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All 78 Augusta Restaurants

Riverfront Barbeque

300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
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Ranked #9 of 78 Restaurants in Augusta
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very nice place in Augusta. Barbeque pork was very tasty and the staff was very friendly. Good lunch menu. I did not try the soups but they looked very tempting.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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157 reviews 157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We searched historic downtown Augusta for something with a view of the River, but no dice. There was one Italian place with a deck but it wasn’t open. We had hoped the Riverfront Grille would be on the Riverfront, but it’s across the street and if you are at a certain table with a certain angle you can see a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This was a wonderful place to have an anniversary dinner. We were treated so good and the food was great. Try the rack of Ribs!! Yum

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Sturgeon Bay
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162 reviews 162 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The food was very good at this restaurant, but the service was slow. For much of our time in the restaurant, there was only one waitress. Still, if you like barbeque, this is the place for you. Their grilled cornbread is not to be missed!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Decided to have lunch here after seeing the good reviews. I ordered ribs and brisket - a relatively standard BBQ order - but get this: they don't serve that unless you agree to an up charge of $4. I've never heard of a barbecue place that doesn't offer a basic two meat plate! Ribs: very dry and over-smoked. Roughly half... More 

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90 reviews 90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

The service was good and fast but the food nothing out of the ordinary. We had ribs as appetizer and they were over cooked. The brisket was good but the barbecue beans were not that great. Cole slaw was savory. The portion were very good and prices reasonable.

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Islesboro, Maine
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I actually live part time in Augusta and wanted to give Riverfront a shout out because it is just damn good. They serve great portions of great food. Local seafood with a Louisiana flair. Very unusual in Maine where a lot places keep it bland for the natives. The chef/owner has Louisiana roots and can serve up a great jambalaya... More 

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Maine, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have visited this lovely establishment time and again without disappointment. It offers amazing barbeque options, a cozy atmosphere, and delightful staff. The prices are very reasonable, the place is clean; and there are many kid friendly options. I am partial to the BBQ steak bomb, but I have also tried many other dishes and have yet to complain. I... More 

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Sanibel Island
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed overnight in Augusta on our way to Belfast, and used TA to find a place to eat. Barbeque in Maine seemed like a gamble, but we weren't disappointed.we shared a salad and the full ribs platter which cames with a large piece of cornbread and two sides (we had french fries and barbeque beans). Everything was terrific and... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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197 reviews 197 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We've frequented this restaurant ever since it originally opened a number of years ago when two brothers began the business under Beale Street BBQ. Several years ago, the brothers separated as partners and entered into their own business arrangements, and we've had occasion to visit both establishments in different parts of the state. Today, my wife and I decided to... More 

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Additional Information about Riverfront Barbeque

Address: 300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
Phone Number: 207-622-8899
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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