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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not sure how they do it, but they do it all well! Crab cakes, chowder, pizza, blueberry pie. All fantastic! Some of the best food we've ever had. And the staff is incredibly friendly. Highly recommend and we'll definitely be back!!

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Thank pj8172015
Hampden, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I happened upon the Quietude one night when we just wanted a bite to eat. We got individual 10" pizzas that were so good we ended up not needing a take out box for leftovers. The owners made them from scratch. I ordered veggie, no cheese and she brought me a small container of flavored oil which... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went here after eating at Beal's lobster shack for dessert and wish we had ate dinner here instead. The food looked MUCH better and the service was excellent. The blueberry pie was great!! Cute shop!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! The owners treat you like family. The apple pie, crab cakes and chowder were delicious. The MILKSHAKE is a MUST!!!

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stepped in five minutes to closing and they were still willing to serve us ice cream with a smile! And it was yummy, thank you!

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Thank Biergie
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had 2 meals here during our vacation in Southwest Harbor. Lunch was good. I had a calzone and the rest of my groups had various sandwiches. The calzone was so good the entire family ordered calzones to go for our dinner. The calzone is very good! The mile high blueberry pie is hard to beat!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had good ice cream here one night and a quick, reasonably priced meal another night when the restaurant we were going to have dinner at was fully booked. The minestrone soup was beautiful and homemade, the burgers and chicken tenders basic but fresh. The fries were great. The deserts are homemade by the owner's wife - the key lime... More 

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Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ordered lobster rolls and blue berry pie. Seating is tight, (only fit about 15-16 people inside). BB pie slices were huge!

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Thank pipercam
Maine, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Quick review had a blueberry sundae. Very tasty. Served in styrofoam (boo) but I was served quickly and the blueberry ice cream was very tasty. Chocolate, whip cream and a cherry and you can't complain! Looks like a fun place.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with friends after a hike. The folks are friendly. Our waitress was from Moldova and so sweet. Our friend wanted a banana split after dinner. They were out of bananas so the owner went next door to a market and bought a banana. Just great service and good food...comfort food. Homemade pies and unlimited ice cream choices. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
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: 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
Description
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop.
19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service

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