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Massimo's Cucina Italiana

96 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401-4941
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Ranked #30 of 163 Restaurants in Bangor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
San Marcos, Texas, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This place is equivalent to many fine dining restaurants and trattorias in Italy (I was stationed in Naples for 2 years). Great atmosphere. You get the food how the chef prepares it, not customized. My wife and I shared the prosciutto, mozzarella picante, and mixed olives - all perfect, plenty of prosciutto. For dinner we each had a glass of... More 

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Winthrop, Maine
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited Massimo's on 12-27-14. It was a Saturday night and they were fairly busy but still had available tables. I loved they look of they place. I thought entering though the courtyard was really cool, this made me more excited to try a new place. Then everything changed when we entered. We were asked if we had called 45mins... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A restaurant you can always depend on for a terrific meal. From antipasta to dessert (and everything in between) we are never disappointed. Sometimes parking can be a challenge but never enough to stop us from dining here. The waitstaff is always helpful explaining the daily specials and even items on the menu. The owners stop by and chat to... More 

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Sedgwick, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I sputter and fuss about the no reservations for parties under 7 rule but then we only were seated 10 minutes after the time I requested and hour before. The evening was very busy with a large party and, the sign of a well run establishment, there were empty tables to allow the kitchen to serve all the diners. Our... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

our experience started off well. we thought it had nice atmosphere, it was very busy but there was room for us at the bar (were told should have a table in 30-45min). this wasn't a problem as we wanted to start with a bottle of wine. The bartender recommended a bottle which we loved. After approximately 30min things started to... More 

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New England
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have heard of this place being a great experience, so I tried it out. They don't take reservations, but you can call ahead and they will put your name on a list. We went on a Friday night and it was fairly full, the aroma was, in and of itself, wonderful. Everything is a la carte so it gets... More 

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Bangor, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

i have tried 15 times to make a reservation for 4. They require you to call 45 minutes before hand to make reservation. EVERY TIME they have no table as they do take reservations for 7 or more people. But when you call early they always say call back 45 minutes before hand. If you do not mind waiting an... More 

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Piedmont, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and i ate here a few nights ago on our way to Bar Harbor. This restaurant is worth driving back to bangor for. The pappardelle with mushrooms was one of the best we've had since Italy two years ago. House salad with roasted peppers was perfect. AND the house olive oil is as good as anything we've had... More 

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Portland, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I may be setting the bar too low -- this is Bangor, after all, not quite a foodie mecca -- but I can recommend Massimo's without hesitation or reservation. The food is really very good, well prepared, well presented, nice location, nice atmosphere, and a wine list that works well along with a full bar that serves up well made... More 

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Moncton, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We live in Moncton N.B. Canada, a six hour drive to Bangor. We recently took the drive in order to celebrate an event. This meal was absolutely delicious. My husband(very fussy) had the gnocchi and I had the linguini carbonera, one of the best carbonera I have ever tasted The gnocchi was tender and the tomato sauce soulful. If you... More 

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Additional Information about Massimo's Cucina Italiana

Address: 96 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401-4941
Phone Number: 207-945-5600
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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