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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%
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“mac and cheese” (320 reviews)
“lobster stew” (226 reviews)
“burger” (293 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 today via mobile

We came for dinner after a day of Bar Harbor sightseeing- recommended by tour guide. So glad we came! It was quite busy, but they handled the crowd quite nicely. We sat outside on the patio- partial shade and great vibe. Drinks were a wee...More

Thank TSamps
Reviewed yesterday

My wife hails from New England so whenever we are fortunate enough to visit this area (we live on the west coast), she just has to have lobster. So off we went to have a lobster roll in Bar Harbor. This restaurant does not disappoint....More

1  Thank joemontana16
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very enjoyable. Made my own sandwich and very good. Good fries. Good beer choices. Others in group enjoyed their meal also.

Thank Mkendrick1
Reviewed yesterday

Side Street is one of the best restaurants in Bar Harbor and has a casual and relaxed vibe with great food. It's a bar and cafe and a bit loud as a result, so that's why I rank it a 4 and not a 5,...More

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed yesterday

Visited Bar Harbor in August, 2018. This place was recommended by a local. So glad I went there. They had so many things that could be made gluten free. The first time I ate there, I had the Lobster Mac 'n Cheese, YES, gf Lobster...More

Thank mom4alex
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What more is there to say? Worth a wait of its crowded, or get a seat at a high top outside or around the bar.

Thank ritzsmokey
Reviewed 2 days ago

So, we were visiting the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor and we asked the staff for a lunch recommendation. When she mentioned Mac and Cheese, I was underwhelmed but my daughter (14) loves the stuff. Well, it was the most amazing food. She had plain...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't want to wait for a table, so we ordered take-out (twice in one week) from Side Street Cafe, and it was excellent both times. Very good haddock sandwiches and lobster mac.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect place for a lunch! Menu had a solid selection of lobster and grilled cheeses! Family friendly establishment!

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sidestreet café is a nice place to have a relaxing dinner. As I looked around everyone seem to like their meals. I had Lexi Lobster dinner which included the best cup of New England clam chowder, 1 1/4 pound lobster boiled that was just OK,...More

Thank Dmac2002
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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
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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