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212 Maine St Ste B, Brunswick, ME 04011-2047
+1 207-721-0403
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Keene, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

One of the specials tonight was a fish stew with haddock and scallops. When I think of a stew I think of a thick, hearty meal. Instead, what I got was a bowl filled mostly filled with broth, a couple of pieces of fish and a few vegetables. What a disappointment. The only reason the meal wasn't given only one... More 

Thank BMWLover56
York, Maine
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I went for burgers at lunch, burgers were ok but we were disappointed that the cheese was cold without a hint of melting. When I asked about it, I was informed it was difficult to melt cheese without overcooking since we ordered medium rare. I always order medium rare and the cheese is always melted - popping... More 

Thank mainer511
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Funky decorations, potent drinks and fresh, tasty meals made for a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Though the noise level was a bit high, the Caesar salad and Rose Begonia pasta were well worth having to talk a little louder. The menu is more suited to lunch with lots of burgers, sandwiches and pizzas but the pasta choices are interesting enough to... More 

Thank kingbyriverk
Brunswick, Maine
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The food is well prepared and the selection is good for family or couple. The decor is cheerful, BUT, the noise level is really noticeable. Having been there quite a few times, I asked the waiter and he said they had tried to curb sound in various ways, but not to much avail! I suggest going during off hours. They... More 

Thank Linda M
Kinderhook, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food is abundant and fresh..and did I mention delicious and a great deal. Excellent location with lots of parking.

Thank REbrokers
Westerville, Ohio
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209 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This restaurant is on a side street just past Bowdoin College. The decor is a little interesting with Christmas lights and potted plants and trees. The wait staff was very good -- attentive without be obtrusive. My wife had the CObb Salad with a full chicken breast on top ($11.95) and I had the Rose Begonia which was penna pasta... More 

Thank Jim H
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Best burger in Brunswick! We go here often, just for an amazing burger. Great wine and beer options, fast and efficient service!

Thank Teri M
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Good food nothing great but nothing bad. I had pasta there was more then enough. I also had coffee after dinner not so good. Seemed like it was a little old. Really that was the only thing I can say bad.

Thank Shelley R
Harpswell, Maine
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346 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good choice if you're going to see a show at Bowdoin. It's just around the corner. They have tables outside and inside. The menu is sufficiently large so that everyone can find something they like -- pizza, burgers, sandwiches, soups, pasta. The grilled cheese with tomatoes and bacon on sourdough hit the spot. Good beer selection. Prices are quite reasonable.... More 

Thank Peter B
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

First and last visit to this place. The decor is quite bizarre. It looks like each wall was decorated by someone else. All holidays are represented with trashy glitz. Beach balls, inflatable baseballs, flags, Christmas lights, historic magazines in frames along with farming and 4H photos. The grilled shrimp skewer special was too salty and sour to eat. The waitress... More 

Thank Joanne P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Maine St Ste B, Brunswick, ME 04011-2047
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-721-0403

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