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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“Casual, good food. Burgers, specialty sandwiches, cocktails, Lobster Mac and cheese. Back room is great for kids. Downtown Bar Harbor. You can get on the wait list at their website.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
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“BAR HARBOR—My favorite place for brunch. Also has a great dinner menu. If you are traveling alone, dine at the bar. The bartenders are very friendly. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Coffee and baked goods. Open for breakfast and lunch year round. Large indoor seating area. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“BAR HARBOR—Great for breakfast, friendly staff, fresh squeezed juice, good coffee. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Open at 5AM.... perfect for an early breakfast after climbing Cadilac to see the sunrise!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“This is the BEST cafe. Baked goods, along with a nice gluten-free selection, freshly made bagels and a delicious breakfast burrito are all homemade and are simply superb. Coffee choices are all excellent. These guys really know how to do it well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Unique menu, great space, live music, excellent cocktails and bar selection. Outdoor and indoor seating, bocce court. Locally owned for over 30 years. This is a must visit. My favorites: The Beehive, Bang-Bang chicken sandwich, and the shrimp po-boy. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Yummy bakery, homemade breads, soups, and sandwiches. Check out their website!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Yummy Popovers and oatmeal! A Donation Run establishment with live music regularly”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Owners Eliza and Billy make breakfast and lunch fun! The menu changes often - and there’s always something that’ll put a smile in your belly. On Thursday nights in the summer they have a fried chicken and oyster dinner, with tons of great wines and beers - it’s such a good time!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“BAR HARBOR—Health food with lots of vegetarian and vegan options. All ingredients are well labeled, staff is knowledgeable. I go here when I need a reset. Really enjoy their juices. Good for breakfast and lunch. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Best roasted Fresh Coffee!! Not too busy and right in Bar Harbor for early risers!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bistro
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Outstanding food, outside on the outer island Great Cranberry. The ferry from Sea St will take you ( and bikes) to main Dock. 15 min walk or golf cart to cafe ”
  • 1 local recommends