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All 30 Bethel Restaurants

S.S. Milton

43 Main St, Bethel, ME 04217
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Ranked #2 of 30 Restaurants in Bethel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Guilford, Vermont
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We--three friends--stopped off here half-way through a long drive from Brattleboro, Vermont, to see our friend in Jefferson, ME, and enjoyed both meal and atmosphere. We had sandwiches (a Cuban sandwich for me, of course, and reuben sandwiches for my friends; one had a dessert) and ;micro-brewery beers. The S.S. Milton is housed in a "Queen Anne" house on Main... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We visited on the recommendation of our guest house (Austins Holidae House) and were not disappointed. The seafood bisque was absolutely amazing - the best I've ever had. I had the haddock which was cooked to perfection and my husband had the pork which he said was superb. We had attentive service and thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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Farmington, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Took my parents for a lunch. They are in their mid-80's. Wish they would have had a ramp or railings to help my folks. I wouldn't go out of my way for the lunch, again. We had soup and a sandwich. Very nice staff. The old house is funky. The carpet smelled a little. Might have been that time of... More 

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Northampton, England
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had evening dinner twice here, both times service was excellent and food was hot and very tasty. Would recommend.

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Georgetown, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

An old house with a good lunch although the building is for sale and the town is dead this time of year. Only three other groups in when we were. Very reasonable.

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Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We are always a little apprehensive when we can’t at least look at a restaurant’s menu online before we visit. I think this place does itself a bit of a disservice that they don’t at least have a basic website with a menu. We visited based on the other good TA reviews and rating. Fortunately we were able to review... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Small restaurant with great food and very reasonable prices. Mussel appetizer was excellent with very tasty broth. Scallops Nantucket were fabulous -- scallops were fresh and sweet. Clearly the best food in Bethel. Service was friendly and prompt but not rushed.

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York, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

The S.S.Milton offers little in the way of style or ambience but the staff are friendly and the food is ok. Just ok though. Definitely not best in town as suggested by the ratings on this esteemed site. After a week in New England, I finally gave in and ordered a lobster. Maybe I should have done so nearer the... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This small reastaurant is on main street and does not look like much on the outside but wait until you go in. As you enter you are surrounded by antiques and bri-a bac for sale, the dining area is made up of small old fashion nicely furnished rooms or if there is a table available and the weather nice you... More 

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Mendon, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Never, never, never a bad meal and wonderful service. The S.S. Milton should be over-flowing with customers, but the four times we've visited in two years, we've never had to wait for a table. Quiet atmosphere, and not the "pizzazz" that some might insist on, but we love the old home atmosphere. There is out-door seating. The wine list is... More 

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Additional Information about S.S. Milton

Address: 43 Main St, Bethel, ME 04217
Phone Number: 207-824-2589
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Cuisine: American

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