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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 had a good meal with good service and a polite server. We had the lobster special and it was VERY good. We had the linguini side dish and it was good. The server was polite and knowledgeable of the menu. All in all we...More

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife had the Lobster Scampi and thought it was great. I had the "Grilled" meatloaf. Unusual. Cut a slice of Meatloaf and then grill it like a steak. It was good! And there was plenty of it. Same with my wife's plate. The Restaurant...More

Thank Augustus004
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at a lot of different restaurants in BH. Poor Boy's looked interesting. We stopped after a long day touring around Downeast Maine. The menu isn't real big, but most people should be able to find a few dishes that strike their fancy. Penne...More

1  Thank Corum4547
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was uninspired. The chicken Parmesan was tough the cucumber tomato salad wasn’t marinated. Crab cake was good. Just one crab cake as appetizer.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually backtracked from another restaurant because we liked the menu items here better. So glad we did! My husband had 'lobster feast' with seafood chowder, whole lobster and dessert. It was delicious. Excellent chowder and wow - great lobster. I had a scallop fettuccine...More

Thank 757deb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just so-so with a standard menu, medium prices, nice staff of foreign students who try to please. Cocktails are not a specialty and i wouldn't try to order one there again as both of ours tasted like weak soda. The food is...More

Thank Lilybdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just in time for Early Bird Specials which came w/soup & a brownie. The soup lacked flavor, but the Baked Haddock was delicious, even the rice & veggies were very flavorful. My husband enjoyed the Chicken Parmigiana while our friend loved the Pasta...More

Thank Patt13_12
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank purchases
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 12 September 2017

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
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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