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18 Below Raw Bar

18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
+1 207-861-4454
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (26 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
“paella” (6 reviews)
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to 18 below to celebrate my birthday. The service was great. We both had the Lobster cutlet with risotto. It’s a unique dish and tasted great. We had the bruschetta as an appetizer which was also very good.The prices are...More

Thank 461michaelc461
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We drove an hour south to try 18 below, we chose a non holiday weekday night thinking it wouldn’t be as busy. Turned out we had the same idea as every other foodie in Waterville because the place was mobbed, in fact they had to...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A colleague and I got into town late, were looking for a good restaurant, hopefully with some seafood on the menu, and we're so glad we found this place. Just fantastic, everything was great. The menu is incredible, with many creative though very accessible dishes...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 1, 2018

In our town, relevant to sit down restaurants, your could easily say that only the good survive. 18 Below must be doing something right for their average diner. Six years ago, while the blush was still on the rose, and 18 Below was still new...More

Thank travelingchef37
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I have been to 18 Below Bar several times over the past few years. We were talking with a nice local couple as we waited for a table. They were local and celebrating their 31st anniversary. 18 Below Bar is their go to and mine...More

1  Thank maineartscamp
Reviewed July 17, 2018

18 Below is a great place for an outstanding dinner or an appetizer and a drink. All the food that I have ever ordered has always been outstanding. They have an amazing selection of seafood with unique recipes.

1  Thank prasprof
Reviewed June 24, 2018

18 Below is a fabulous place to get fresh food that is prepared daily. The menu has numerous options and the specials are unique and tasty. Although not on the menu, be sure to ask for a dinner salad to go with your meal. It...More

2  Thank Manasotakeybound
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant with amazing food. Loved the oysters. Service was friendly. Nice variety and gluten free options.

1  Thank mojitodeb
Reviewed May 2, 2018

I wish I had discovered this place a long time ago. Appearances can be deceiving, it is tucked away downstairs at 18 Silver Street (18 Below). Once inside, it is cozy and comfortable. We ate at the bar, the bartender was friendly and provided great...More

1  Thank nucenturion
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Impeccable service. I had a hard time choosing between lamb, paella, and seafood. Had an Excellent wine from Paso Robles, CA. Just enough atmosphere to feel it was a special occasion while not to formal or stuffy.

1  Thank GeorgeP2960
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from mmalinowski | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I would agree with the 2 previous answers. I did not specifically look for gluten free as I don't have that issue, so I didn't really look closely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4454
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