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Side Street cafe

49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
+1 207-801-2591
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac and cheese” (279 reviews)
“lobster stew” (197 reviews)
“burger” (255 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This spot was recommended to us by a local. Stopped in for a late lunch after hiking and hit happy hour (3:00pm). $3 off tap beer, wine and margaritas. Ordered some chowder that was just ok. Also ordered a lobster caesar salad that was good....More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I had our first meal in Bar Harbor here. Service was great, even on a busy night. Food was good, if not kind of on the average side. While we certainly weren't disappointed, we probably wouldn't eat there again given all the...More

Thank DLG0403
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of our faves in habbah. Menu has a nice selection and they have daily specials. Service is always good. The mini burger is excellent, hand-made patty with a nice char for great flavor. Lobster stew was delicious and had a generous amount of lobster...More

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of my son's favorite spots for dinner in Bar Harbor. It has several dishes with lobster in it, he had grilled cheese and lobster and said it was very good. Everyone at our table had something different and it was all good.

Thank Denise_98383
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On our family vacation, we ate here for lunch several times. The staff accommodated our large group and offered friendly, efficient service. Good selection of beers on draft. Best bets were homemade guacamole, lobster corn dip (the best!), mac and cheese, burgers. Would definitely return...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, had a bunch of salads so we were fed but not really satiated. The salads had weird veggies but they had a huge menu. Could have been what we ordered. The service was ok and the setting was cool, they had...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I ate dinner at this restaurant with seven friends. We all enjoyed our meal. I ordered the Cajun fish taco which was delicious. I didn't taste any Cajun spice but it was perfect just the way it was. The others menu items that were ordered...More

Thank Heagc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Off the beaten path, not a lot of glitz, but a shining performance! After 4 solid days of lobster dishes, this place wins our award for best total lobster package. A perfectly cooked soft shell lobster, chowder, clams and corn on the cob for only...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughters and I ate here after a recommendation from a local the first night out. The lobster roll and lobster quesadilla were both amazing! We came back again for the last night in town because we liked it so much and I can say...More

Thank GGeet
Reviewed 6 days ago

I go to Bar Harbor twice a year. Always stop several times for lunch at Side Street. Excellent food, great drinks, and outstanding service.

Thank Cynthia S
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Questions & Answers
7 July 2017|
Response from Cweb123 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. They definitely will take a call ahead giving you an estimated wait time when you call.
9 November 2016|
Response from MaineFlatlander | Reviewed this property |
Kathleend, just saw your question, sorry for being late getting back to you, I really don't know about gift certificates, you will have to call them, but I see they are CLOSED FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, their site says open... More
Bruce W
21 September 2016|
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Response from dustermomke | Reviewed this property |
Yes - it's probably 3 or so blocks from the park area - west I believe a block or two from the Main Street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-2591
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