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J.M. Gerrish Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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J.M. Gerrish Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour is a small (45 seat) restaurant on the coast of Winter Harbor Maine. The served here though simple fare is served well. We have gluten free products as well. Maine made Gifford Ice Cream in many flavors can be ordered by itself or incorporated in one of our many milk shakes, ice cream sodas, or sundaes.
US$3 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is great little café to eat breakfast or lunch when visiting Schoodic Point. My wife and I each had a sandwich and some chowder and were very pleased. A few locals there as well, which is a good sign. Take the ferry from Bar...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jrdaddy
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome!! Menu was great !! Had breakfast there twice!! Delicious!! Staff was friendly and engaging!! Relaxed atmosphere!! Try it you will like it!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrampsP
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a neat little place. The clam chowder is wonderful. Quaint, homey atmosphere. Good service. Good prices. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vaughan K
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere right in little downtown Winter Harbor. Had breakfast for lunch because they serve breakfast ALL DAY! Yum! Also indulged in dessert! Pumpkin and blueberry pies were to die for! Must come visit!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Trish V
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was one of our first stops for breakfast on our trip to Acadia/Schoodic Point for the Night Sky Festival. We had a good breakfast, nothing outstanding but good and solid. The waitress was very friendly, coffee was good! Hash brown potatoes needed some seasoning...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kimf109
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I had read online about this place and it didn’t disappoint....we had the Down East Lunch which was clam chowder, mini lobster roll in a butter bun, and blueberry pie with ice cream. Our waiter provided great service, food came out very timely, and sooo...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Monica G
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We knew nothing about the restaurant when we stopped, but just walking in the door I had the feeling it was going to be great. I ordered a chicken and apple and cranberry and blue cheese and, and, and, salad that was really memorable. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rosemarym481
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We ate on the porch/deck. Twice. It is so much nicer than it appears in the picture. So colorful, with beautiful flowers all around outdoors. Everyone loved the food -- pancakes, English muffin breakfast sandwich, eggs and bacon, whatever -- and sitting out in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We just had a day to spend in Acadia, so we opted to hop the ferry to Winter Harbor & explore the peninsula instead of braving Labor Day traffic around the busy island. First stop was lunch, & I ordered the Downeaster? Something like that....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while visiting Schoodic Peninsula from Bar Harbor. Hubby and I both ordered the lobster roll special which included clam chowder, lobster roll and blueberry pie. The Lobster roll was very good, but the chowder was the best we tried in the Bar...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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roger t
11 April 2016|
Response from drfertig | Reviewed this property |
They re-open "in May," according to their recorded phone greeting. Gerrish's (207) 963-7000 352 Main St Winter Harbor, ME 04693
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