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Great Impasta

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$$$
Italian, Pasta
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42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
207-729-5858
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent authentic Italian

Great food at resonable prices, very authentic Italian meal. Small but cozy. Very nice and polite staff. Would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great food at resonable prices, very authentic Italian meal. Small but cozy. Very nice and polite staff. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Late on a weeknight we were warmly greeted and served by an excellent and professional waitress. Food was really outstanding. Carbonara was the best I've tasted. Manicotti was enjoyed heartily and the standby favorite of spaghetti with meatball and sausage was raved about by my hubby. All served with homemade garlic knots and fresh delicious house salad. It was late.... More 

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boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Good scallops and dessert. Nice outdoor seating. Good with allergies and in a great place to walk around Brunswick and check out the quirky shops.

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Woolwich, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A very good Italian restaurant in Brunswick with some quite innovative and delicious chicken and veal dishes. Dinners come with a nice antipasto salad and garlic knots (not quite as good as those at The Cabin restaurant in Bath!) but a thoroughly enjoyable meal. Good family atmosphere, not fancy or stuffy and reasonable prices. I have been twice and would... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Great Impasta is a comfortable and easy place for a classic Italian meal. There are good seafood based dishes and plenty for the younger kids too. Nothing fancy nor elaborate, but a good place for the family.

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Pensacola, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The smells from the exhaust system were intoxicating..garlic, onions, peppers, etc. So, I imagined a truly fine Italian dinner. When I ordered the house Chianti, I should have known that it is not a high culinary restaurant. The wine was awful even for a Chianti! The pasta dinner lacked flavor and spice; pasta over cooked. The eggplant parm lacked flavor... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Definitely no where close to the best Italian food I have had, but still makes for a good night out. The bruschetta and chicken Alfredo I got were good. My wife and daughter enjoyed their dinners. Service was good as well.

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Stowe, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I gotta say I was very happy with my whole experience. I loved the look and location. no problem with parking. They dont take reservations but if you call ahead letting them know you are coming they take that as you are on your way. waited just five minutes, hostess was very cool. Waitress was amazing. very attentive to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have never been disappointed with the service or food at the Great Impasta. We have been going there for over 19 years now. One time my daughter asked if they could make her some Mac n cheese and it was absolutely amazing with 4 different types of cheeses.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Been going here for nearly 30 years. Bulletproof. Solid value, pleasant atmosphere, always gracious service, very nice food. Always happy to have come. Expect a wait at peak times.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 207-729-5858

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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