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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“mac and cheese” (354 reviews)
“lobster stew” (248 reviews)
“burger” (318 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 via mobile

We enjoy lunch at Side Street Cafe. Mini-burger is just the right size. Staff are very friendly too!

Thank 520curtisd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very casual restaurant off the beaten path. Best to call in advance to get on the waiting list as reservations are not taken but the place is large and turnover is quite fast. The place is funky and fun, staff very friendly and knowledgeable, and...More

Thank onetaxingguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of hiking and the outdoors at Acadia, treat yo’ self to a Blueberry Margarita from the Side Street Cafe in downtown Bar Harbor. You won’t regret it. The food here is so delicious that we decided to eat here twice! It’s...More

Thank jetandbrunch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After touring Bar Harbor we couldn’t leave without having Maine lobster. When we asked for recommendations, this place was recommended. My friend and I enjoyed the lobster. My husband had fish n chips and our other friend had clam chowder. Everyone gave it a thumbs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Side Street has become our go to dinner place when we visit Bar Harbor. Incredibly diverse menu. A variety of healthy options and just all around good food!

Thank Jcheatwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place so much we went two nights! The food that we got was wonderful and the staff was great from the hostess’s to the servers. Lobster Roll to die for! Lobster Mac and Cheese, yumm! So many good things, can’t possibly mention...More

Thank joellent622
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by this just off the main roads place for a late lunch/early dinner. It lived up to its nice reviews. Our waitress was tending bar and waiting tables. She was extremely efficient and a delight. She took time to listen to our questions,...More

Thank brutusbuckeye41
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed a wonderful meal here after a long day exploring. The restaurant is very warm and inviting, from their pleasant staff to the overall ambiance. We all had lobster dinners and blueberry pie for dessert and it was all delicious. Check...More

Thank SStevens23
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We enjoyed the Side Street Cafe so much we went there both nights during our visit to Bar Harbor. And I liked the Lobster Cobb Salad so much I had it twice! What's not to love -- the salad featured generous portions of lobster, good...More

Thank WnnaBTrvlWrtr
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Loved the casual atmosphere and happy feel of the cafe. Good service and excellent food. Busy but worth any wait.

Thank TravelerVA36
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18 July 2018|
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Response from MidwestSailor83 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, but you can call up to an hour ahead to get out in the list fir a table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, 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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