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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (221 reviews)
“apple pie” (39 reviews)
“pies” (61 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Soups
$$ - $$$
360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Staying in Sommesville, about 6 miles from SW Harbor, the Quietside became our local cafe while there for a month. The TA reviews led us to try it and the food and the people may us keep coming back. Taking a break from seafood we...More

Thank gangin
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Last day before closing for the winter. Other places were more money than I wanted to spend or needed reservations. Had a large pizza that I thought was good. We split blueberry pie and ice cream which also was good. Should have returned it it...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Our kind of meal. We visit here every time we go to Maine. Freshest Clams, Crab rolls are awesome. The best Clam Chowder anywere. The blueberry pie is amazing especially with blueberry ice cream. Such friendly staff working there too. It's a little crowded even...More

Thank Corum4547
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped in on a cool, rainy afternoon to warm up with some soup and coffee. I had the chili and cornbread which was tasty and hearty. My spouse had the minestrone soup and enjoyed it. The coffee was a little weak to my liking....More

Thank 08lj
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After a long day of driving we found ourselves at the Quietside Cafe. It’s name is somewhat of a misnomer as we encountered a bustling business and took that as a good sign. We decided takeout was a good choice for us and after minimal...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I went to have some ice cream and I was happy. Had a great ice cream sundae. Service was good. It is a small place and it was packed on a rainy Monday night. I will be back again a few times before I leave...More

Thank Catskillperson
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

When the food is soooo tasty! My husband and I stopped in here for lunch b/c of Trip Advisor reviews. It did not disappoint! Small, quaint little eatery with fresh, flavorful food served up by the warm and welcoming owner and her friendly, efficient staff....More

Thank AC_LaRose
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We have only had lunch at Quietside but have found it to be excellent. The owners are always there and seem concerned that you are enjoying the food. The lunch and dinner menus are the same with an emphasis on chowders, soup, sandwiches, and fried...More

Thank obxgirk
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you love food then you can’t go wrong at this place. The best homemade desserts and food in Southwest Harbor. I love local places when vacationing! The owners and staff were very friendly. Best blueberry pie and apple pie and don’t forgot the cookies!...More

Thank chase0310
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped for ice cream and found it nothing special and pricy for a small cone and cup. I was looking forward to the moose tracks but it was a disappointment. Almost 10 bucks for a small two scoop cone and cup is the most...More

Thank Bill M
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes, we opened April 13th. Hope to see you
Barbara D
17 July 2016|
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Response from p w | Reviewed this property |
We did not have their baked goods, but they looked wonderful.
15 June 2016|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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