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US$5 - US$10
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Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

Great place! Our group had a vegan, vegetarian and someone who's gluten free and we all had lots of options and the pizza was delicious!!! Service was fast and friendly. Will definitely go back when we're in the area.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019

Try their pizza, its wood fired oven makes the best pizza in waterville. The wait staff is very friendly, its cozy and has great character there

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

The other reviews were correct. They serve truly great wood-fired pizza! The foccacia bread with olive oil and herbs to start was a treat.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

This is a very eclectic place with a very hippie-ish vibe, both in its decor and its customers. I’m sitting in here now and haven’t even gotten my food yet, but already feel compelled to write this review while I wait. For starters, the place...has limited seating (maybe enough for 35 people), and even for a random Tuesday night, it’s currently all occupied with a waiting list. Lots of people, plus an open-flame oven, plus a small space, equals sauna. There is only *one* person working the front, then a cook and a dish washer in the back. That’s one person to seat you, take orders, deliver food, answer the phone, get refills, bus/clean tables, and run the register. It took ten minutes for her just to get our drink order while the table next to us reminded her for the second time that they’d like their check because they need to leave, and the folks in the back held up their empty glasses trying to get her attention. My husband just had to go ask for our drinks (just water, nothing fancy) and brought them back to the table himself after another 10 minutes of waiting for those. When someone tried to call in a pick-up order, the girl told them to call back later because currently they’re too busy with in-house orders to handle any more business. This place could certainly use a lesson in running more efficiently, namely by starting with hiring more help. Hang on, food (2 small pizzas) is here, after a 35 minute wait....Just kidding, had to get up and go get our own silverware, napkins, and cheese/pepper from the serving area. Ok back to the food....Pizza was decent. Crust was done around the edges but so doughy in the middle that you couldn’t pick up the slices without everything falling apart. Had to eat it with a fork. But it had a good flavor and the ingredients seemed relatively fresh. Meanwhile, I’m out of water, and the ladies at the table next to us just got their pizza before the side salads they asked to get (and should have gotten) beforehand. And they weren’t happy about it. Maybe this is an off-night, and they’re trying their best I’m sure, but it’s crazy in here. Don’t think I’ll be back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Local spot with local owners. Found this on TA and presently surprised. Parking in back and entry is in an old strip mall type place. Food was very good - we had salads and they were excellent. I wish I tried the brick oven pizza,...looked really good. This was right off highway within a mile and easy back on. Good stopping place heading to Canada.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Along with a pizza menu that is full of variety and modern combinations there are numerous other foods available. Delicious oven baked flat breads , soups, salads...

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

The garlic bread is amazing! The toppings are a bit pricey but there is a good selecton. Vegan and gf options

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

We love the wood-fired pizza at Grand Central. Their crust is superior to anyone else in town and their wide selection of toppings is a welcome change to the limited offerings at most places in the area.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

We had a tremendous lunch, one thing was better then the next. Perfect veggie heaven with a very special twist. We ordered the Chimi, Quesadilla, Nachos and Greek Salad,but we could have ordered ten other things and been happy, not to mention the totally interesting...pizzas. The wait staff was unbelievably friendly. Wished we lived closer.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

This quirky cafe has some outstanding pizza and very cold beer served in chilled ball jars. The cheese quintet is my husband's favorite (hands down). The wait staff is attentive and the food always satisfies. Then head to the Railroad for a great film..

Date of visit: June 2019
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Grand Central Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4