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Mache Bistro

321 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1641
+1 207-288-0447
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (47 reviews)
“duck” (58 reviews)
“scallops” (91 reviews)
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American, Fusion
321 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1641
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best meals we had in a while. We came in without reservation, but could sit at the bar. Excellent wine and beer selection! The food surpassed all expectations, we had the highly praised (on TripAdvisor) scallops and beet and summer squash salads....More

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited Mache bistro on previous visits to Bar Harbor; the standard has certainly not fallen and feels as if it has continued to improve. We are vegan. There are a number of vegetarian dishes on the menu and the kitchen was extremely accommodating...More

Thank Nigelsimon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awesome late night dinner which was especially since our server Michael and chef Justin went out of there way to accommodate my 11 yr old son's dairy allergy!! If you go def have the duck leg confit / Black Rice. Even though this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation on line. Also leaving credit card info to secure the table. Arrived ahead of time and my table was not available. After various attempt we had dinner at the bar. Do not understand how you pretend to charge a 50 usd fee...More

1  Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a repeat visit to this establishment for us and it is always our top choice place when we visit the area. Tonight's experience proved us right again. We did get reservations in advance and were seated immediately. Service was excellent - very attentive...More

Thank SandDfromVT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether in Bar Harbor or somewhere else on the Island, it's worth making reservations and taking a drive to this spot. You can taste the freshness of the food (look online fro the menu). In my case, a confit of wild mushrooms over polenta. I...More

Thank eawnyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I say in it in the title and I’ll say it again – This is, hands down, the best place for a nice dinner in Bar Harbor. It’s not fancy in terms of décor and the food presentation is straight forward which pairs well with...More

Thank AJK1_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious and innovative dinner at this restaurant located in a converted home in the town of Bar Harbor. We chose a selection of small plates and enjoyed the Mussels in cream sauce, Spanish shrimp with chorizo, smoked paprika on a baguette and...More

Thank seastar73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come for the food. Always perfectly prepared, beautifully plated, delightfully flavored. Always worth the trip from the other side of the island! Is it really that much better than the other restaurants' offerings? Yes. Being chef owned makes a difference!

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the service good. The wine list is good and reasonably priced. My wife had the beet salad as a starter and the scallops on polenta as her main, both of which were excellent. I had the oysters as a starter...More

Thank BobShay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1641
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0447
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Mache is a casual neighborhood bistro in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine. We offer an ever-changing menu:our appetizers, salads, entrees, small plates, and house-made desserts are prepared with the finest produce, freshest seafood, and organic & natural meats available. Full bar and eclectic wine list.
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