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Rogue Cafe Restaurant

1 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4603
+1 207-244-7101
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all the great reviews, and the owner's experience running good restaurants, I expected a great meal with good service. I have to say that my entree (fish) was bland and the sauce did nothing to help it out. My wife was also disappointed with...More

Thank MisterTravel1000
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We walked in without reservations and were able to sit at the bar. The owner, JJ, was really nice, warm, and welcoming. His staff were also warm and gave prompt service. We ordered one small plate of a blue cheese and apple salad and an...More

Thank Jaime D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The bar tender greeted us as we entered and we were seated immediately. After that all the service slowed way down but we had been forewarned it might be that way. We stayed with crispy eggplant tomato and cheese stacks and curry mussels both of...More

Thank Alleycat427
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Again, we had a wonderful meal at this restaurant. Reservations suggested. Meals are excellent in taste, presentation and variety. Service is perfect. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank MarieWarrington_PA
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We recently dined at Rogue for our last dinner during vacation. We have followed them from their former location. The food is consistently excellent with interesting combinations. One thing that stays the same: the most incredible buttery Carmel I've ever had comes with the check!...More

Thank tbev576
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We ate at Rogue Cafe on the last night of our vacation. It was so good we wish we had stopped sooner. The food is inventive and delicious with freshness and subtlety. The plain building and hand painted sign didn't draw us in the first...More

Thank Martia N
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We loved rogue! Make sure you have reservations. The outside and the decor is unassuming, but don't let that fool you into thinking anything other than this is gourmet food. Our party of five had: mussels appetizer, corn bisques, and a green salad with nectarines...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful, laid-back meal at this relative new-comer to the Mount Dessert Island foodie scene. The food was delicious. The chef has a subtle hand. So while the food is not fussy, it reveals careful and lovely blending of flavors. Ingredients are very...More

Thank elcltrips
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It took us more than a year to finally eat at Rogue Café...and we all loved the meal. The restaurant is low key and unpretentious and the food is simply amazing. We loved our appetizers, main courses, and the desserts that we shared. The noise...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was a find. Of course one travels to Maine and searches for Lobster but it is was lovely to find this little restaurant which was a gastronomic delight. We enjoyed the quaint atmosphere, the fresh food, the creativity in the meals and the service....More

Thank Shauna A
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lindsey w
31 August 2015|
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I don't know. I pd by Mastrcf. Call 207 244 7101 on Tues after 6PM and find out
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4603
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-7101
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