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The Upper Deck

433 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4408
+1 207-244-8423
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bites” (4 reviews)
“lobster club” (4 reviews)
“crab dip” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
433 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4408
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Reviewed yesterday

During a week when we ate dinner at a different restaurant every night, this was just average. The food was OK. You probably want to stick to the basics. You will not be disappointed with that. The restaurant does have a nice view of the...More

Thank Ronald F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went there because it was busy as we drove by one evening during our stay in the area. We were told the crab cakes were the best in the area..... it was mostly cake w very little crab, and it was burnt on the...More

Thank raynor5fam
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate there last night and really enjoyed it. Lobster was super fresh and sweet! And if you have room, try the key lime pie - WOW!

Thank Gregg A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here one night for dinner. The wait for an outside table was about 40+ minutes. It was worth waiting for an outside table for the breeze and fresh air. The restaurant let us know that they had insect repellent ready if the mosquitos...More

Thank Wayfer2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our plan to have our first dinner in Southwest Harbor at a lobster pound was thwarted by an enormous wait so we took pot luck at a seaside restaurant called the Upper Deck. The view, the vibe and especially the food were all a very...More

Thank Popoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice harbor restaurant and bar with good harbor views. This is good bar food. Great, cold craft beers. The wait staff is very good and attentive. It can get crowded, but can handle the crowds and the staff can too.

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was good and the place itself is pleasant. Nice view. Food was not bad. 18 dollars for a spinach salad which was literally a bed of grocery store spinach, 4 frozen shrimp, a couple pine nuts, and a sprinkling of low quality feta cheese....More

Thank MannyFresco88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We admittedly arrived about 6:30 and we were told up front that the kitchen had been slammed and they weren’t cooking for a while. But we had been traveling for 12 hours and didn’t have the energy to get back in the car. So we...More

Thank shields1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly people, adequate service and food. We ran into some locals and they were interesting and friendly

Thank Gigi72011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

YOU ARE NUTS! THE WOMAN YOU MENTIONED IS LOVED ALL OVER THE WORLD! THAT IS PART OF HER ACT TO TELL JOKES AND GET THE DINERS INVOLVED. I’d love to see you try and do it! She plays on ships, one of Bar Harbor’s legendary...More

Thank marypV8061WT
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Questions & Answers
5 July 2017|
Response from deb d | Property representative |
Happy hour in the bar area every day 3to6 Buy one draft, House wine, or well drink; get the 2nd for $0.50
3 October 2016|
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Response from Stacie D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs. But we had our dog and parked in back so he had shade and we had a eye on the van...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4408
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-8423
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