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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (188 reviews)
“apple pie” (35 reviews)
“pies” (51 reviews)
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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there. Found it a little hard to communicate. There veggie burger was served plain. We found there was a little rudeness from the owner to the staff to.

Thank On_the_beach_in_Cuba
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Best seafood pizza on the entire planet! And gluten free crust available for those whose require it.

Thank mikemayjk
Reviewed 7 July 2016

i went on a weekend day. The food is made fresh so it takes a little time to get it but when I got it, it was worth the wait. The staff is all Young people and many had thick european accents which I find...More

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was our first ever visit. The pies look outrageously good (and pricey at nearly $30/each), and the hard ice cream is excellent. The soft ice cream is tasteless. But the real disappointment was the blatant rudeness of the owner who nearly pushed customers around...More

1  Thank LudwellMom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We arrived in Southwest Harbor around 8 pm after three days of driving.After checking into our Inn across the street we were in search of dinner. Upon the recommendation of our Inn keeper we decided to try Quietside Cafe. We were happy we made the...More

Thank stephyoki
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this gem by accident and we were pleasantly surprised. I guess they are famous for their ice creams but since Maine is known for its blueberries, we went for the pie. The pie was the tallest slice I've ever had,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went in search of ice cream and ended up at the quietside cafe -- it was very busy at 7pm in the evening. Service was a bit disorganized and slow, in their defense it was pretty busy, but that's when you need to be...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch during our visit to Southwest harbor. The sandwiches were just ok but the blueberry pie a la mode was delicious! I recommend going there for dessert.

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Quiet side is a little deceiving as it is on the main street in and out of town. Lots of construction trucks and buses at 2pm. Pizza and fries are good. Famous Blueberry Pie is an understatement. Even if you don't have a full meal...More

Thank Darthdrunk
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Everyone comes here. The outside table have table service too. The lobster dishes seemed expensive to me, but other food was good, hearty family food.

Thank svYonder
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We will be there visiting the first weekend in May. Will you be open then? Thank you.
16 March 2017|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes, we opened April 13th. Hope to see you
Barbara D
Do you still make the best snickerdoodle cookies ever?
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.
Hi, Do you have gluten free pizza?
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, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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