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Gagliano's Italian Bistro

287 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04330
207 213 4708
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Jefferson, Maine
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44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found this restaurant using the trip advisor app. read some of the reviews and they did not disappoint! The food was fresh and very well prepared. The main dishes took a little while to come out but the wait was well worth it. I ordered the spicy meatball pizza as a calzone, my wife ordered the lasagna. Both dishes were... More 

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Portland, Maine
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295 reviews 295 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Just dined here for the first time the other day. So glad we did...amazing and authentic Italian cuisine prepared in - house. Lovely European atmosphere on the Kennebec River right in downtown Augusta. They serve Italian bread with a delicious aioli as well as with a serving of bruchetta tomatoes. Caesar salad was fresh and crisp with just the right... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Real pizza with high quality ingredients. Homemade sauce, homemade dough, homemade sausage. Real mozzetta and fresh mushrooms. This pie is the real deal, we can now get takeout pizza that's just flatout great.

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Augusta, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've had a few meals at Gagliano's Italian Bistro, they are a diamond restaurant in downtown Augusta, Maine. The quality of food, I love the Pumpkin Ravioli, is divine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Absolutely delicious food in an unassuming location. Family owned, serving recipes handed down the generations. A real find!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Small Italian restaurant located in an unassuming location. Servers and cooks who truly care about the quality of service and food. Top notch food. The atmosphere is a little lacking but a minor gripe compared to the overall experience.

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Bremen, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I had lunch here for the first time and both agree that the food is authentic , and my wife is 100% Italian. The lasagne is terrific! The prices very reasonable.Cant wait to go back and take some good friends with us.

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Jacksonville
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was so pleased to find this wonderful, romantic little place. Family owned and it shows. Awesome food, great personal service and a nice local environment. It's not Olive Garden, it's like being in Italy....Will return often....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

No need to deconstruct or reinvent Italian cuisine to be popular. In fact, traditional flavors and hominess are staples at Gaglianos. The cuisine is rich and flavorful, reassuringly Italian. Signature dishes include lobster risotto for two, abalone carpaccio and lamb alla Romano. The waiters aren't excessively fawning and the prices aren't excessively high and the food is various but not... More 

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Augusta, Maine, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Pasta Dishes were amazing. We had a Restaurant.com gift that we used to dine there. It was a bit on the pricey side however the food more than made up for the price.

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Address: 287 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04330
Phone Number: 207 213 4708
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
Cuisine: Italian

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