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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 41
    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
Easy Italian food for all.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Philip H
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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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brunswick, maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This place is always busy, family oriented, good food, friendly and prompt service, not expensive, lots of regulars and of long standing success, but I can't go there. The seating is banquette style, even in the middle of the space, and the backs are pure vertical, no slant at all. So it is a little like eating at attention as... More 

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Harpswell, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great Impasta has been satisfying people in downtown Brunswick for many years. It offers many of the usual Italian dishes that people love, and does them well -- veal saltimbocca, lasagna. Dinners come with a small salad, garlic twists, and a side pasta dish, so you won't go home hungry. The wine list is small but very reasonably priced --... More 

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Verona, Maine, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Only ate here once but the food was very good and the service was attentive considering they were so busy. The wait wasn't too bad either.

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Durham, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When you are hungry and want good Southern Italian food, this is the place in Brunswick. Reasonable prices. A bit noisy, and usually have to wait in line. It is worth it.

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Additional Information about Great Impasta

Address: 42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
Phone Number: 207-729-5858
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?