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Sips

4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-4550
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (37 reviews)
“meatloaf” (19 reviews)
“risottos” (10 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Welcoming atmosphere with warm staff; sometimes life music; decent and fresh food; preseason maybe the only place open around

Thank Esin F
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 8:00 for a Saturday night dinner. Not many choices in Southwest Harbor as season not opened yet. We had clam chowder- mostly potatoes and starch not much clams. The pasta with mussels tasted funny like stale fettuccine and saturated with tomato sauce....More

Thank paulferny
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We discovered this gem of a restaurant on our last night in Southwest Harbor. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and drinks. We will most certainly return to this restaurant on our next trip back to Mount Desert Island.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 5 May 2016

What's not to love, great food, great atmosphere, fantastic service and superb drinks! Not a bad thing on the menu.

Thank 378stevenh
Reviewed 5 May 2016

After hiking in nearby Acadia NP, we stopped here for a light lunch. We were impressed by the variety of offerings. At one level, it is a coffee bar. At the other end of the day, there is an impressive array of fine wines, and...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Varied, interesting menu, good value, nice ambience. Attractive bar. Service was friendly and helpful, even if a little slow. Several dishes featuring a pretty decent risotto. Main courses are a strength, desserts and starters less so.

Thank Hffoo
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This was the only lunch spot open in town so we weren't expecting much, but were pleasantly surprised. We ended up eating there twice on our Acadia trip. The food was good and well prepared. I especially liked that one could get a sip size...More

Thank georgeandgracie46
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Because we were in Southwest Harbor during the off season, our restaurant choices were limited. We enjoyed a lovely meal at Sips. My husband had a wonderful prime rib that was perfectly cooked. I enjoyed one of their specials this night, which was a Greek...More

Thank hjs799
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I just attended a regular Monday Open Mic night, and had a very nice time. The host was welcoming, and greeted me right at the door, offering me a slot to play a few songs. WHile it was fun to play, it was even better...More

2  Thank Bowen S
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful setting in Southwest Harbor with so many unique menu items! And wonderful cocktails. Do not miss the prime rib special on Friday nights!

Thank southwest_harbor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
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
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