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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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300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told at our B&B this was a good place to eat and we were not disappointed. The service from welcome and throughout the evening was first class. We started with tomato bushetta which we shared. Mains were an excellent traditional american meatloaf and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Warmly welcomed and seated promptly. Large menu makes choosing daunting. The seafood chowder was excellent: full of shrimp. scallops, fish and potatoes. Next time I will just double up on that. The scallop and pork belly combo was tasty. Friendly service. A bit on the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Bar Harbor, went to Poor Boy's Gourmet based on trip advisor reviews. Got seated but never got waited on. After 10 minutes of servers walking around but not waiting on us, we got up and left. Too bad

1  Thank ct123105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food 4 of us had linguine and clam sauce. Fantastic. Loads of clams, three had it in a marinara sauce and I had it oil and garlic. The other person had sirloin tips that she said were great. It definitely is a do over!!!

1  Thank Maxieblei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all the sign out front said wait to be seated. No one came, walked in the door and there were only a couple of tables taken. Should have been our clue. Two guys shooting the breeze so I finally asked can we sit...More

2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favorite food in Bar Harbor. We enjoyed their Haddock and loved the base and all of the seafood in their seafood soup. Waitstaff was very accommodating and nice to us even though we came at an odd time. I loved that they...More

Thank EatDrinkPlayLove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends have been to a lot of restaurants in Bar Harbor this season, and we were trying to figure out which other places to try. After much pondering, we settled on Poor Boy's Gourmet largely because of what was listed on their website. On...More

Thank aido46
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely dinner. Excellent Blueberry Mojito Nice menu, wide variety of choices. Reasonably priced for large portions. Has enough to bring home for lunch the next day. Flexible with substitution requests. Good food and good service

1  Thank suzanne s
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Returning customers only to find there was a change of hands. Stayed anyway had the crab cakes. Husband had lobster stuffed Haddock. Good food but not like before. We sat at the bar and the bartender was on his phone almost the whole time. Go...More

1  Thank C691HWKim
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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

1  Thank arsunshine2017
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Kathy K
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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