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Scarlet Begonias

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212 Maine St Ste B, Brunswick, ME 04011-2047
(207) 721-0403
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
4 for 4

We went here with friends and all of four of us were happy with our meals. One of our friends has to have a special diet and they accommodated her with no problems. Spouse had a spicy dish that was just as advertised . Server was very friendly and was able to answer all of our questions. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
newenglander6
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New England
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Brunswick, Maine
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have been eating at Scarlet Begonias since they first opened years ago at their other location. the food has always been excellent and the service friendly. You really can't go wrong eating there. Good prices, great food!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went here with friends and all of four of us were happy with our meals. One of our friends has to have a special diet and they accommodated her with no problems. Spouse had a spicy dish that was just as advertised . Server was very friendly and was able to answer all of our questions. I thought the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

On the last two Friday's, I've had lunch with friends and on both times the food was great along with the service. I had a pasta dish with spicy sausage and peppers. The dish was awesome (nice and spicy like advertised), made with local ingredients. The other lunch I had was pizza and it was one of the best pizza's... More 

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Freeport
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Waiter very friendly and efficient. Pasta swinning in oil,VERY unappetizing and made eating the dish an unpleasant experience. Dish described as "chicken and spinach." What you get is gloppy oil soaked small masses of it with small cubed shaped chicken?! It might've been good if everything wasn't swimming in the oil. Our waiter did warn me it was oily and... More 

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maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had dined at Scarlet Begonis previously in 2013 and were underwhemed. We received a gift certificate as and decided to try it again. Before heading out I called to see if they offered gluten free options and was assured they did. I first ordered a pasta dish and specified I would like the gluten free version. The waitress said... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I go out to eat 3-5 times a week. I try new places all of the time. The one thing I rate restaurants by is the ability to cook a great burger. Since the burger is epidemic throughout the country, this should be a masterpiece of any establishment. Everytime I enter I immediately walk up to the bar and sit,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Easy to get to, limited menu. Pricing is a little on the high side and the food is average. During our visit, the service was very slow. We waited for over 45 minutes to receive our lunch even though there were only four other people in the restaurant. Hopefully the service is much faster at other times.

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Homer, Alaska, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While visiting Bowdoin College, we were referred to Scarlet Begonias for dinner and we enjoyed it very much. Service was warm and efficient, the food was beautifully prepared from obviously fresh ingredients, and the pricing was reasonable. I recommend the local lemonade.

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Gardiner, ME
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Pleasant and bright space, convenient to the train station and college, hospitable staff, but rather pricey for standard fare with nothing distinguishing to make it rise significantly above the usual pub menu. The plain, slim hamburger was local, clearly in the better taste, but not great value in size and with a scattering of ordinary chips and a super-thin pickle.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We tried the pizza for the first time, as in the past we've been in a rut with the wonderful Reuben Sandwich and the home-made soups. The pizza is as good as everything else, with a really strong herb presence. I ordered a reuben, and it was as good as ever. Very good corned beef, perfectly toasted bread, nice fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 Maine St Ste B, Brunswick, ME 04011-2047
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: (207) 721-0403

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
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
12:00 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?