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Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse

99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
+1 207-877-8325
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (105 reviews)
“caesar salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife and I are in Waterville ME and need a restaurant that can accommodate a large family group, Joseph's is always our first choice. They can seat large and small groups easily. However, Friday and Saturday at peak hours, there is usually a...More

Thank Doctorj53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I recently stayed in Clinton, ME and on our last day visited friends in Waterville and were looking for a restaurant for lunch. We ended up at Joseph's Steakhouse and had a decent meal. Starting with my kids, they split a chicken...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hate to complain but the prime rib was very expensive and most was gristle. My chicken cordon bleu was excellent. I guess we were just disappointed with the beef being poor quality at a steakhouse. If he got 4 ounces of chewable meat out...More

Thank donicewhitney
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I'm not much for huge portions, but my husband is, so he was satisfied with his meal. He had the medallions, and I had an enormous salad. The food was good, and the waitstaff joked with my son. Service was good. We were worn out...More

Thank qwiltr
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lunch was terrific. Chicken fingers platter with either fries or salad can't be beat. Get to lunch early for best seating.

Thank wppfeifer48
Reviewed 6 August 2017

35 minutes later we were seated....and there was 12 empty tables in the dining room. Such a wait for such a terrible old piece of prime rib....Over priced and over hyped. Rather go to McDonald's

Thank mainerlp
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered the blue fin tuna with seasonal vegetables. It was wonderful. I would definitely cone back here again.

Thank silvy1013
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Enjoyed my dinner there after a long day of classes at Colby College. Pleasant location on a golf course south of town. Nice comfortable ambience. Excellent Caesar salad but with too many anchovies (a couple is plenty). Wonderful rolls, I asked for more. Baked potato...More

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My friends and I took a ride to Josephs fireside steak house last week and we are delighted that we've found a great restaurant to visit that is not a cookie cutter chain like so many restaurants today . Best of all the food is...More

Thank merseygirl20
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We usually do lunch time rather than evening as the items are less expensive. The food is consistently great and the atmosphere is comfortable - feel good in jeans or suit. They cook to order and get it right 90% + and if they don't...More

Thank Mike W
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18 May 2017|
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Response from sadler8613 | Reviewed this property |
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11 September 2015|
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Response from JFS8325 | Property representative |
Yes, We do offer a gluten free menu. Just ask your server for it the next time you dine with us. Thank you!
Richard W
13 April 2015|
Response from JFS8325 | Property representative |
If you go to our new web site you will find a complete listing of everything we serve. thank you for asking. Trip Adviser won't allow me to give you the web address but if you Google Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse Waterville... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-877-8325
  • E-mail
We are a slightly upscale Steakhouse that also serves a nice variety of Seafood as well as Baby Back Ribs. Our Vegetarian selection is sure to please the most delicate of pallets.
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