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Marlborough, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We enjoyed a weekend meal with friends at this fine restauruant where the food was good, the staff friendly and the atmosphere was very cozy. The accommodations were suited to families and couples alike.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had two really good dinners at the Cafe Drydock, their Mussels Margarita (a lime cilantro cream sauce that was different and delicious) and a Lobster Roll one night, and the Mary's Salmon and a chicken florentine dish the next. Quantity and quality were both very good. Service was attentive and good-mannered. It wasn't cheap, but for a sit down dinner...

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Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The burger was good, the scallops were okay, and the salmon was just bad. Not to mention the menu was ridiculously overpriced. Our waitress was sloppy and pushy, even rushing us at times on a slow night. Overall, the worst dining experience on our trip.

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Islandlocal90, Owner at Cafe Drydock & Inn, responded to this review

There are many fine fast food restaurants in Ellsworth, including MacDonalds that are within your budget.

Clinton Township, Michigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town checking out the Lighthouse and stopped for lunch. Service was OK. Food was OK. Sitting outside was nice. The tables are small and quaint. Our server was friendly. I got the Mexican burger and my daughter got the Northeast turkey. Both were alright.

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Atlanta
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The Dry Dock reminded me a little of my favorite boutique hotel in Asheville, NC. Located above the restaurant, it had old creaky wooden floors and a wide hallway. The rooms are set up nicely with a kitchenette area and comfy furniture. The location is great. Since it's not really a B & B, breakfast is available at several close...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Room was nicely set up and very clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Southwest Harbor is a good place to stay while visiting Acadia due to the lower volume of people and still decent assortment of shops and restaurants. We were there for a week and really didn't want to leave.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My fiance, his brother, and I stayed in Cafe Drydock Inn from July 1 - 3. We booked room #5. First of all - the location is quaint yet not too isolated. You can still walk across the street in this tiny strip of "downtown" Southwest Harbor and grab an ice cream cone, as we did. It's a 15-20 minute...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 August 2016

In 4 decades of visiting Acadia, this is the worst accommodation I’ve had. A tent at Mt. Desert campground was more comfortable during the great nor’eastern of ’96. Room 2 at the Dry Dock Inn has a mattress like quicksand – soft, sagging, no support and impossible to sleep on. There are 2 wicker chairs that defy leisure postures; fortunately,...

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Islandlocal90, Owner at Cafe Drydock & Inn, responded to this review

Room #2 is small and on the road side of the building. We can not turn our building around to change this as this building was first built here in 1897. That is one reason it is so inexpensive to stay in Room #2, and probally why you chose it. The air conditioner is new and all you had to...

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely my favorite place to eat when I can step away from work. The food is wonderful, the atmosphere charming and cozy, and the staff is always great. It's also nice to be able to have options between eating indoors and on the deck. It never disappoints.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had a great stay at Cafe Drydock and Inn during our visit to Acadia NP. Cafe Drydock is located on the "quiet side" of Acadia. It's a sleepy little town (we were told it picks up later in the season.) We stayed in mid June before the season kicks into full gear and are kind of happy we did...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience the timeless charm of a coastal Maine village.  A pleasant walk brings you to the docks, boatyards, and Coast Guard Station of this working harbor. On the opposite shore lies Manset, home of the world famous Hinckley Boatyard. There are many beautiful mountain top or seaside walks on the quiet side of Acadia National Park.  Ship Harbor, Wonderland, and Beech Mountain are but a few sights to see.  Cafe Drydock and Inn is located opposite the Village Green in the center of Southwest Harbor.  You will be within a five minute drive to many activities, including sailing, canoeing, golfing, swimming and biking.  Make Cafe Drydock and Inn your comfortable accommodations while experiencing your island adventures.We have 8 rooms and are not a bed and breakfast but a small inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cafe Drydock & Inn

Address: 357 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Price Range: $158 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Cafe Drydock Hotel Southwest Harbor
Cafe Drydock & Inn Southwest Harbor, Maine
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“Suggest king or two beds for couples”
 of 5 bubbles celesteAtlanta, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room #5 was great”
 of 5 bubbles 989steffil, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unless your deaf, stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Hotel_Dogs, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you like an open window, avoid Room #8”
 of 5 bubbles 221DavidM, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The first-floor Cafe Drydock does not open until later in May so ours was a quiet stay on the "Quietside" of MDI.”
 of 5 bubbles 180diannes, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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