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“Excellent mid range, creative/fresh menu!”

The Dog and Pony Tavern
Ranked #50 of 151 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$14
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: The Dog and Pony Tavern is a unique dining and drinking spot that is hidden in a cluster of trees off the beaten path in Bar Harbor. Those who are adventurous enough to find it will enjoy cheap but delicious cocktails and meals in the "treehouse" beer garden, outdoor gazebo bar, or may find themselves at the indoor dining area watching the day's sports game. D 'n P (as the locals call it, short for Dog and Pony) opens at 11:00 am for lunch and drinks and stays open until 1 am! Food is served until 12:00am, but after the tavern closes at 1 am in the summer, a take out window opens, and food is available from 1am 'till approximately 2am. It's a great peaceful place to eat and drink during the day and a happening night spot after the sun sets. In 2010, Dog and Pony was voted #1 Patio Dining and #1 Night Spot! Locally owned and operated, the DnP offers a unique Bar Harbor experience you can't find anywhere else!
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We had to wait an hour and a quarter for a table, this place was THAT good. The bread for our sandwiches was fresh and creative. My wife's reuben was delicious as were my son's and my sandwiches. A great place but make reservations in advance because it has a good rep, so it's crowDED!

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Stopped in on a recommendation. Very happy we did. The staff was extremely friendly and fun. Very attentive. The food was fairly priced, well portioned and tasty. Lobster bisque was excellent. It is tucked away of the main drag. It is located on the street behind the Bar Harbor Firehouse. Very close to everything in Bar Harbor.

Thank JRod69
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

This place is off the main drag, so you have to look for it. It was well worth finding. Ate lunch here on a weekday. Had an awesome bowl of seafood or lobster bisque, and a huge tossed salad. All was very fresh and tasty and a great bargain for a tourist town. Place was being renovated/updated. Had nice restrooms. Great outdoor seating area under the trees. Would definitely return.

Thank FlapjawJr
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Let me start off by saying that we'd go here again.

The restaurant was recently redone, and the inside is immaculate. There is seating outside too, which is quite nice (we sat in both locations).

The staff is really friendly-so much so that my 11 year old son commented on how attentive and friendly everyone was.

The food was pretty good. It is your normal tavern fair. There is no kids menu, but the prices are pretty low and there is a good selection for kids, including fish and chips (order the fried haddock sandwich for $8 and get it without the bun!), macaroni and cheese (which was great) and burgers.

For a family of 5, it was $70 with tip. Not bad.

There are other restaurants in Bar Harbor, but you can't go wrong with this one.

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Thank amyandpeteb
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Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Just went in for a beer while the kids were doing something else with my wife. Great local brewery beer, more than excellent staff. Got great tips on what to do in Bar Harbor. A little warm inside from lack of AC but Bar Harbor has had two rough nights with power outages. Very nice atmosphere and great looking place.

Thank raven2278
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