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The Dog and Pony Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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4 Rodick Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1886 (Formerly The Garden)
+1 207-288-0900
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07:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 01:00
Wed - Sun 07:00 - 01:00
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Wayland, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eggs. 6 of 'em. 2 with toast and bacon. 2 with toast and home fries. 2 more with toast . 2 coffees. Amanda as our waitress. All very good.

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Thank ScooterM52
Pennsylvania
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259 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought this place was a hidden gem but apparently it has been found! Was crowded and noisy. Instead of staying to eat we just finished our drinks & went somewhere else for dinner.

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Thank Woodsylady
Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Bar Harbor in January, when a lot of the bars and restaurants are mothballed for the season, which we expected. It meant that this place was busier, since it was one of the only ones open. Created a warm, busy atmosphere in a quiet town. The Dog and Pony was recommended by our hotel clerk, and we went there... More 

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Thank Dalkeith1
NH
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108 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the other night while in bar harbor. Fun relaxed bar, nice staff. Happy to have found it especially with everything being shut down for the season

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Thank SweetDee11
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

One of my favorite bars in bar harbor. Great service, great food. Best poutine ever!! We always have fun here.

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Thank Tallgr68
Boca Raton, Florida
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129 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

All in all, a great local joint. You just need to know that the lobster on the lobster roll is all lobster and delicious. I was looking for a traditional roll but this was great.

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Thank ALM913
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were looking for a bar to catch the Cubs NLCS game while we were in town last weekend and an online review lead us here. It seems to be where local folks hang out. The bartender was great, the game (and lots of other games) were on, and they had a good selection of local beers. We didn't have... More 

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Thank Kacey S
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent haddock fish fry to go with a Packers game. Met other Green Bay fans as well there. Fun place to watch a game and eat and drink.

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Thank Ricki S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great bar to stop in for a few beverages. Their food is good too. I would highly recommend this place for the bar, food and the overall atmosphere!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stopped in to have a couple of drinks and watch the Steeler's/Eagles game. Unfortunately, the Steelers go thumped. The service was good and the beer cold. Would definitley return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 14
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:00
Thursday
07:00 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Rodick Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1886 (Formerly The Garden)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0900
Description
The Dog and Pony Tavern is a unique dining and drinking spot that is hidden in a cluster of trees off the beaten path in Bar Harbor. Those who are adventurous enough to find it will enjoy cheap but delicious cocktails and meals in the "treehouse" beer garden, outdoor gazebo bar, or may find themselves at the indoor dining area watching the day's sports game. D 'n P (as the locals call it, short for Dog and Pony) opens at 11:00 am for lunch and drinks and stays open until 1 am! Food is served until 12:00am, but after the tavern closes at 1 am in the summer, a take out window opens, and food is available from 1am 'till approximately 2am. It's a great peaceful place to eat and drink during the day and a happening night spot after the sun sets. In 2010, Dog and Pony was voted #1 Patio Dining and #1 Night Spot! Locally owned and operated, the DnP offers a unique Bar Harbor experience you can't find anywhere else!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?