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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%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (100 reviews)
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful restaurant. Service by Anne in bar area is exemplary. Service in bar area when she is not there (weekends) is lacking.

Thank willettecandice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The picture above does not due justice to this restaurant in the country. We were warmly greeted by the staff and taken through the large dining room that was half full to the porch dining room that overlooks a gulf course. Half the dining room...More

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have only been one time and I got the steak tips. I WAS NOT disappointed. They were awesome. The menu is a bit pricey but you get a fair amount of food. We had a gift card we got for some...More

Thank bwitham77
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I have been several times. The food has been very good each time. I like the teriyaki tips, and I have also had the boneless buffalo wings they are excellent too. It can be quite busy especially on Friday or Saturday

Thank race24x
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Was hard to make final decision but both of us agreed we will definitely return. The service and food were both excellent. Lori P was server. We arrived late in afternoon and it was crowd was not expected but we understand why.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Really great place. Lots of choices for steak, seafood, chicken or vegetarian entrees! Food was excellent, service outstanding. Must visit if in Waterville. People also come in and hang at bar.

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Have had two different business dinners at Josephs as others in our party raved about the place. Have to say I found it average at best. Prices high for the quality and service you receive. Expect way more from a steakhouse than the menu options...More

Thank 207Travel
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Have not been back since last summer when the service and management was so bad. Went with friends for a family celebration. Service was ok. OMG the Lobesta and Mac jumped up from 6.00 to 9.00, seriously!!!! Food was ok, everyone had something different. Our...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was my first time dining out in Waterville, and our hotel recommended Joseph's. We loved the place. Service was exceptionally friendly, and the menu had a ton of reasonably priced options. My son and i love fish and chips and we both ordered it....More

Thank familyfoodie1
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nothing like it around. Great food at a great price. Only place we have found to eat in the area which is not a chain or microwaved frozen food.

Thank Suz K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Have you brought back the pulled pork on cornbread on your dinner menu?
18 May 2017|
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Response from sadler8613 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't answer this question.
do you have a gluten free menu
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
what are side choices with meals
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
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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