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17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
+1 207-288-9706
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was good. It seems to be more of a sea food place (big surprise) I had lobster which was good and clam chowder which surprisingly was nothing special.

Thank Love2taketripsUSA
Reviewed yesterday

Our first night in Bar Harbor we chose Galyn's, mainly because we could get a reservation and were arriving later in the day. After travelling all day we wanted a nice place but didn't want the hassle of waiting for a table. Galyn's was the...More

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The host was very accommodating. Server was excellent. We had two young children with us and they did what they could to make the dinner relaxing. However, a bit disappointed in our entrees. Both lacking flavor. I would like to give this place another try....More

Thank laurieharbeck
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fresh food and made from scratch. Lots of care taken in the ingredients and preparation. Staff was very well trained and this restaurant is busy for a reason. Be sure to make a reservation for dinner. If you want to eat mediocre food then dine...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been camping in maine many years. We used to go to jordan pond house but the ownership has changed the menu looked disappointing so we asked a local where to go. They recommend galyn's and we couldnt have been happier. yes a little...More

Thank Lizzy K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Arrived a little before 5 and was seated at a table by the large Window. The view was very pleasing. Dinner was good (not great) and somewhat pricing. Service was very good.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ordered the eggs Benedict with lobster. Service was prompt, and portion size was good for a tourist establishment. Those were the high points of the meal. The food could have been hotter, as it was room temperature at best. The hollandaise sauce had seized from...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family had outstanding dinner at Galyn's last night. Highly suggest reservations as this is one of the nicer restaurants in town. Many are pub style and very informal and lower quality food. Great cocktail menu as well as wines and beers( local and domestic)....More

1  Thank Beth L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the early bird special which was a whole Maine lobster and a cup of New England clam chowder. Both were good, but I think that I would have liked a broiled lobster tail better and it would have been a lot less work. The...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for lunch. Was given a seat upstairs by the window which had a great view of the harbor. Twin lobster tails, Angus burger, lobster bisque and clam chowder were all very tasteful. Blueberry-Apple crisp for desert with vanilla ice cream was delicious.

Thank Gfr0mNJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-9706
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