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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (188 reviews)
“apple pie” (35 reviews)
“pies” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups
$$ - $$$
360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ordered a cheesesteak. They ran out of steak. I ordered a hot pastrami sandwich. It was alittle tough but it was ok. My husband had wings. They were good but they should offer sauce, garlic , parmesian, bar be Q the ice cream side...More

Thank peggy0021
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must stop when visiting MDI, Southwest side. Ice cream is fabulous and heard the pies were amazing. Great lunch spot as well.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I always love stopping by Quietside when in Southwest Harbor because the Ice Cream does not disappoint. However, it can be expensive and some of the other food is not as good. If you choose to get food here(which I highly recommend), stick with the...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We just had a quick bite here so no commentary on the range of menu items. Everything was Okay. Shake and pie just okay. Crab cakes okay, you get the idea. Went back for a dessert trip, cheesecake and key lime (you guessed it, just...More

Thank ThreeKings09
Reviewed 4 days ago

Giffords's (local Maine brand) rather than "home-made" in Bar Harbor, but plenty good, and staff plenty nice, and much easier overall experience, than anything in Bar Harbor in the summer...

Thank billwoodmd
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has good food, in general, and good service. However, my favorite thing is the ice cream. It's the best on the island (personally, I recommend the "fly fishing fudge"). If you are staying in Bar Harbor (or on the east side, in general),...More

Thank MitukaAufaey
Reviewed 6 days ago

best blueberry pie I had in Acadia area. Thick, about 3 inches tall! and not too sweet which is perfect for me. Liked the clam chowder a lot, better than I had elsewhere.. was disappointed in the lobster roll. had half the blueberry pie for...More

Thank zephyrgirl335
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the inn across the street and stopped in everyday. Their sandwiches are good and reasonably priced but their chocolate chip cookies are amazing. Everyone is friendly and they have a map where you place a thumbtack on the spot where youre from....More

Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful little cafe! My fiancé had the burger which was really good and I had the salad. They were very generous with the salad and I was actually full! The clam chowder was really good. Nice place to go for lunch. The waitress was sweet...More

Thank monticello13
Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't find friendlier folks anywhere- great hospitality- delicious pies, cookies and ice cream Always packed- sandwiches, pizza, and lobster dishes too. Casual and inexpensive. We visited three times during our 7 day stay

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We will be there visiting the first weekend in May. Will you be open then? Thank you.
16 March 2017|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes, we opened April 13th. Hope to see you
Barbara D
Do you still make the best snickerdoodle cookies ever?
17 July 2016|
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Response from p w | Reviewed this property |
We did not have their baked goods, but they looked wonderful.
Hi, Do you have gluten free pizza?
15 June 2016|
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Response from oneicecmman | Property representative |
Yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444
  • E-mail
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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