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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (12 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
“scallopini” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Various apps (curiously there is no website or menu to view) report they are open until either 8:30 or 9pm on a Saturday. A solo patron, I walked in at 5 of 8. Several tables were open as well as spots at the bar. I...More

Thank handlsden
townhillbistro, Owner at Rogue Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow. You're interpretation of what happened is crazy warped. You walked into a tiny restaurant in Maine on Saturday night.........of Labor Day Weekend.....at 8pm.....without a reservation. The (super nice friendly) bartender and waitstaff were completely buried with customers. You were told that there was no...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rogue Cafe delights customers with their attention to detail. The meals are presented artfully in a reservations only setting so you are welcomed and not hurried during your time there. Although my visit there was the summer of 2017, I remember it as a...More

Thank Sue_Don_13
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had dinner at many restaurants on Mount Desert this summer, and particularly in Southwest Harbor, and Rogue had the best food. The staff was friendly and helpful. The menu was varied and interesting. We all ended up choosing the specials which did not disappoint.

1  Thank Ronald F
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The food and friendly environment contributed to an excellent evening......we were seated at the promised time and the service was attentive and friendly.

Thank gcl00001
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had a delightful meal here tonight. Beet and goat cheese salad was delicious. My scallop entree was perfectly prepared. Dainty poppy rolls were a perfect accent. Gracious service made for a perfect dining experience.

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Rouge was our Friday night dinner spot this trip. Made my reservations on Monday to get the time we wanted. A note here - you will need a reservation and will generally need to make it several days in advance. We were seated in an...More

1  Thank Jenny_Big_Sur
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Rogue never disappoints. The food is simply amazing, the atmosphere is warm and friendly and the service excellent. We have eaten at Rogue many times over the years and it I consistently outstanding. Always one of the highlights of our MDI trips. Can’t wait to...More

Thank MidwestSailor83
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The many reviews on Rogue were accurate. Great food, friendly service in what appears to be a biker bar!. Inside is much nicer and the food is outstanding. Only criticism is we waited an hour between our starter and entree. No explanation from the staff....More

Thank peterhoagland
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Looks like a biker bar from the street. Inside the restaurant it is clean but underwhelming. Our server was a bit weird but lets just say the food blew me away. Every dish we ordered was better than the next. Fresh, fresh, fresh ingredients prepared...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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
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lindsey w
31 August 2015|
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Response from Peripatetic58 | Reviewed this property |
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
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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