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Testa's Restaurant

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53 Main St, Ste 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1865
+1 207-288-3327
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Tuesday evening, Testa's was packed to the gills--on both floors--with diners who were clearly having fun. Our table was situated near a streetside window on the second floor. Despite the large crowd, the restaurant's acoustics permitted my companion and me to converse without too much difficulty and our server--though visibly a bit harried--handled the challenge with sufficient aplomb.... More 

Thank X4795RMjohnc
Roseville, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Bar Harbor during our stay in Maine. We ate lunch at the famous Testa's Restaurant on Main Street. I had the stuffed lobster and my wife had the stuffed crab. Both dishes were wonderful. Very reasonably priced for that area. Friendly staff that always look in on you to make sure you have everything you need. I... More 

Thank Thomas M
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate a Testa's restaurant before going on the bus trip to Acadia National Park. The tour met across the street from the restaurant so it was extremely convenient. We both had lobster rolls which were very meaty and fresh for a good price. We sat outside and we had great service even though the restaurant is usually crowded.

Thank Michele S
Stonington, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant so good, we had to go back a second night! The Haddock Amandine (with sea-salt encrusted baked potato) is one of the best meals I have ever eaten, and their specialty Moscow Mule (my favorite drink) was perfection! Go early(ish), get a table at the window upstairs, and enjoy the view.

Thank Janieek
Fort Davis, Texas
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us ate dinner at Testa's twice. Both times the service was fast and polite. We didn't have to wait either time. Food prices were better than most other restaurants on the main drag, we checked menus up and down the street and elsewhere. We enjoyed 8 different menu items and everyone was happy. Portion sizes were large, couldn't... More 

Thank Bob79734
Columbia, Maryland
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the fish and chips him I found it to be overpriced, deep-fried and not very tasteful. I give the restaurant credit for being one of the few that stayed open after the end of the official tourist season. But the food itself was not too impressive and the prices are reflective of a tourist trap.

Thank Lira1993
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had breakfast at Testas on one day and Lunch on a second day. For Breakfast we started with Orange Juice ($2.94 for my wife) and a wonderful VIRGIN bloody Mary for me ($5.95). The bloody mary mix was excellent...loaded with horseradish... my favorite way of getting a bloody mary. My wife had a 1 egg entree ($5.75) with a... More 

Thank c2h5oh_1
Miami, FL
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was told I had to try blueberry pie in Maine, so this is where we found it. The server was very friendly, we had a table by the window, and the pie was delicious!

Thank Viajes29
Florence, Kentucky
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Decided to eat here while walking downtown. About a 30 minute wait to get seated - not bad. Had a booth up front so we could see all the outside activity. Waitress was friendly. Food was very good. Wide range of food to choose from. I had the fish and chips which was a good choice. Enjoyed our meal here... More 

Thank FlorenceYall3030
League City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

After spending 7 days in the area and 6 of those in Bar Harbor and Acadia Nat'l Park, we had the opportunity to try several of the more recommended restaurants. We ended up eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at Testa's. Everytime we had excellent service, exceptional food and, taking into consideration the area, reasonable prices. We plan on returning to... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Main St, Ste 102, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1865
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?