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Carmen Verandah

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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119 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1880
+1 207-288-2886
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Many floored pub/eatery. Open air or enclosed seating wih eclectic decorations. Good foof and great drinks and accomodating staff.

Thank smeg t
San Francisco
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stopped here for a late light dinner ....atmosphere is OK, I had a shrimp salad which was pretty good, and my friend had a sandwich which was OK.

Thank travelgal54
Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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90 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

it was the end of the season (literally their last night before closing for the winter) Food AND Liquor were 50% off! We just came because Yelp said there was a dancefloor. The DJ did not start until 10, he was good, great lights and a dance floor with maybe 6 people during it's most frenetic moments. Most of the... More 

Thank digitalwoodsforager
Salina, Kansas
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385 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We also popped in due to stormy skies. We ended up having a great Lunch (pulled pork and bacon tacos ... yum). We found another blueberry something to enjoy....Blueberry martinis. Good service. A great stop.

Thank Kevin P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We ran into Carmen Verandah's because it was right there when we got caught in the rain and it was about lunch time. We let the server know we would probably be there for a bit because of the rain, she brought our cocktails and didn't rush us at all. The food was very good and the people watching (dodging... More 

Thank Amanda V
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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181 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This placed was called The One Off Pub. I believe it was like 3 places in one. Stopped here to get a drink. Like the open feel it had and the bartender "Carole was one cool bartender. Had a drink special something like a Rum punch was OK but then ask her to make a Grateful Dead and she NAILED... More 

Thank John C
Bar Harbor, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I love Carmen Verandah's! This place is always a guaranteed good time. Its a great space and the staff is on point, professional and friendly. You will not find better DJ's in Bar Harbor, and I challenge you not to dance when your there. I lost my phone there once and the staff was unbelievably friendly and helpful and my... More 

Thank acontentoak
Skowhegan, Maine
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

My husband I have attempted to eat here a couple times, but only did once. I loved the outdoor seating and the seating on the 2nd floor balcony. It is always busy. I'm ok with busy; I'm not ok with waiting a half hour to order. I didn't like the food, it was expensive and the drinks were watered down... More 

Thank Michelle C
Belgrade, Serbia
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Bar Harbor is a very small town, and there is no big variety of stuff to do in late hours. Carmen Verandah is kinda the only place where you can go to a party and meet new people. DJ Buffington makes very good atmosphere, and most of us didn't like other programs like Regge night and Live rap, so if... More 

Thank Kejp16
KB-Mgr, Manager at Carmen Verandah, responded to this review

Petar, thank you so much for your kind words! We're very happy to have the international crowd as guests, and I'll pass on your recommendation about increasing the frequency of international parties. Thank you for your review! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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175 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We heard Richard James and the name changers playing while sitting below the bar having ice-cream. This is mostly a plug for the ban and the vibe of the bar. After a few songs we went up to the bar to hear the band. The band sounded fantastic and the dance floor was hopping. Fun scene. Great croud. Lots of... More 

3 Thank Wendy T
KB-Mgr, Manager at Carmen Verandah, responded to this review

Wendy, we're glad you had such a good time! We regularly offer live entertainment and hope you'll join us again in the future! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1880
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2886
Carmen Verandah is Located at 119 Main Street Bar Harbor Maine. Upstairs from Bar Harbor BeerWorks. We feature Drink Specials, Billiards, And Live Entertainment! One of the best places to come and have lunch is the Verandah over looking the Village Green Park. Carmen's also Features Live Bands and Djs. On the weekends we have a wide range of live music players who go beyond the usual fare of "Cheeseburger in Paradise" and "Brown Eyed Girl." And There is usually no cover charge for any of our entertainment, and if we do charge one, it's never more than a few dollars.

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