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Town Hill Bistro - CLOSED

1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
+1 207-288-1011
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Sep 2014
“Open next door under the name of the Food Shack”
20 Jul 2014
“Hoping they can reopen”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Took the family here for dinner tonight and enjoyed everything they put in front of us. Nice atmosphere and good service. A little weird to pour water from a plastic pitcher (the kind you'd get at the dollar store). Equally strange to fill it up...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank rekooka99
Reviewed July 15, 2013

We visited the Bistro for the first time this weekend and were very pleased with the experience. The decor is casual and understated, which suggests that the food might be somewhat basic, but it's anything but. We didn't have huge appetites that night, so we...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank OakPointers
Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We made reservations on July 7th for my birthday. We wanted to do something special. This place was that special jewel. We had tomato basil soup, fresh garden salad. For entrees: pork loin with a rhubarb chutney; halibut; and roasted chicken. All three of us...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank MW1777
Reviewed July 11, 2013

I wanted to order the pork shank, but it was already sold out when i ordered. I ended up ordered the lobster and shrimp with Israeli cous cous and it was awesome. My only suggestion is to make reservation in advance.

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank hg4ever
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This restaurant is off the beaten path and is about a 20 minute drive from Bar Harbor proper, but is worth it. First - you will need a reservation. There is some outdoor seating for nice weather. Inside there are about 10 tables. There is...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Jenny_Big_Sur
Reviewed July 7, 2013

A splendid meal whose dishes had interesting bites and strokes of genius that outshone various small flaws, recommended as deserving its ranking on this listing. A ricotta salad offered an intriguing bite of slightly bitter greens with a well paired ricotta and cucumber slice, rounded...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank HappyNoms
Reviewed July 7, 2013

We are serious foodies from D.C. This place is 12 minutes from the center of Bar Harbor. Husband and wife owners for the past 7 years. Wife is chef. Husband is front of house. House greens were delicate and fresh. Lobster and shrimp with Israeli...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Lviehmyer
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Town Hill Bistro is not the type of place that blows you away with extremely innovative combinations of ingredients that you could never imagine. The menu is varied and has some creative uses of local ingredients (such as a rhubarb chutney/sauce with pork loin). However,...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Food4family
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Ok, so we didn't have soup or nuts, but if we had, they would have been superb! I found Town Hill Bistro through TripAdvisor. I wanted a special place to take my wife for her birthday during our trip to Acadia National Park. All of...More

Date of visit: June 2013
1  Thank sibabei
Reviewed June 28, 2013

One of my favorite places in Bar Harbor Maine is Town Hill Bistro. Run by husband and wife JJ and Maureen, it is in a one room cottage with wood beams and rustic charm. One is greeted by warm and friendly JJ and his staff...More

Date of visit: June 2013
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7018
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-1011
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