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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blueberry pie” (307 reviews)
“clam chowder” (145 reviews)
“fries” (105 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After we were unable to get in for dinner at our first choice restaurant we ended up atThe West Side Cafe. The menu was diverse and my husband and I both enjoyed our meal. Portions were good, the food was served hot and the service...More

Thank jacqui B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I have been to the West Street café every time we have visited Bar Harbor. He always gets the lobster dinner special with blueberry pie. I always get the crab cakes, clam chowder and blueberry pie....it's SO good we stick with what...More

Thank horsedoc24
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ate lunch here on a cruise ships stop.. We got a whole lobster dinner and I got a piece of blueberry pie. I wish their were closer to Alabama. But the staff is very friendly and will help you if it is your first...More

Thank Jody E
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Went here on my honeymoon after being recommended by the locals - was not disappointed! Amazing crab cakes and better yet the blueberry pie was the best we've ever had!! We can't wait to go back to have more pie.

1  Thank cwc4735
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Cozy, friendly and very busy eatery. Make sure you find it on the map before heading out. Sizable bar and many tables, in and out- excellent food.

Thank imroth91
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Casual, good bar, and really good lobster. The lobster bisque was so good we came back a second night to enjoy it again. Blueberry pie with ice cream was wonderful. Very popular place that can get crowded, but you can always order dinner at the...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It was a rainy, windy, foggy day & we had just finished sight-seeing at Acadia NP and drove into Bar Harbor for dinner. Saw a lot of people waiting on the outdoor patio for their names to be called so we walked over and put...More

Thank travelingCAgal
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had heard good things about the restaurant and it turned out that they were all true. Really friendly welcome and excellent service. The restaurant decor is simple but comfortable. We had a house salad with blue cheese dressing which was fresh and tasty and...More

Thank dndeurotraveller
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I enjoyed the lobster roll and soup combination for lunch. Large portion, great taste, fine service. Went here twice for lunch. Despite the crowds, the service was prompt and accurate and the food was delicious.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Long wait before we got in, but it was worth it. Good tasty fresh fish was served. Staff was friendly but a bit rushed because of the full house.

Thank Blok
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Ronny K
Do I need a reservation for dinner during the week in August?
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.
Donna L
Could you please tell me if you are opened year round ?
9 December 2015|
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Donna L
are you opened year round ??
9 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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