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Smokestack Grill

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American, Bar, Pizza, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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43 Mechanic St., Camden, ME 04843
207 2307135
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Set on the falls of the Megunticook River in the old Knox Mill, Smokestack...
Set on the falls of the Megunticook River in the old Knox Mill, Smokestack Grill is Camden’s best sports bar and grill. We offer a large menu, including pub fare, burgers, steaks, seafood, and delicious hand tossed pizzas. Our menu is complimented by the large bar and friendly staff. Stop by to dine with family, watch the game on one of our nine flat screen televisions, or enjoy live music with friends.
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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good meal

We were in Camden for the high school drama festival. This was recommended by our Inn owner. By far our 19 year old son's favorite place in Camden. You can feel the vibrations from the waterfall outside the windows. The food was good too, we had burgers and pizza! A local gem

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
VTgeocahewife
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Milton, Vermont
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Milton, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We were in Camden for the high school drama festival. This was recommended by our Inn owner. By far our 19 year old son's favorite place in Camden. You can feel the vibrations from the waterfall outside the windows. The food was good too, we had burgers and pizza! A local gem

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Windham, Maine
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This place is awesome if your in Camden, It has an old style look to it (mill style) with rough wood bards and all wooden seating. But it is all clean and nicely polyurethane and painted ceiling. It has an AMAZING view of the waterfall by the Camden River. The food is really good I've eaten a few times here... More 

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Biddeford, Maine
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Nice view of the falls. Large group accommodated. Old mill interior, could have been warmer , bathroom extremely cold. Pleasant server. Pool tables, locals, sports on tv. Some unusual menu items, fried green beans, for example. Loud, casual, nice hangout.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Comfortable bar and table area to watch a variety of sports on the 4-5 screens. Nice selection of beers that are served cold and graciously. Food is typical sports bar food, the usual classic comfort food for sports fans. Juicy burgers and tasty fries. Best sports viewing option in Camden.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Food was fine - exactly what you expect from a sports bar. Lots of televisions. Comfortable place for a family looking to watch the game.

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Augusta, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Hard to see the place from the street. Took ten minutes for the waitress to acknowledge us. Ordered a pizza took 40 minutes for the pizza, hope your not in a hurry. Pizza was good but not 40 min good. Service is terrible

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Oldsmar, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a big rustic bar with a great selection of draft beer. The view out the window is beautiful! Bartender was very friendly even to annoying tourists! We didn't eat there, but the food looked good. Will go back next summer for sure.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I prefer a more exciting eating adventure. Pricing is more reasonable than other Camden restaurants. Food choices are basic and uninspired

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great place to bring the family! Amazing view, a practical menu (something for everyone, even the little ones). It's in an old mill so it really has a great vibe, hardwood floors, beamed ceilings...and there's a bar on the other side. Oh there's also a pool table and a lovely outdoor patio. And plenty of parking right across the street... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We wanted a good italian meal but everyplace was full up and we stumbled on to the Smokestack Grill. Kindof an out of the way place but the Pizza we ordered made up the difference. AND a large is truly a large for a change, with some different sause and ingredients that gave you a little extra boost.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Mechanic St., Camden, ME 04843
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: 207 2307135

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pizza, Barbecue, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

Description

Set on the falls of the Megunticook River in the old Knox Mill, Smokestack Grill is Camden’s best sports bar and grill. We offer a large menu, including pub fare, burgers, steaks, seafood, and delicious hand tossed pizzas. Our menu is complimented by the large bar and friendly staff. Stop by to dine with family, watch the game on one of our nine flat screen televisions, or enjoy live music with friends.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 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?