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Solo Bistro

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American, Contemporary
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128 Front Street, Bath, ME 04530-
+1 207-443-3373
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 173
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 3
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Elegance for the palette and for the eyes

Solo Bistro has a modern understated decor that is a pleasure to sit down in. The food is delicious, especially the scallops. A fine wine selection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
BlakeWill
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Solo Bistro has a modern understated decor that is a pleasure to sit down in. The food is delicious, especially the scallops. A fine wine selection.

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Thank BlakeWill
Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent restaurant. Enough excellent options for food and wine to make us very happy campers when all was said and done. We did move to a more secluded table immediately which resulted in a nearly private night out. Try the octopus appetizer!

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Thank Jim S
Freeport, Maine
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Had reservations on a Saturday night. Greeted/seated promptly. Service was excellent as were craft cocktails and salads. Had a burger and vegan napoleon for entrees - very good but not memorable. We were seated in the front room near the counter and the open kitchen which really detracted from the ambiance. Next time we'll request the other room.

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1 Thank FanMan11
Portland, Maine
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The food is amazing. The overall atmosphere is Scandinavian. Very well done. The service is wonderful. On Friday nights they have Jazz music band. The menu is not the run of the mill menu. Worth the visit.

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Thank sharongam
Bath, Maine
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Perfect place for a romantic dinner or intimate dinner with friends. Great menu, small plates, good service . Nice wine list.

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Thank Eric L
Boston, MA
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We just had dinner here with 28 members of both sides of the families of our daughter and her fiancé the evening before their wedding. The owners were tremendously accommodating and arranged a fabulous dinner for us. The two servers were fantastic and saw to our every need. Although we were a large group, the kitchen somehow managed to feed... More 

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South Kingstown, Rhode island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Solo Bistro is considered the best restaurant in Bath by many. I hate to disagree but we were there early on a Saturday night and our experience did not jibe with the glowingly positive reviews of others. The restaurant has several rooms and a wine bar downstairs. The back room had better atmosphere than the front room we were seated... More 

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2 Thank fergrimes-7
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We were driving through from Rockland to Portland and found the Solo Bistro online. It was incredible! I am not a seafood person, so I had the gnocci and it was the most incredible I have ever had. My friends had the lobster with risotto and said it was by the far the best lobster they have ever had. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This restaurant is so popular you really do need to book in advance. We so enjoyed the hanger steak on our first night in Bath that we immediately booked a table for the next night. I would say the hanger steak and chips/French fries ($30) is probably the best steak and chips I have eaten anywhere in the world, outside... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Food was delicious from appetizers to dessert! The homemade bread with lime infused butter was delicious. I had the soup of the day - carrot apple bisque, butter poached lobster over a sweet pea mint risotto, and ended with the vanilla creme brûlée. Each dish was wonderful. My husband started with the meat charcuterie dish. His main course was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Front Street, Bath, ME 04530-
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +1 207-443-3373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?