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West Street Cafe

76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
+1 207-288-5242
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blueberry pie” (374 reviews)
“chowder” (155 reviews)
“lobster roll” (249 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
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1 - 10 of 1,685 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy to find, great friendly service and excellent lobster roll. The 20$ price was fair and the portion was very nice. We would return.

Thank JPN55
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an insult to anyone's intelligence .....ok it's on the front ok expected it to be touristy but definitely didn't expect frozen when fish here is in such abundance .....we didn't think it was cheap so thought it would be ok quality nice clean...More

Thank julie d
Reviewed 4 days ago

We split a meal and had plenty. But, oh, the blueberry pie with ice cream. I'm still dreaming about it.

Thank palovelady
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the ports of call for Serenade Of The Seas. My wife and I did a tour to Cadillac Mountain...it’s been many moons since our last trip (by auto) here and it was just fantastic. A little different coming in for a day to...More

1  Thank Tommyboy917
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend told us about this cafe in downtown Bar Harbor. Nice modern and clean atmosphere. Several in our group had the lunch special combo including lobster, clam chowder, coleslaw and blueberry pie. All was excellent. The seafood pasta, also on the lunch special, was...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the special combo, lobster roll (quite small and didn't like the mayo, but good), with fantastic clam chowder, really delicious warm blueberry pie, good coleslaw and terrible french fries. Hubs had the fish and chips (not the best fish, but still good, but...More

Thank nautifish
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate a early dinner here right after our Trolley tour. The food was very good I got the special which included a Lobster roll, seafood chowder, and blueberry pie. We were a party of 4 and we all had blueberry pie and it was...More

Thank roxannmckee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to this restaurant for several years now. It has always been an excellent place for great food and service! They have totally rebuilt the place and it looks fantastic!Definitely a must when in Bar Harbor.

Thank atpoginy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual and lively place. Lots of staff and efficiently run. We ordered the salmon , pasta primavera and crab cakes. Salmon was excellent. Crab cakes were good but I thought too heavy on the outer covering. Pasta dishes were tasty. Generous portions. Also tried the...More

Thank worldsav
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is modern , clean beautiful. The food is amazing. I vote it has the best bathrooms that I used. Just clean, spacious and talk toilets not those real low toilets.beautiful views out the huge open windows, except for the flies. Good was excellent...More

Thank laurahollenbeck
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palmtreetraveler
16 August 2018|
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Response from vivspy | Reviewed this property |
Parking is catch as you can on the street. Most of it is 2hour parking although there are side streets around the area with no limit. There are larger lots right by the water but I don’t know if they are for the hotels/ boat... More
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Gretchen S
25 July 2017|
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Response from Momof2inMaine | Reviewed this property |
I checked their FB page and someone had asked them but no answer as of a couple of days ago. It looks like they are still fine tuning it. Their number is 207-288-5242. I think calling will get you the most accurate... More
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Ronny K
16 August 2016|
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Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they take reservations. We have always been lucky and have not had to wait too long. I would suggest calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-5242
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Description
Re-opening April 13 2018! Established in 1981 The West Street Cafe continues to please with good food at good prices. Stop by to visit our spacious beautiful new digs.
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