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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” (299 reviews)
“lobster stew” (221 reviews)
“fries” (190 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1805
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed Side Street Cafe. I stopped in for lunch and was impressed with the decor and cleanliness. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I ordered the lobster stew which I thought was pretty tasty however way too much salt for me to “love...More

Thank Moosen_on_the_loose
Reviewed 2 days ago

Summary: Not sure I'll return. The pros: Our server (Jennifer) was excellent. My cup of clam chowder was pretty good. It was also steaming when it arrived. There are some creative ideas on the menu. The cons: My companion's dish—mac and cheese—came to the table...More

Thank VTSarie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Philly cheesesteak mac n cheese. I wish I lived closer so I could have it EVERYDAY! The margs were a bit too sour and we had to send them back, but that being said the service was still great. Clam chowder hit the spot as...More

Thank trababe07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm picky and like good food. It was a tough menu to select from. We had a little bit of everything and it was all good. The burgers and mac "n" cheese are great. I would have liked a pale ale on draft but the...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, mostly comfort food... like the make-your-own sandwich menu... not the cleanest place, especially in high season.. good cocktail menu

Thank Bubbagump17
Reviewed 9 December 2017

You really can't go wrong with any food item on their menu. We had lobster everything practically. Lobster stew, lobster rolls and the blueberry pie was to die for! It's tucked on a corner near a parking lot so it may be slightly tricky to...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous day, sat on Lanai, cold Guinness! Plenty of free parking in lot across the street. Would definitely come back to great friendly staff and diverse menu. Crowded @ night!

Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was a little hard to find, since it is down a side street. Also, when we were there it was extremely difficult to find a place to park. Service was excellent, and they have a very varied menu.

Thank gladebaba
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My first time to Bar Harbor and asked the locals for a great, first timer eating a lobster roll aka lobstah roll and Side Street Cafe was mentioned 3 times. Works for me. The cafe really is on a side street, that unless someone specifically...More

Thank deannie2017
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I were recently vacationing in Maine and while in Bar Harbor we had Side Street Cafe recommended to us by two different people. We ate dinner here because I had heard they had good lobster mac and cheese, and as a result...More

Thank fruitfulvine
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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