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42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
+1 207-729-5858
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Winchester, Virginia
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199 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location. Clean. Quiet. Street parking or city lot parking 2 blocks away. Had Pescatore Pasta. Contained marinara sauce, clams, scallops, shrimp & linguini. Spouse had Bolognese Meat Sauce. Contained Bolognese meat sauce & linguini. Shared a full house carafe of Chianti wine. ALL were excellent. Service good. Beautiful & non-personable waitress. Nice atmosphere. $59.26, including tip.

Thank Michael D
Auburn, Maine
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301 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times and never had a bad meal. Service, food and prices are all nice. The selection is very good, and they are as accommodating as possible and even more if reasonable. The last time we went, there were 4 of us, and everyone had a great meal. It is a bit tight fitting, but... More 

Thank slalemand
Somerville, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to treat a companion who hates life. You'll experience the total blandness of the cuisine and burst out laughing. Order pesto and see who can count the snips of basil leaves. 10? 11? The soups are good. Best item here is the salad with real Italian dressing, a classic flavor that is getting hard to find.

Thank Calliope-Samba
Rome, Italy
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319 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thr staff is incredibly nice but the food itself is no more than average Great portion and not so pricey

Thank F P
Lewiston, Maine
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Food is awesome. The environment is small, cozy, and classy. The service was good and the food came out in a decent amount of time. Totally recommend!

Thank katielemieux
Clearwater, Florida
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The atmosphere of the restaurant is very odd, almost church pew style seats which is not the most comfortable. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table (there were 4 of us), the place was busy, but part of that is due to it's size. It's a small restaurant, it can seat roughly 13-15 tables. The service was... More 

Thank Michael D
Harpswell, Maine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely little Italian Bistro. A bit pricey, but so worth it. Garlic knots to die for, always great, friendly service.

Thank mahiker2017
Southern Maine
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us met for dinner... The pluses, perfectly cooked pasta to start...decent but small wine list... Decent but not great service...a request for Chicken Parmesan was graciously done. For the price, I'd expect more than "the specials are on the menu tent". The garlic knots were doughy and not all consistently cooked through, but the idea and the ones... More 

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Good pasta! Very busy which is a good thing. Nice people! Enjoyed our meal. Good price and wine list. Walking distance from Our hotel.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
West Buxton, Maine
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It has been over 20 years since I have visited this restaurant so we tried it on our way to a show at MSMT. We were warmly greeted and the restaurant was clean and pleasant although a little cramped for a big person like me. The food was hot and delicious and we were in and out in plenty of... More 

Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-5858

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