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Red Sky

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14 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-0476
17:30 - 21:00
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Thu - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible food and drinks! Great atmosphere and service. A highlight from our time in Maine and would recommend to anyone.

Thank Sarah G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at Red Sky, starting with well-crafted cocktails, excellent range of appetizers, and a plentiful choice of main courses featuring local seafoods and naturally raised meats. Service was very pleasant and professional, plus a nicely priced and varied wine list. Can't wait for our next dinner here.

Thank Phil_in_Maine
Woodinville, Washington
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Being from the Pacific NW we had to research peekytoe crab. Very good dish, but we are partial to Dungeness. Rib eye steak was also very good. Great service and quiet enough to easily converse with our table mates. Reservations are necessary.

Thank BearBear47
Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to Red Sky late in October and had heard great things. It's small and but the food was outstanding. Had a reservation and still were seated 20 minutes late. Amazingly stayed busy on entire visit-despite 3 definite table turns. Great whiskey selection (try basil hayden or bullet). Excellent ribeye steak and Lobster Risotto main courses (try the quail... More 

Thank digitalwoodsforager
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were looking forward to our visit to the Red Sky having heard good things about it. The Lady who greeted us was nice as was the waitress. Our table was very close to the couple next to us, it isn't a big room and It is noisy. The wine was good and fairly priced. The salads were good. My... More 

Thank Richard N
Cromwell, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very good service. Nice meal presentation, Small restaurant-would advise making reservations. Soup, salad and meals were all very tasty!

Thank roadtrips_12
Canaan, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was excited to try this place considering all the great reviews! I was unfortunately disappointed! The ambiance was nice and the service at first seemed good but it did not stay that way. The server acted upset with us that we wanted to relax and take our time! She seemed annoyed that we wanted to enjoy our appetizer before... More 

Thank RoobsterMunster
Elizabeth L, Owner at Red Sky, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed with your visit and the service. We are horribly understaffed ( lost 4 employees after Columbus Day) and unexpectedly busy for this time of year. If you were here during the past week then you definitely did not receive the full Red Sky service and I apologize for that. We are consistently praised for... More 

Nassau, New Providence Island
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited a couple of times and enjoyed the food. Wine list good but pricy. Service arbitrary. Location downtown Southwest Harbor so no view.

Thank Peter L
Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

other spot in town i liked was closed for the evening so tried here. managed a seat at the bar quickly and while service slow it was courteous and thorough. i found my fish to be quite overcooked which was sad. hardly anyone at the bar cleaned their plates and that is not a good sign. drinks were good tho... More 

Thank Marksilverfox
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had to book in advance to get in and it was September (not high season) and even then had to wait close to half an hour before being seated. While this did not get the place off to the best start the subsequent food and service more than made up for this. The lobster with risotto and asparagus was... More 

Thank JGrant44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 33
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-0476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?