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West Street Cafe

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76 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1848
+1 207-288-5242
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Clanton, Alabama
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 time whole lobster plate. But their pie is to die for. They cook them fresh... More 

Thank Jody E
Byron, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank cwc4735
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bar.

Thank Paula B
San Diego, California
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152 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 our name in, too. The place was packed (two cruise ships were anchored offshore). It... More 

Thank travelingCAgal
Lourdes, France
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 crab cakes which were excellent. We followed these with the stuffed haddock and the seafood... More 

Thank dndeurotraveller
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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84 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Pago Pgo
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

OK, I was raised in RI and Massachusetts, so I KNOW fried clams! And these are as good as any I have had... anywhere. We were there on a Sunday and got the early bird lunch, which drops the price by a couple of bucks from the regular prices. but everything on the menu is excellent and not only did... More 

Thank J N
Sun Valley, ID
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I am always amazed when I've had an amazing experience and others don't agree! This place was recommended to us by someone who had grown up in the area. Being from the west coast, we cannot get fried clams with bellies. This IS the place to satisfy that need. The onion rings were nothing like I'd had before and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?