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.

J.M. Gerrish Restaurant

352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
+1 207-963-7000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (53 reviews)
“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (171)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

161 - 170 of 171 reviews

Reviewed August 23, 2012

Great breakfast choices, Eggs,potatoes, choice of toast. Fresh waffles. Wonderful scones, donuts Courteous staff. Dinner served on thurs, Fri & Sat. Good salads and fried calamari. Good fried chicken. Great choc. Cake.

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Italo V
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Went here for breakfast.... Just a terrific little Bistro in a great Maine village... Breakfast was excellent - everything hand made and delicious... Spoke at length with the owner, who obviously has great passion for the food and service that he was providing... Wonderful place...More

Date of visit: August 2012
1  Thank GM R
Reviewed August 15, 2012

Now open for dinner, I enjoyed the freshest oysters and mussels. A friend raved about the scallops. At breakfast, the blueberry pancakes were light and absolutely filled with blueberries. A definite return trip.

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Ken B
Reviewed August 7, 2012

just stopped for a blueberry pie and ice cream, they split the piece in two so we both had our own plates and each got a scoop of ice cream ... blueberry pie was over stuffed with blueberries....could have been a bit warmer so the...More

Date of visit: August 2012
1  Thank joisey-joe
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Recently spent a week in Winter Harbor. Although there aren't too many restaurants to choose from, the few that are there are all pretty good. J.M. Gerrish was especially nice. All of the foods appear to be made inhouse. The menu isn't large but it...More

Date of visit: June 2012
4  Thank bhmg
Reviewed August 24, 2011

We had breakfast at Gerrish's Cafe on our recent stay in Winter Harbor. (great town!) My sandwich was made with scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese, in a fresh pop-over. it was Quite good! The coffee was also very good, and the waiter was a very pleasant...More

Date of visit: August 2011
2  Thank ben795
Reviewed August 14, 2011

Loved this coffee shop that was once the local post office, drug store and soda fountain. Great food, super service and warm atmosphere. Good choice for lunch or dinner, casual yet inviting.

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank DIRHR27
Reviewed August 28, 2010

The cafe is imaculate,the staff friendly and the food is the best I've ever tasted and reasonably priced for the value...great desserts of all kinds, danish, sandwiches, breakfast, catering offered (you should see the specialty cakes, made to order) ; the clam chowder is extrodinary;...More

1  Thank HCZadvisor
Reviewed August 3, 2010

We entered expecting a delightful lunch to be followed by ice cream or a nice pastry for dessert. We left having had a bad experience.

 After ordering, we waited 20 to 25 minutes for our lukewarm lobster bisque to arrive. It contained a few bits...More

2  Thank nickanatha
Reviewed July 30, 2010

You can't go wrong at Gerrish's. The lobster & bacon sandwich is to die for. The pizza's are delicious. The quality of the food is superb. Haven't had even a mediocre meal there yet. Pick from a unique array of sodas, not just the run-of...More

Thank Metsiyeh
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
The Pines
5 reviews
.27 km away
Balance Rock Inn
552 reviews
9.01 km away
Bar Harbor Inn
1,897 reviews
9.14 km away
Moseley Cottage Inn and Town Motel
1,124 reviews
9.17 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Fisherman's Galley
172 reviews
.45 km away
Chase's Restaurant
162 reviews
.58 km away
The Lobstore
14 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Schoodic Ferry
70 reviews
.18 km away
Winter Harbor 5&10
68 reviews
.02 km away
Whopaints Gallery
45 reviews
.30 km away
Grindstone Neck of Maine
26 reviews
1.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
roger t
April 11, 2016|
Response from drfertig | Reviewed this property |
They re-open "in May," according to their recorded phone greeting. Gerrish's (207) 963-7000 352 Main St Winter Harbor, ME 04693
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Winter Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-963-7000
  • E-mail
J.M. Gerrish Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour is a small (45 seat) restaurant on the coast of Winter Harbor Maine. The served here though simple fare is served well. We have gluten free products as well. Maine made Gifford Ice Cream in many flavors can be ordered by itself or incorporated in one of our many milk shakes, ice cream sodas, or sundaes.
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