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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (203 reviews)
“apple pie” (37 reviews)
“pies” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was wonderful, the homemade blueberry pie was wonderful, the owner was super friendly, loved to mingle with the guests. This was not our first visit and will certainly not be our last.

Thank Les0410
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quietside's blueberry pie is wonderful: thick with wild blueberries and not much else. It's expensive at $27 per pie, but it is delicious. Their soft-serve ice cream was a little disappointing--it was more icy than creamy.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love the Quietside Cafe....great ice cream and great food, including surprisingly good pizza. Baked goods, frozen treats, imaginative lunch or dinner choices...why go anywhere else?

Thank labellabeach
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here a couple times for ice cream on our trip. Very nice and friendly staff. Heard from a local that it is the place to order pizza in SW Harbor, but we didn't get the chance.

Thank NYC2VT
Reviewed 5 days ago

Made our usual pilgrimage to Quietside Cafe twice this trip -- once for dinner and again for dessert a second night. We are never let down here. The food is delicious, the staff is friendly and it is consistently a wonderful experience. Can't wait to...More

Thank MidwestSailor83
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was the best ice cream I ever had. Nice staff. The small cone was big. Can't wait to go again in October.

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We qualified as a regular by visiting twice in one day. Lunch was takeout sandwiches for a hike. Both excellent. That evening we came as a refugee after finding looong lines at the four main in town restaurants on our list. We snagged the last...More

Thank tedmc_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a tasty lunch here, but got the blueberry pie to go and it turned out to be a huge disappointment. After an ambitious hike, this little cafe provided a delicious lunch. We both had the cheeseburger basket, which came with fresh-cut fries and...More

Thank CatyD2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rare and wonderful in this day and age is a family owned diner with wonderful food and a friendly atmosphere. Quiet Side is all that and more. Last evening is was hopping! We came by for ice cream and giant, home made oatmeal cookies but...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty food, reasonable prices, also good for takeout or a quick ice cream cone. The BEST Blueberry Pie!!

Thank Jennifer H
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes, we opened April 13th. Hope to see you
Barbara D
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.
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, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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