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The Back Burner

109 Main St, Brownfield, ME 04010-4702
+1 207-935-4444
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
109 Main St, Brownfield, ME 04010-4702
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

A really nice place to eat. Steak tips are to die for. Friendly staff and owner. They have specials plus their menu and the food that we have had is very good. The Shepard's Pie is delicious. There is a bar and they have trivia...More

Thank gaye2017
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. We had sandwiches and full dinners and they were all great. The service was good too. Definitely worth finding during your travels.

Thank suzi1967
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Small local place with a great bar and pretty good bar food. Service a little slow but worth the wait, laid back atmosphere.

Thank Carmine C
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying at a home close and while everyone else was heading to Fryeburg or Conway we firmly my! Because your best bet is to hit this place! Great options in and outside for seating good beers on tap. However the chicken kabob flatbread...More

1  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating at back burner tonight. Excellent beer & cocktails. Staff could not have been nicer. We had the haddock, pizza & onion rings. All delicious. Nicole behind the bar was attentive and professional. Everyone working there made you feel welcome. Sat...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Back Burner is right on Main Street in Brownfield, can't miss it if you're driving through town. Presentation is friendly and extremely low-key, and place is popular with locals. Menu is decent enough - burgers, sandwiches, a variety of assorted entrees for those seeking something...More

Thank cjstaples
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I was up in brownfield for the weekend and was looking for a place to grab a quick bite for the family. We ordered the fish plate which was flavorless. The burgers weren't cooked or made the way I had ordered them. My meal came...More

Thank Kathryn B
KateRowe, Owner at The Back Burner, responded to this review

Oh no. I am so sorry to read how disappointed you were with your meals this past weekend. We are training a new lunch cook and I guess he is not ready. You should have been told that take out orders come with bags of...More

Reviewed 2 November 2015

Friendly service, good prices and comfort food galore. We had burgers cooked to order-nicely toasted buns and generous helping of onion rings. Beer selection is extensive.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Back Burner is in a small Maine town off a main route, but people have found it! We went for our first time with friends and were very pleasantly met by the owner of the restaurant who was our server. The food was delicious...More

1  Thank GoldenMomNana
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We have been dinning a the Back Burner regularly for the past year and a half the food has been very good for the most part the usual restaurant hiccups but good none the less good and the service was always fair until recently. The...More

Thank Rick B
KateRowe, Owner at The Back Burner, responded to this review

Rick B. I am truly sorry to see this posting. You were seated in the back dining room after a short wait on what was a record breaking night. When you sat at the bar last summer, we discussed how you always seem to come...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Main St, Brownfield, ME 04010-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Brownfield
  • Phone Number: +1 207-935-4444
  • E-mail
Casual dining in the most cozy atmosphere