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Stewman's Downtown Lobster Pound

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35 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-0346
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11:00 - 22:00
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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234 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the water, two decks of outside seating. Friendly staff, quick service, good steamed clams. Avoid crab cakes as they are nothing special. I had much better ones in Michigan. Suggestion come for lunch, enjoy the view and the weather. Most of the seating are picnic style tables with benches.

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Thank BeeLittle
Greenville, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch with family and friends. Saw a loon right next to us on the water. Was very entertaining to watch. Had a great lunch!! Would definitely come back again. Service and food was great. Our waiter went above and beyond to help with selections.

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1 Thank chepcat51
Pennsylvania
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259 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Came here for a lunch on the outside deck on a cloudy day. Unfortunately a sudden shower appeared but the servers expertly ushered everyone & their food inside. Everything went great and not a French fry got soggy,

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1 Thank Woodsylady
Port Credit
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had great service and good views. It was extremely hot and sunny so happy that we decided to sit inside make sure you factor that into account when you decide where to sit. I don't eat seafood or fish so the menu was a bit limited for me but found something, had the burger. My husband loved it and... More 

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Thank Melinda G
paradise ca.
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had our first lobster rolls here. And they were great.The service was outstanding ,as was the local beer.You can see what was left of the lobster roll in the picture. If it was not so far away we would be going there every week! The lobster rolls were a little pricey but it was worth it.

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Thank Jesse D
Honolulu, Hawaii
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is where to get a whole Maine lobster dinner. The whole lobster comes with an ear of corn, mussels, and potatoes, called the "Lobster Experience." Although everyone seems to have opinions about what part of the lobster is best, I found the tail to be one of the largest and tastiest tail I had ever eaten. At $37 for... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

During our 5 day stay in Bar Harbor, my 27 year old daughter and I ate here twice. Our waitress on both visits was great. We were well informed about specials and all other menu items. We were happy with the cocktail recommendations that we were told about. Great outdoor atmosphere. If it's windy you can sit inside and still... More 

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Manchester, PA
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We did not realize that when the ships come in, the town goes tourist trap. This place was decent. We did like the coastal seafood dip, the dip and the chips were yummy. Hubby had to ask twice for his chowder but he said it was good, We shared a fish sandwich and it was okay. It seemed a little... More 

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Thank HELJAN
Mankato, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Our lobster roll was the best. Our waiter was very helpful and very fast and efficent. We are so pleased that we would go back again.

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Thank sjo19461964
Gonzales, Louisiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

First time in Maine, so I don't really have much to compare it to, but i got the biggest damn lobster I have seen. I walked in and order the biggest one they had. The lady looked at me like I was crazy, it must have been expensive, but I was expected it to be expensive so I didn't notice.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0346

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?