. Friendly staff, quick service, good steamed clams. Avoid crab cakes as they are nothing special. I had much better ones in Michigan. Suggestion come for lunch, enjoy the view and the weather. Most of the seating are picnic style tables with benches.

Thank BeeLittle
Greenville, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went for lunch with family and friends. Saw a loon right next to us on the water. Was very entertaining to watch. Had a great lunch!! Would definitely come back again. Service and food was great. Our waiter went above and beyond to help with selections.

1 Thank chepcat51
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266 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Came here for a lunch on the outside deck on a cloudy day. Unfortunately a sudden shower appeared but the servers expertly ushered everyone & their food inside. Everything went great and not a French fry got soggy,

1 Thank Woodsylady
Port Credit
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139 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had great service and good views. It was extremely hot and sunny so happy that we decided to sit inside make sure you factor that into account when you decide where to sit. I don't eat seafood or fish so the menu was a bit limited for me but found something, had the burger. My husband loved it and... More 

Thank Melinda G
paradise ca.
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had our first lobster rolls here. And they were great.The service was outstanding ,as was the local beer.You can see what was left of the lobster roll in the picture. If it was not so far away we would be going there every week! The lobster rolls were a little pricey but it was worth it.

Thank Jesse D
Honolulu, Hawaii
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is where to get a whole Maine lobster dinner. The whole lobster comes with an ear of corn, mussels, and potatoes, called the "Lobster Experience." Although everyone seems to have opinions about what part of the lobster is best, I found the tail to be one of the largest and tastiest tail I had ever eaten. At $37 for... More 

1 Thank 69jwjw69

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 35 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0346

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