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Poor Boy's Gourmet

300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
+1 207-288-4148
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“poor boy” (107 reviews)
“pasta” (112 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Italian, Soups
$$ - $$$
300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is bad. The cook uses crushed canned tomatoes for Italian red sauce. No flavor. Not Italian or red sauce. The shrimp were puny, but cleaned. The bread is dry and disappointing. Eat elsewhere. In all fairness, the coffee is wonderful and the staff...More

Thank Traveler-In-Progress
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in and tried the Haddock (delicious breeding) shrimp scampi (tasty and plentiful amounts of shrimp) linguini in clam sauce (ample clams, delicious) and spaghetti w/linguini (our son enjoyed the meal, I found the meatballs a little dry but enjoyed the red sauce). Would come...More

Thank Jill N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very delicious smashed potatoes and lazy man's lobster. May be the best stuffing I've ever had outside of my own. Very attentive waitress.

Thank cdemurphy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor Boy's Gourmet restaurant became our go to place for lunch and dinner while we were in Bar Harbor this time (our formerly fav, West Street Cafe, was closed for remodeling). We tried a sampling from their menu and didn't find anything that wasn't perfection,...More

Thank Savvydapunch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both of our meals were horrible.......enough said. They must survive by the overflow from the crowded restaurants in town. Waitress was nice, food was horrible.

Thank L6267VHmaryd
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I went for a quick meal. I had not been in since it changed hands. I had a salad and stuffed flounder, my sister had the cesaer salad and the steak. Both were delicious. We wished we had room for dessert but...More

Thank MicheleinMaine12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to get a delicious meal after a busy day at Acadia National Park. Plus the are dog friendly on there outside patio

Thank Boz1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was on par for Bar Harbor. Place was clean. A little slow on the waitress side. They allow dogs in the outside dining area which was good!

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 6, had the specials, all where wonderful. So much better than deep fried. Large portions, excellent service. Great wine.

Thank Clyde H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was busy and the only table was on the heated patio. The pavers make the chairs uneven and no way to level it. The tables are relatively close together. Our server was a pleasant young man who did all he could to be...More

Thank Cherie1971695
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Kathy K
10 July 2017|
Response from Clyde H | Reviewed this property |
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7 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1638
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-4148
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