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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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05:30 - 21:30All 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 yesterday

I was really excited about eating here for breakfast and even had their special (breakfast montechristo) sandwich - at the end of the day it was pretty average and the food that the other members of my party was the same - as well the...More

Thank lil_otis
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The entire family enjoyed breakfast (multiple times) and dinner. Large selection of fresh and creative food made this a "go to" choice during our trip. The space is well arranged and not the typical "touristy" environment. Excellent service and very kid friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank AR987
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very popular, warm and cozy. Enjoyed the warm bread. Lobster dinner was terrific, bluefish was overdone. Server was very accommodating. Good selection for children. Reservations recommended. They open at 5:30 and people were waiting in the rain to get in.

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious, gourmet food! Great, fun atmosphere! Amazing, beautiful paintings! Friendly, fun staff! Well worth the wait!!!

Thank JMNei
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We typically love breakfasts here but this year the food did not impress. Hash was spicy, food was lukewarm, nothing spectacular.

Thank Jothe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of my very favorite places for breakfast, just about anywhere! It's super casual, old school with a great vibe. Even though it's always busy the wait staff is friendly and professional. With an amazing array of breakfast items I would find it...More

Thank lulubirdie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here based off other trip advisor reviews and it did not disappoint. Best meal in bar harbor so far. Everyone gave it a thumbs up.

1  Thank Awsomeinc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service were wonderful! We would definitely recommend this restaurant and hope to come back again when we return to the area.

1  Thank Vizschip
Reviewed 1 week ago

This very casual restaurant delivers top notch, quality food that's not run of the mill. I had a very good Roasted Salmon over creamed Swiss chard, roasted potatoes, and long beans. My partner had an excellent roast pork loin ( local farm source ) in...More

Thank Tangoglo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Admittedly it was only breakfast but all of us liked our meals - efficient and a little bit funky atmosphere.

Thank Robert R
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
05:30 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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