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Smokestack Grill

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American, Hamburgers, Pizza, Bar
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43 Mechanic St., Camden, ME 04843
207 2307135
Today
11:30 am - 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, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 18
    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
Most recent review
Cold Beer and Friendly Service

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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28 reviews 28 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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Fredericksburg, Texas
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322 reviews 322 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We dropped in for a beer at the pub side & the bartender said she'd be with us in a couple of minutes. We waited and waited; others came in and sat at the bar and we all waited. The bartender was also the hostess and waitress for the dining room on the other side -- all by herself. Poor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We have a great time and awesome food every time we visit The Smokestack Grill! As a local, I do not understand many of these reviews and assume some may be other malicious locals? We really love the patio, the pool tables, televisions, and portions of food are delicious and very generous. Where the restaurant is considered a sports pub,... More 

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Camden, Maine
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to the Smokestack one Friday or Saturday evening to see a band that was playing. Once we arrived we found a small table in front of the bar. A waitress walked by us numerous times and it took 15 minutes after sitting down for anyone to acknowledge us and it ended up being the bartender... More 

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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, Hamburgers, Pizza, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

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