We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-4550
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (29 reviews)
“risotto” (51 reviews)
“meatloaf” (26 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (601)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

111 - 120 of 594 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our daughter and family took my husband and I to sips to celebrate our 45th anniversary. The atmosphere was outstanding, the band was great, service was excellent and the food was really wonderful. It's nice to know that Southwest Harbor has such fine dining

Thank Memebj
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Consistently good food and service ...Highly recomend for lunch and diner. Saw live music on several diner evenings.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here last evening and thoroughly enjoyed an amazing dinner and wines. The scallops were harvested locally the day we ate them! Risotto had 4 variations of which we had the lemon, which was great. The flank steak was perfectly prepared....More

Thank weathermanbill
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Good food at a reasonable price with daily specials and equality menu. We particularly loved the fish chowder and the clam chowder, which is the best. Open all year round, a good place for lunch dinner or breakfast.

Thank S F
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Sips us a very cute and welcoming cafe/restaurant for lunch or dinner. We stopped by on a cold January day for lunch and were quite delighted by the experience. We were looking for a hearty New England Clam Chowder, and lo and behold, it was...More

Thank hurlp
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We can always count on Sips to serve very good food and to get very good service along with a cozy atmosphere. In this small town we are delighted to have Sips open thru the winter. Although we do frequent it year round. Specials are...More

Thank Mary4David5
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my husband and my oldest stepson who are both in the restaurant / food business. The bloody Mary's we ordered were excellent. Appetizer which was an eggplant dip needed seasoning badly. The concept of the appetizer looked good on paper...More

Thank ramonathebona
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We are local with few options in November. Sips had just reopened after a month vacation and we thought we'd try it after having some good breakfasts there. The service was generally fine - a little slow to start out (getting drinks) but nothing to...More

1  Thank tricksmom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

There were just 3 of us. We all had Meatloaf that I thought was very good. None of us drink, but seemed to have a good selection of wine and other drinks.

Thank Karenkfgkg
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A very comfortable old "New England Inn" atmosphere with great food and service. An excellent large menue with daily specials

Thank miligold1
Nearby Restaurants
Beal's Lobster Pier
953 reviews
1.11 km away
Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop
619 reviews
.03 km away
Common Good Kitchen Cafe
138 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park
37 reviews
1.09 km away
Wendell Gilley Museum
40 reviews
.47 km away
Southwest Harbor Public Library
8 reviews
.06 km away
Maine State Sea Kayak
248 reviews
.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from weathermanbill | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Make them.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-4550
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing