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Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop

360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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Just stopped for ice cream...

The food was good, but the 2 girls behind the counter seemed impatient to get us out of the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Monica W
via mobile
Excellent Ice Cream

All I had was ice cream (on a suggestion from the bus driver) but it was excellent. It is right by... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Jennifer N
via mobile
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“blueberry pie” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (21 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good, but the 2 girls behind the counter seemed impatient to get us out of the facility. It was busy, but leaving the sale before we had signed the credit slip to wait on other customers across the restaurant, and leaving us...More

1  Thank Monica W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

All I had was ice cream (on a suggestion from the bus driver) but it was excellent. It is right by the bus stop, has outside seating, and a park type area to eat ice cream while waiting for the bus.

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We have been there twice in 3 days. Good ice cream, very good pie, very good pizza (tick crust), and very friendly staff

Thank elise_92200
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of "tourist towns" and driving through the hoards at Bar Harbor looking for a place to park was causing me undue stress and making me feel a bit ill, so we looked on Trip Advisor, found this place and headed...More

Thank Natsy42
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Just had the Turkey Sub first time this season.. And i must say it is a must have.. Fresh, great size, and presentation was superb... I will be having this again...

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed every minute that I was in quite side cafe! Awesome ice cream! The key lime pie is the best pie I have ever had definitely order it. Everyone is so friendly and happy there. If you are in the area you should 100%...More

Thank abby d
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

It is worth going to the Quiet Side just to meet Frances, the owner of this charming cafe. However, the food and the service are great, too! The seafood pizza is delicious, as is the lobster stew. Don't pass up the pies or the cookies...More

Thank memphis_momofyr
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had lunch and a long visit with Frances (co-owner with her husband) on 4/19/2017. We both had lobster rolls--on special for 15.99- and sweet potato fries. Both were absolutely delicious. Since we had been forewarned about her blueberry pie (warned it was addictive) we...More

1  Thank Southernadvocate
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We are from Massachusetts and we cam here for lunch on a rainy day. I had an Italian sub without green peppers and it was fantastic with nice fresh vegetables and cold cut meats. My mom and my grandma had the loaded pizza which was...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The first time we went in was for home made ice cream , was great ..fresh tasting . The next day we went back for lunch the owner Frances made her way through this eatery to make sure everyone was happy with their food and...More

1  Thank NurseKathy13
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