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Richard's

115 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-9673
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Ranked #11 of 99 restaurants in Brunswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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269 reviews 269 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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

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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

brunswick
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I don't happen to like German food, but go there with friends who do. There's a section of the menu with heart-healthy items and there's plenty to choose from -- very tasty. Service is warm and friendly in this family-run restaurant.

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

Dear Martha, It is wonderful to hear that although you do not like German cuisine you are still able to find something you like on our menu. We try our best to satisfy our customers with different tastes. Thank you for the excellent recommendation. We look forward to your next visit! More

Trevett, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The two times we have been to Richard's we have come away very pleased. The Jagerschnitzel and the other schnitzels are great. To be able to find a good veal meal is a pleasure. The service is very friendly but efficient, the atmosphere was cozy but busy. There were tables with multi generations, retirees, and young adults. It is not... More

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

Dear William, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your great experience. We are pleased to hear that you loved the veal. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Thanks for your business! More

Brunswick, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Richards German offerings are so good that they remind me of the old Luchows on E. 14th. Street in NYC that closed back in 1986, I think. For sure, Luchows was grander, more elegant, and had an unbeatable German wine list, but Richard's food and flavorings are about as good particularly with regard to Jagerschnitzel which is a favorite of... More

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Brunswick, Maine, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Richard's is always a great place to eat!! I've been dining at Richard's for about 12 years. I've eaten in both the dining room, and the bar area. Richard has an excellent selection of beers (some are on tap, at the perfect beer temp. 45ish). I've eaten in the bar area more often. Richard's makes their own strudel, from scratch,... More

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Halifax, Canada
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274 reviews 274 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

After traveling across the USA it was a treat to find Richard's German Restaurant in Brunswick, Maine. The schnitzel was delicious and so was the Bitburger beer!! The atmosphere is cozy and the service is friendly.

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Bonn, Germany
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163 reviews 163 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Having lived in Deutschland for nearly 2 years and looked forward to a short walk to the Alt stadt for a weekend meal, it's always a pleasure to recreate these meals when in Brunswick, Maine, at Richards. The kitchen prepares authentic German fare and presents these dishes in a very similar, unpretentious plating as found in the Fatherland. Their Schweineschnitzel... More

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

Dear LopingianTravels, Thanks for the great review! We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant. It’s always a pleasure to have guests who not only love German cuisine but appreciate the authenticity that we strive to encompass in our dishes. We hope to see you again sometime in the future! More

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