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Cafe This Way

14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
+1 207-288-4483
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by another excellent restaurant in town. Like attracts like they say. We spent 2 mornings trying to find a good breakfast place and lo and behold, this is IT. Great food including vegan. All locals. Phenomenal service and delightful, high energy...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a meal in mid-October, likely just prior to the restaurant closing for the season. As such, perhaps the menu did not have as many choices as it might have in earlier times. I tried the lobster roll, and my wife had a grilled...More

Thank UncleChuck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Delicious menu, affordable prices. Quick walk from our hotel (harborside hotel and marina). Off the beaten path, appears to be family owned? Delicious!

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice during our 5 day visit to the island. The blueberry pancakes are incredible! Also had a great breakfast sandwich. Will definitely atop by again if we return to the area.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had been there before and quite honestly went back to have the blueberry pancakes again. Drove 5 hours to get them! That's saying something and we weren't disappointed. A must stop when you go to Bar Harbor. Of course many other choices on the...More

Thank GaryK974
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Unusual decor but a good atmosphere. Our waiter was very helpful, and the menu was not too extensive but interesting. Food was delicious, and well presented, also slightly unusual. It was quiet when we arrived but as the evening wore on it filled up and...More

Thank avenabo
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, good breakfast selection, tasty and fresh. Cozy place but a little hectic because there were many guests what prooves the food is good.

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

great proper USA diner with a fabulous breakfast & real local character. Great staff & a true local feel about this place

Thank k&Sjl
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Go here for breakfast! Cool atmosphere; loved the paintings and library ambience. Good meal and various options on the menu to choose from. Slightly snooty staff but the all-male staff was attentive and welcoming. It was obviously popular as it was busy on a Saturday...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you are going for dinner, make sure you have reservations because it is usually packed. We went for dinner and I had the lamb chops which looked really nice with vegges and a starch. I thought the lamb didn't have any flavor but you...More

Thank Susan K
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
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Response from FinLi_75 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and I highly recommend it.
16 August 2016|
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Response from Gabe H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a lunch menu. The restaurant is open until 1 p.m. on Sundays, 11:30 a.m. the other days of the week for breakfast.
Kathryn A
5 August 2016|
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Response from angusmac01 | Reviewed this property |
It is licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 1/2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1782
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-4483
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serving breakfast and dinner, considered casual and fine dining. Large breakfast menu, and eclectic dinner menu.
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