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4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-4550
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (44 reviews)
“risotto” (51 reviews)
“meatloaf” (26 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for breakfast recently, and we'll be honest we were a little skeptical because we couldn't find it easily and there's some reno going on outside. But we watched a few people disappear through the door and said what the heck, were starving and...More

Thank TnBB
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Made for a perfect end of day late lunch after some exhilirating hikes in the Southwest Harbor part of Acadia We had the fish chowder, salmon BLT and a great ice cream cake dessert. Service was friendly and fast and decor was pleasantly modern cafe...More

Thank Todd Mitchell A
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We had been to Sips several years ago, but decided to visit today for lunch. Helpful, pleasant staff. We ordered an appetizer: shrimp in a bruschetta sauce with garlic cheese toast. Talking about done and done. Enjoyable! Next, my husband had the mushroom risotto, really...More

Thank lindasaleski
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We stumbled across this restaurant during a winter vacation to Maine. Lovely food, comfortable atmosphere, great service, and live music on Monday evenings - a local jam, very entertaining!

Thank RogerWM
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My neice and I stumbled upon this cute place and had brunch. The next day I went back and had a salmon omelette which was to die for! Prices were fair, and the staff was friendly. Don't miss this when you are in Southwest Harbor.

Thank sebec1965
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Tables close together in small dining room. A bit noisy. Menu interesting, food delicious. Great staff.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Have had breakfast,lunch and dinner here. You cant go wrong. The food is consistently good. They do a great job.

Thank Aapwilbur
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a small restaurant with a neighborhood tavern atmosphere. The service and food were both excellent. I had the flank steak and my wife had the meatloaf. She said her meatloaf was the best she'd ever had. We had a berry cobbler for desert...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Loved everything; Especially the spinach salad, lobster croissant with arugula, crabmeat omelette, blueberry pancakes, glazed salmon and more!

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Stopped at Sips for lunch ! menu looked great and there was a nice atmosphere. Very very disappointed. Our waitress took our order and then went behind the bar to make people sitting at the bar drinks. We were brought are drinks right away but...More

Thank Kathleen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-4550
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