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22 Broad Street

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22 Broad Street, Bethel, ME 04217
Mountain Explorer (Sunday River Shuttle) service stops directly across the street (in the winter months only).
207-824-3496
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A gem

We were staying at the Bethel Inn, where the food was terrible and strolled across the street and found a real gem there. First-we were very welcomed -we felt like "regulars" The bartender where we started was a joy to spend time with. The meal was outstanding, sitting next to a stoked wood fire. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Betsy H
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massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
massachusetts
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were staying at the Bethel Inn, where the food was terrible and strolled across the street and found a real gem there. First-we were very welcomed -we felt like "regulars" The bartender where we started was a joy to spend time with. The meal was outstanding, sitting next to a stoked wood fire. A wine steward gave us a... More 

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CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Try the blood orange citrus wild Salmon if it's on special. I lucked out, it was! Wonderful wait staff, beautiful old house, arch. for ambience. Real fire place!

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MA
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

“22 Broad” definitely holds up its reputation as being one of the top restaurants in the Bethel area. It has a warm, cozy atmosphere and the food was delicious and well prepared. The upscale menu and nightly specials had a wide array of options ranging from authentic style spaghetti and meatballs to braised lamb shank. They offer a great wine... More 

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Osprey Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We arrived late on a day when we'd been up since four o'clock a.m. traveling from Florida. Although I remember dinner as being delicious and thoroughly enjoyable, I really can't remember details because I was too exhausted. Enough to say that we thoroughly enjoyed it, would go back in a flash and enjoyed the wine too.

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North Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Visited this restaurant for the first time during our ski week - we enjoyed it so much we fit in a second visit during our short week in Bethel. Our servers were outstanding, the food delicious, and with the fireplace cranking great atmosphere. The restaurant is on the small side, so reservations are handy particularly Thursday through Saturdays. The Calamari... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Each time we visit Norway, ME our friends treat us to a new restaurant. They are still batting a thousand. Who would have expected such fine cuisine in Bethel, ME. The the ambiance was charming, a converted house with eclectic furnishings and a handsome bar. My only criticism of the environment is that the bathroom is located just off one... More 

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Plainville, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

During or last visit to Sunday River for a week of skiing fun, we were happy to have dinner at 22 Broad Street. We have been to almost every restaurant in the area for dinner and we have to say you're # 1 on our list! We called ahead and were told it was busy, but we shouldn't have a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to 22 Broad, both times it has been consistently good. It is priced fairly and the service is good. The scallop special had a lovely Marsala sauce, just right. The scallops were just a little over cooked, but still delicious. The crispy eggplant dish was unique and a hit. And the wine hit the spot!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We took a weekend trip up to Sunday River, and happened to stay at The Bethel Inn & Resort which is right across the street from 22 Broad St. We were not sure it was a restaurant at first glance since it's in a converted home. After 24 hours of ski bar food (one can only eat so many chicken... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

22 Broad St is definitely worth the visit. The food is awesome (try the crispy eggplant lasagna!) and the value is excellent. The restaurant is set in a warm, cozy house with a pretty porch for warmer weather dining. This restaurant is great for couple or family dining. Don't miss it next time you're in Bethel!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Broad Street, Bethel, ME 04217
  • Public Transportation: Mountain Explorer (Sunday River Shuttle) service stops directly across the street (in the winter months only).
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: 207-824-3496

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?