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J.M. Gerrish Restaurant

352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
+1 207-963-7000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (53 reviews)
“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
352 Main St, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3212
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Each year when we go to the main part of Acadia National Park, we travel to the Schoodic Peninsula for a day (also part of Acadia). Before going into the park we stop for breakfast at J M Gerrish. We are treated like family and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank blackcat06
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

After touring the Schoodic Peninsula portion of Acadia National Park, my family stopped in here for lunch. The staff was friendly. The atmosphere was nice even though we didn’t get to sit outside on the patio. However, the food was fantastic. Several of us had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Spoonee
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We were heading back to our campsite when we found this small town gem. Lobster roll with butter and clam chowder was fantastic. My husband got the crab roll and their pickles are out of this world. They had a great kids menu and fabulous...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 580pamelaw
Reviewed July 1, 2018

My wife and I try to eat a big salad each day as a meal. We both had a wonderful salad here - the best we've had in Maine outside of a salad specialty restaurant. Their Cappuccinos are fabulous as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank CHUCK24401
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

After disembarking theSchoodic ferry we walked into town. Ice cream, chowder , great selection of salads, sandwiches,etc. Lovely staff. Baked good looked delicious. Very clean and cute shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Pleasant and relaxing

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank BEnglebright
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Friends enjoyed breakfast here, so we went for lunch. Great chowder and sandwiches. And of course they are known for their desserts.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Donald F
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We were VERY pleased to find this restaurant. Everything about it was given so much thought and it all works! Be sure to continue down the road to Grindstone Point. We loved this area MUCH better than the nearby official park sites.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Eggs benedict! Grilled cheese and clam chowder were super. We loved to sit outside and people watch!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MamaMeg
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We had breakfast here several times while camping at Schoodic Woods. Coffee was terrific and the food is really good. Porch seating is dog friendly too.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jlong1220
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We had coffee there a few times and lunch once. I had the Reuben and my wife had the soup & sandwich. All were very good. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Donald N
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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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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.
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