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115 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
+1 207-729-9673
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    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
My go to when visiting Brunswick

Consistently great food and I love the soft pretzel (with their house spicy mustard) and puff roll that accompany each meal. There are typically 7 German beers on tap, plus a bunch available in bottles. Staff are friendly and attentive and surrounding you you'll find lots of interesting German... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
BirdNerdMaine
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Maine
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maine
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Consistently great food and I love the soft pretzel (with their house spicy mustard) and puff roll that accompany each meal. There are typically 7 German beers on tap, plus a bunch available in bottles. Staff are friendly and attentive and surrounding you you'll find lots of interesting German trinkets, clocks, steins, etc. The dining room is fairly fancy, and... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our food and staff as well as our German décor! We hope you decide to stop in and visit us again in the near future. More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Yes. The apple strudel was perfection, but the dinners we had were delicious - and those fresh, hot (potato?) rolls? - as delicate as popovers - could we help it that they floated from the baskets right into our mouths? The ambience is lovely. Lots of dark wood, but not a sterile, dismal, atmosphere, as one so often finds. No... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We love reading reviews like the one you’ve written. It’s great to hear how much you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere that we provided. We hope to see you again in the near future for some more rolls and apple strudel More 

Durham, Maine
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Always like to visit Richards, great food and great selection of beers on tap. Food is hearty and filling, Deserts are awesome as well. Love their goulash soup

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

Sue, Thank you for sharing your review with us and for your compliments on our Goulash Soup! We are delighted to hear that you love our food and beer selection so much and we look forward to serving you again the next time you visit. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stopped in for dinner tonight with some family. I'm the only one in the party that was not familiar with German food. I ordered the "Schellfisch “Müllerin Art” – pan-fried haddock. It was tasty, but for me it was a bit bland. My hubby had the German Sampler - he raved about it. They also LOVED the beer. The... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your meals as well as the drinks at our restaurant and we hope that all of you decide to come back and visit us again! More 

finger lakes NY
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I met an old friend in Brunswick this evening, he suggested Richard's for good food; I'm glad he did. On a Monday evening, we were the only customers in the room, so service was prompt and quick. He ordered a Pilsner and I ordered a Gruner Veltliner (white wine); they arrived with a couple of freshly baked rolls and two... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We love reading reviews like the one you've written. It’s great to hear that you and your old friend enjoyed our food while catching up. We hope to see you again so you can sample more menu items. More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Richard has always provided standard German food which is good for the soul. Have eaten there several times and it's always excellent.

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

Helena – Thanks for the great review! We are very happy to have you as a repeat customer, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Auburn
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

First impression, was a very very good one. Atmosphere was nice, hostess was able to seat us very quickly without a reservation. I am not sure if a reservation is needed but, that was the first question the hostess asked. The service was friendly and prompt. I ordered the Kesseler Rippchen (smoked pork chops on bone) with the Spatzle (noodles)... More 

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

Jon – Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your experience. We are very glad to hear that you and your companion enjoyed your meals and our beer selection. Our food is rich and hearty, which is why we believe in keeping serving sizes appropriate to where you leave full and satisfied.... More 

Bangor ME
Top Contributor
353 reviews 353 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stopped at Richard's for lunch earlier this week. My reuben sandwich was very good, and my wife liked her bratwurst. The German potato salad was on the tasteless side.

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

Dear Ghost, Thank you for the great review! Aside from the potato salad, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals. We apologize that you did not enjoy your side quite as much. We do hope you will be back sometime soon and we appreciate your business. More 

Phippsburg, Maine
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Two couples on a Saturday night, each ordered something a little different among the Geman menu items...and then shared. Everything was well prepared and served promptly. We will definitely have to return.

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

Dear customer, it’s great to hear that all four of you had a great evening with us. Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Brunswick, Maine
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been twice and had great food and service both times. I first had prime rib...and it was very tender, flavorful and cooked perfectly. Second time I had scallops, same came be said for those as well. Both meals came with soup that was delicious. So few restaurants lately can make a good soup, I think it's a skill... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words and for being regular customers at our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you and your husband enjoy our food so much and that you appreciate the hard work that goes into making our soups. We are especially glad to hear that our German dishes pass the taste test of someone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-9673

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?