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Richard's

115 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-9673
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Ranked #15 of 98 Restaurants in Brunswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Durham, Maine
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We just got back from dinner at Richard's. We liked it. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our waiter was very nice, patient, and answered all our questions. My wife had the crab crepe, and really enjoyed it. Very tasty with lots of crab. I had the farmer's soup which was tasty, but perhaps a bit bland. The Sauerbraten made... More

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RichardsRestaurantME, Owner at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear Bob, Thanks for the review! We are happy to hear about your great experience and we hope to see you and your wife again sometime soon. More

Sierra Madre, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The curry wurst sausage dinner was excellent. The wiener schnitzel wasn't all that tasty. Next time I'll go with a more exotic schnitzel in a sauce.

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RichardsRestaurantME, Owner at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your honest feedback. We are sorry that you did not enjoy the schnitzel as much as you had expected to. We do encourage you to stop in again and try one of our other great menu items. We appreciate your business! More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have ever gone to a restayrant and feel like you're bothering the staff? Sure, they were busy, but quite discourteous.

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RichardsRestaurantME, Owner at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear Don, We are terribly sorry if you felt as though our staff was not polite towards you during your visit. We can assure you that if you decide to give us another chance, our staff will provide you with the excellent customer service that we pride ourselves on. Thank you for your business and your valuable feedback. More

NYC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When tired (believe it or not) of lobster, and bored with the several Asian options in Brunswick, we have eaten happily at Richard's, in each of our regular summer visits to this town. Atmosphere is very traditionally German (lots of wood, beer steins galore), and a very competent German menu. Sauerbraten and schnitzel are both fine, red cabbage is great,... More

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RichardsRestaurantME, Owner at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear femaletraveler230, Thank you for the review! We hope you will be back again soon to try some of our other great menu items in addition to the ones you already like. We appreciate your business. More

Maine, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Love this place, I usually get steak but this time I got one of the schnitzels. It was so good. The red cabbage is a must eat. I love this place. The crowd is older but the food is great.

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RichardsRestaurantME, General Manager at Richard's, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the schnitzels – it’s one of our favorites. We appreciate your repeat business and you taking the time to write us a great review. Hope to see you again soon! More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I had been a couple if times to Richards years ago and each time was like a trip back to Germany where I lived for 9 years. I was so excited to be coming back but the food was extremely disappointing this time. The schnitzel was way too thin. Where was the meat??? The spatle was more like dry spaghetti... More

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RichardsRestaurantME, General Manager at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, We are sorry that you were not completely satisfied with your experience. Our goal is to always give our customers great food and excellent service. For this reason, we appreciate your feedback as we continuously strive to improve wherever necessary. We hope that you will decide to give us another shot sometime in the future. More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I enjoy eating here, many options for lunch and dinner. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, delicious seafood and steaks. Good prices and lots of beer choices.

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Portland, Maine
Top Contributor
287 reviews 287 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

And always a treat! We always start with a delicious "made at table-side" Caesar salad (a lost art done right here. Hear hear!!!) followed by any number of excellent German (and American; although we always go German here) dishes. Always excellent and friendly service - even when the place is mobbed (just might have to be a little bit patient)... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I really enjoy German cuisine and no one (on this side of the Atlantic) does it better than Richard's. They also offer delicious American style dishes. My favorite is stuffed haddock. Their salad bar is the best, especially when you top your salad with their homemade mustard based dressing. My husband really likes their Thursday special, rindsrouladen.... More

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RichardsRestaurantME, Manager at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear Linda, We are so pleased to hear that you and your husband regularly enjoy our specialties. We appreciate your repeat business and you taking the time to write us a great review. See you again soon! More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We were spending the night in Brunswick on our way home from vacation and went to Richard's on the recommendation of the manager of the motel where we were staying. The Jagerschnitzel was excellent -- one of the best I have ever had. Service was good, and our waitress was friendly. I wish Richard's was in my home town!

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RichardsRestaurantME, Manager at Richard's, responded to this review

Dear Kasserine, Thank you for the great review! We are always pleased to hear from our customers about their experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and we hope to see you again! More

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