Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, Southwest Harbor

4.6
#3 of 17 in Shopping in Mount Desert Island
Try some ice cream, blueberry pie, or lobster rolls at Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, a family-run eatery. Homemade apple pies, cheese cakes, caramel macaroons, oatmeal cookies, sandwiches, burghers, pizzas, and cream soups are served both in a tiny luncheon inside and outside on wooden desks and picnic tables. Enjoy a meal or delicious sweets in a warm, cozy atmosphere on the main street. Make Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop part of your personalized Southwest Harbor itinerary using our Southwest Harbor trip itinerary planner.
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4.4
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  • Husband and I ate lunch here yesterday just as we do every year when we visit Bar Harbor. The owners and wait staff treat everyone like family and it feels like they are welcoming us into their home. ...  more »
  • We stay at an inn across the street from this wonderful little place. Great sandwiches and excellent blueberry pie. Highly recommend.  more »
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  • We went here on our first night in town (it was one of the only places open after our late arrival). As it happened, this was the correct choice. We ended up eating here no less than once a day for the rest of our trip. Their lobster rolls are incredible. Their chowders are amazing. Their ice cream is to die for (particularly the blueberry). The service was great and the prices were very fair. The food in this area is incredible (almost reason enough to make the trip from Illinois) and this is certainly no exception.
  • Fantastic lunch, but owners are gems and so welcoming! A great couple of hours spent with terrific food, especially the blueberry pie, and chatting with locals.

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