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Great Impasta

42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
207-729-5858
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Ranked #19 of 98 Restaurants in Brunswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Lewiston, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Great Impasta defines charming dining. The cozy, intimate atmosphere, delicious food, and friendly, attentive staff make this place a great experience. It's casual dining at incredibly prices. The owner is incredibly thoughtful and welcoming. It's hard to find true charm when we're so overrun by chain restaurants. The Great Impasta is truly a gem.

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Once proud restaurant has grown old and tired. Meals seem more of the same old same old than something where the chef prepares a meal with passion and drive.

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Portland, Maine
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302 reviews 302 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

While in the Brunswick area for a family wedding, we visited The Great Impasta. Most had never been, but my husband and I had been here several times before. Lots of pasta options, including risotto. Wonderful appetizers...served fresh and hot. All pastas, whether the sauce was pomodoro, meat, Bolognese, oil and garlic...were touted as delicious. Also on the menu were... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Can't say enough good things about the Great Impasta. Our dinner was absolutely delicious, the service friendly and the portions more than generous. Oh, and did I mention the garlic knots? Love the antipasto salad. The butternut squash ravioli is sublime. We have been many times his year and the food is consistently good. Worth the visit.

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Lewiston, Maine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Yummy food, appetizers and main course. Service was good. Seating was a little tight. All dishes prepared nice. Food portions were just enought.

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Brunswick, ME
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

These guys have been around forever and their food has always been consistent and a great value. I love their staples, the fried mozzarella, antipasto salad and garlic knots. I've tried fried mozzarella all over and have never encountered anything as good as here. I usually get the seafood pasta with Alfredo sauce which is very good. Their lobster roll... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Good dinner overall. They accommodated my request for gulf shrimp on my pasta. Their sauce is marinara which we don't usually care for (we prefer smooth sauce), but it didn't have too many chunks. The garlic knots were not hot and were tough. Our hometown is full of really great italian restaurants, so our standard is pretty high. This was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful dinner; attentive service and great team work. Definitely make reservations. Veal Marcella a favorite of wife and myself. Mostly seating for two but a few tables for larger group.

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Sierra Madre, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great service and really good food. I had a hankering for lasagna and this seems to be the only Italian place in town. My wife (Italian) loved the lasagna. So that negates what I have to say about it. To my taste, it wasn't the traditional tomato-y sauce I'm used to, so I wasn't as impressed. Still, service and quality... More 

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Maine
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159 reviews 159 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Oh my! Why haven't we dined here before! Just parking the car behind the restaurant and walking to the door made me ask myself this question. We had to wait only a few minutes (less than five) and we were seated at a booth. It was busy but not noisy. Our server came over with menus and ice water for... More 

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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

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