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Fiddlehead

84 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207)942-3336
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Ranked #12 of 160 restaurants in Bangor
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A great restaurant that deserves to be listed on tripadvisor.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Medford, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

What a great restaurant in Bangor. We had the tomato tart and the ginger fried chicken. And the lamb was very tasty and they had a wonderful wine list. Our server was very helpful and the ambiance was great. I even loved the bathrooms which have a sense of humor "Employees must wash hands - after using the facilities -... More

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Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a great find here in Bangor. These folks don't fiddle around with the customers nor the fantastic entrees that they present to their guests. We went in on a Saturday night without reservations and were warmly greeted and offered two seats at the bar, which we enjoyed greatly. The beer, wine and drink menu is diverse.We started with a... More

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Unity, Maine
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As a party of 8, our waiter had a guaranteed gratuity of 20%. His service did NOT live up to that guarantee. When we complained to the owner she apologized and rushed off to question the server who stated that he came to our table 3 times to take our order...a bold faced lie, we waited 35 minutes for him... More

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Bangor ME
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315 reviews 315 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a restaurant whose "reach exceeds its grasp". It has an ambitious menu but doesn't always succeed in its efforts. Very good--the spinach salad with smoked salmon and radishes. Also the service was quite pleasant and attentive. Good--the appetizer of gnocchi with shrimp and the lamb chop Needs lots of improvement--the time to serve the meal. As attentive as... More

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Tampa, Florida, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Sat at the bar and watched the bartender make some wonderful craft cocktails. Food was excellent, duck spring rolls, ginger fried chicken and waffle, watermelon salad, burger and pierogi. A must visit in Bangor.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I travel to Bangor quite often and always make it a priority to eat here for dinner. Whether I can from a meeting or the gym they treat me with such kindness and always try to find room for me at the bar. The place has such good energy. The staff there are so wonderful. And the food menu is... More

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Oneonta, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Fiddlehead is a very special restaurant and reason alone to make the trip to Bangor. The food is utterly delicious and sourced from their own or other local farms. The tomato tart and terrine appetizers were subtle yet flavorful. We shared the grilled romaine salad and it was amazing. Our entrees were the chicken breast and lamb shops -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

When I saw their menu I knew they had heart. When I ate their food, I knew they had SOUL. Exquisite and the service was outstanding. We will be back. Soon. Lisa Gautreau Cap Pele, NB CANADA

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Sorrento, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

These people know the hospitality business! Smart decor. Friendly, professional service. Fabulous food locally sourced and beautifully prepared. My childhood summers in Maine meant lobsters in the yard on a picnic table - the only way to eat lobster, until now! Fiddlehead's lobster roll has taken a great idea and made it a masterpiece. The slaw and roasted potatoes tie... More

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Sag Harbor, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stopped in after a relaxing day in Bangor. No reservation but they squeezed us in happily. Very friendly staff, excellent drinks, lovely decor. The cornbread and molasses was a nice change, salad was delicious. The only negative was that the locally raised beef was not lean but tough and seemed to be cut wrong maybe. When asked about it the... More

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