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Poor Boy's Gourmet

300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
+1 207-288-4148
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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16:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We(myself and wife) Have been at this restaurant several times in the past but were very Disappointed this time. Evidently restaurant/kitchen closes at 9pm which we were not informed of when we arrived and were seated at approximately 8:40pm. Restaurant offers nice variety of entrees...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

first night in BH, chose this place since it was a block away from our house. food was OK, nothing special in terms of what is available all around. Gimlet was really good though, even though our server didn't know what one was. definitely overpriced,...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Are you looking for a good meal without all the crowds? This is your place. We sat on the "porch" and had a nice gentle breeze coming in from the open windows. The food was some of the best we've had while in Bar Harbor....More

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always go out of my way to go to Bar Harbour to eat here. Maybe I am getting too used to the food, but it does not seem to be as good as last time, and that was not as good as the time...More

Thank Canada_Joe_Wicklow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this restaurant twice and enjoyed it both times. It is not "gourmet" but they have excellent fish, well prepared. And we've found it surprisingly easy to get a table without a reservation. Will definitely return next trip.

Thank blipman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here by chance on our first day in Bar Harbor and decided it was so good, it would be a repeat visit for our last day. Both times we got the Blueberry Glazed Salmon, a speciality. Very good! I am not a blueberry...More

Thank Lucinda302
Reviewed 1 week ago

In search of a place where I could get scallops and not have to wait hours to be seated, my husband and I walked along Main Street looking at menu after menu. This spot caught our eye. We were seated upstairs near the window so...More

Thank mjws2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Poor Boy's a couple of times and the food there never disappoints! Prices are a bit higher than other restaurants in the Bar Harbor area, but it's arguably the 'classiest' restaurant in town. We had Bruschetta as an appetizer; my wife had...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food. Nice selections. Fabulous blueberry pie a la mode. Had Italian dinner entrée. Nice and airy. Will be back!

Thank ThereGoHappyPeople
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both loved our meals (lobster and salmon special with blueberry butter). The salmon was grilled perfectly. The sides were as tasty as the main courses. I usually don't like potatoes, but the smashed potatoes were delicious. We ate on the porch...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-4148
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