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Leary's Landing Irish Pub

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1717
+1 207-801-2599
12:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I guess it depends on what you order. My husband enjoyed his lobster dinner. My hamburger was aweful. I felt it was very over priced and dark inside. We were only there for the day. Should have cked out trip advisor first. The store next door was the best buy for souvineer clothing though

Thank allrightie
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a small, but really good bar. We found it on a late night walk around town and decided to poop in. Good beer selection, and the scotch and bourbon selections were good as well.

Thank john c
Knoxville, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were wandering around Bar Harbor shopping and looking for a lunch spot. Given that Guinness is my wife's favorite beer, this hidden-away Irish pub looked like a good choice. Great selection of beers & cocktails - lunch was good. This is a very small pub, but don't be scared off by the size. It was fun to play some... More 

Thank Paul N
Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at Leary's with some friends the other day upon arriving in Bar Harbor. Very pleasant experience. Very friendly bartender in a quaint little Irish pub. Nice draft selection featuring beer from Foundation and a reasonable menu. I recommend starting with the pub fries.

Thank DaveAzToMaine
Saugerties, New York
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We popped in here on our first afternoon. Nice menu, great selection of beers, wines, ciders. Bartender was very friendly. We could have stayed all afternoon and chatted with the other customers. Prices were average, we had lobster rolls and a couple of pints.

Thank rlatourette
Rochester, New York
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Look and feel of a typical Irish pub. Guinness was cold with a decent variety of beers to choose from. Not a place to go with a large group as seating inside was quite limited. Food items were tasty but a bit pricey for the quantity served.

Thank Julie T
Rochester, New York
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

It is a small pub with an Irish air about it with Irish music in the background. Though that did change after a while. The selection was the typical beers of Ireland so nothing different there. There were other beers that sounded interesting from around Maine. The bangers and mash with garlic mashed potatoes was almost as good as being... More 

Thank Cherie1971695
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was a little taken aback when I saw the size of this place. Small. About 6 or so stools at the bar and I think I counted 4 seating areas, each big enough for 4 people. We walked and and almost walked out until a young couple offered 2 of the seats at their table to us. I'm so... More 

Thank sconte
Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Cozy little Irish Pub with big screen TV. Good beer, Irish whiskey and quaint Irish sayings on the wall and table tops (only 3 tables). Good music added to the fun ambiance. Other than your normal Maine seafood menu items were some interesting Gaelic type, i.e. scotch eggs, banger and mash, and shepherds pie. Bartender did a good job of... More 

Thank Suzanne C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great whiskey selection and small but very good draft list. Excellent atmosphere. My only complaint was the smell of the cleaning product used to wipe down the bar.

Thank kbdub102006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-2599

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