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Fiddlehead

84 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207)942-3336
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Ranked #10 of 158 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
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Baldwin, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed dinner at the Fiddlehead Restaurant. Reservations are recommended as the restaurant is very popular and not too large. We were warmly greeted and immediately shown to our table.The atmosphere is casual with wood floors and brick walls. The restaurant is within a restored building which it shares with Massimo. The menu is varied and... More

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finger lakes NY
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114 reviews 114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've enjoyed excellent food and service at Fiddlehead at least twice now, and would have gone more often, but they are small, and real good, and without a reservation, I've not been lucky all that often. Food is an eclectic mix of well prepared appetizers and entres, wines are thoughtfully chosen to match their foods and the servers are well... More

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New England
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had dined at The Fiddlehead a few times, but that was a while ago. Three of us went again recently and had a grand time. Cozy atmosphere in this thoughtfully renovated historic building in downtown Bangor. Limited seating at the dozen +/- tables or at the bar = reservations recommended. The menu offers an assortment of interesting dishes. Wine... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Tonight's dinner was a birthday celebration for a very close friend. We were 4 women, of whom 3 had been previous Fiddlehead customers. I was the only one from out of state. From the beginning, we were treated shabbily. This trend continued and worsened over the next 2+ hours as we patiently waited for our meal to arrive, and culminated... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I had not planned to dine here until I read the Bangor section of the latest Moon travel guide for Maine upon our arrival in Bangor mid Saturday afternoon (14 Jun 2014). We had been in Island Falls, Maine, for a few days and were returning to Bangor for an overnight stay before our flight back home... More

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