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Cafe Bluefish - CLOSED

122 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1410
+1 207-288-3696
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
18 Aug 2012
“No longer open, try Casa on Cottage, the chef's new place down the street.”
29 Oct 2011
“Overpriced mediocre food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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122 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1410
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 18 August 2012

Cafe Bluefish was one of our best nights out in Bar Harbor, for the food and the drawing room ambiance. Sadly, it's closed. However, the chef/owner has opened a new place down the street called Casa on Cottage where she serves elegant traditional Mexican food...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Service was slow, food was expensive and merely mediocre. Rice was overcooked, main courses small. There are far better restaurants in the area. Went here in our 1 year wedding anniversary and left very disappointed.

4  Thank BostonRedSox34
Reviewed 22 October 2011

This is a fun and quirky restaurant with an interesting menu. The owner and chef have clearly thought about trying to produce a menu which isn't just about lobster (though you can have that here), and there were two good vegetarian choices on the menu...More

2  Thank RoadtripBrits2011
Reviewed 14 October 2011

excellent food, spinach strudel was very good, dessert chocolate hazelnut strudel was extraordinary! Vegan daughter said her entre was pretty good.

2  Thank turi_dd
Reviewed 30 September 2011

Had an excellent early dinner here. Our party of 3 had salmon two ways and scallops, all of it was prepared to perfection. Cozy ambiance. Enjoyed the trivia cards and old yearbooks.

2  Thank MADDJAXXVT
Reviewed 23 September 2011

If Woody Allen ever did a movie in Bar Harbor, Maine the protagonists would definitely have dinner here. This place is all good things Maine; yes the lobster strudel and the lobster bisque are delicious but the supremely charming atmosphere with a large dose of...More

Thank BrooklynDiner_11
Reviewed 22 September 2011

A few friends and I recently ate at Cafe Bluefish in Bar Harbor and had a lovely time. The cranberry ginger cosmos were terrific and we had a nice bottle of organic malbec with our meal. I am a vegetarian and they have some really...More

Thank SarahBerman
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We had a great meal at Cafe Bluefish last night and highly recommend it to anyone who loves complex, intense flavors! It was our second visit during our stay in Bar Harbor. We went on our first night in town and tried the famous lobster...More

Thank TPMBarHarbor
Reviewed 17 September 2011

My friend and I arrived at Cafe Blue Fish, tired, (a little out of sorts!), hungry. We were initially looking for take-out, so that we could just return to our room. BUT - we walked into Cafe Blue Fish, and the atmosphere was welcoming we...More

Thank ThereseS39
Reviewed 14 September 2011

High ratings? How? Yes I loved the ambience, very homey. Salad was the best part of the meal. Scallops marginally tasty and exactly FOUR of them? Wow. Salt and lemon did help though. Lobster strudel was a little better, but was pretty small. There are...More

2  Thank 2travel2much
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3696
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