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Mama DiMatteo's

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34 Kennebec Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1804
+1 207-288-3666
16:30 - 22:00
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Montreal, Canada
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

With many places closed during the winter in Bar Harbor, the restaurant selection becomes limited after a few nights stay. Thus, we found ourselves trying out Mamas. Following the complimentary white bean hummus, for starters, the Haddock cake was good and fluffy, but the semi frozen Caesar salad not so good. Talking with a neighbouring table, we elected to skip... More 

Thank hurlp
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106 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Location - Right in downtown Bar Harbor just off the park square. Easy to walk to and plenty of parking around it. Food - The food was pretty good. I didn't feel the need to make that our "go to" spot for the time we were there but it was good. It was a little on the pricey side for... More 

Thank shantikay
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a cold November night. Cozy, friendly and great old school Italian. Definitely recommend for off the beaten tourist track!

Thank PaulRobert
Norwalk, Connecticut
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108 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We were in the middle of tourist season, but we're able to get a reservation here on short notice. The Italian food was great. Nice sized portions. They give a side of pasta with everything. The homemade bread is delicious. The wine selection wasn't great but they were generous with the pours. Service wasn't the greatest - the waitstaff reminded... More 

Thank LawGod2
Hamilton, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great "old school" Italian food. Comfortable non pretentious setting serving up traditional Italian fare and specials on a nightly basis. All good and the "value proposition" is great.Does not receive the hype and attention that other Main St. establishment, which are not as good, receive. Friendly and welcoming off Main St. location near the fire station delivers a soothing setting... More 

Thank Charles C
Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Best dinner I have had in my life! Great food and Great service! Thisty Whale and SideStreet Café both had a very long wait, we got into this great place with no wait at all. I definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Bar Harbor!!!

Thank DEBBYB_10
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Bar Harbor is a fun touristy town. If you crave some relief and excellent Italian food, this is the place.

Thank Nationalparksdiva
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from London and have travelled around the world, and I can honestly say that this is the worst Italian restaurant I have EVER been too. The pizza was so small, so tasteless and so unauthentic that they may have well as served me a cracker with some cheddar on. To add to that it was overpriced and the service... More 

Thank tommyajevans
Mackinaw City
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food here was one of the best meals I ever ate. I had haddock, lobster & scallop scampi with pasta marinara. Wonderful. The problem was the horribly uncomfortable seating & slow service. First we were seated in a wooden booth. We asked if we could be moved to a table because the booth was so uncomfortable. Our waiter kindly... More 

Thank Maureen S
Carteret, New Jersey
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117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bar far the best Italian food in Bar Harbor. If you are in a rush-this is not the place to go because all the meals are prepared fresh. You start with bread and humus olive oil. My chicken Parmesan with linguini was well worth the wait. You need to get there early, or have a reservation because it is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Kennebec Pl, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?