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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” (305 reviews)
“lobster stew” (222 reviews)
“burger” (283 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved this place, had live music near the bar area- just the right mix of music and not too loud. We arrived just after happy hour and had no wait for a table. Everything on the menu had a little different spin..for instance, we had...More

Thank floridarolltide
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. Simply fantastic. Food is fresh, healthy, and delicious. Lots of options for the vegetarians and vegans, while still maintaining a considerable offering for meat eaters. DO NOT PASS UP ON THE FRENCH FRIES - they were perhaps the best fries I’ve...More

Thank Allie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had heard a strong recommendation about their lobster mac and cheese. I hadn’t had mac and cheese in a good 20yrs so I thought I would give it a try. The half portion consisted of a decent size bowl of pasta, maybe two ounces...More

Thank nd2trvmore
Reviewed 6 days ago

This wasn’t on our list for dining when we went to Bar Harbor but because it was a Monday night several places were closed and we happened upon it. Very busy place but we were seated promptly. We each had a cup of soup with...More

Thank Weezi67
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best food in town!! We went twice in one day. The atmosphere of this place is so welcoming, the food and drinks will not disappoint! Try Jeff’s Mac and cheese!!

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The parking is limited, but if you have to walk a bit to get there, the food is well worth the effort. The service was excellent and the happy hours specials before 6PM are incredible! Fast, friendly service with a nice broad menu with something...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing, we ate here twice in the two days we were here. The staff was very helpful and kind. Food came out quick and the margaritas were delicious. One of the best lobster rolls in town.

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Side Street Cafe is an aptly named delight located on a quaint little side street in the heart of Bar Harbor. With seating indoors and out, this bar has a wonderfully relaxed and charming atmosphere. I enjoyed a huge array of gluten free choices open...More

1  Thank Bethany G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff welcomed us. Delicious food, many choices including food for the non-meat eaters. I had quinoa cakes that were scrumptious. Best fries ever.

1  Thank DebLongIsland_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here twice with friends/family while in Bar Harbor. Great selection of food and atmosphere. My friend ordered the blueberry ale which was served with fresh blueberries. Service was fast and friendly! I loved that they had a mini burger version in all of the...More

Thank Jennifer H
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7 July 2017|
Response from TangledWeb_Unwoven | 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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