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Rudders Public House

70 Wallingford Sq, Kittery, ME 03904 (Formerly Mojo's BBQ Grill and Tavern)
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Ranked #21 of 61 Restaurants in Kittery
Price range: $5 - $18
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This bar featured fantastic bar staff, very friendly. Due to us being confused and messing up our order they gave us some free potato chips, what a bonus. The food was very good and was a good portion size. Only complaint would be they could do with a greater choice of sides. Didn't try the beer as I was driving... More

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Maine/New York
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148 reviews 148 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

There are many good things about the Rudders. First, the lady bartenders, especially Laura, made you feel right at home. Even though it was our first time there, we felt like regulars. The fried fish was fresh and not greasy, and the pulled pork burger was delicious and a great portion. The food was fairly priced. The only week spot... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The cozy casual atmosphere and friendly staff made this a place that I felt comfortable in from the second I walked in the door. Food is good and the selection of beer is also. I will be back!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This little bar has a great atmosphere. The servers and bartenders are friendly and attentive. The food is not just your standard bar food. It is top notch. Always cooked to perfection and presented very nicely. They also carry a good number of draft beers. You cannot go wrong with this place. If you are in Kittery,ME at any point... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Several weeks ago my fiance and I stopped in at Rudders for dinner since we have a sailboat at the Naval Shipyard and Rudders is right around the corner. We both had burgers although different menu selections (they have a variety of burgers). Mine was topped with their pulled pork. I can honestly say it was one of my all... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stopped yesterday for lunch. We both enjoyed the atmosphere We sat at a table next to the window. Great service, good food, and reasonable prices. Easy to find parking in the public lot across the street.

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Midland Park, New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stopped in for a night cap, and enjoyed the atmosphere. Very friendly staff; gave us plenty of recommendations for area attractions and places to try.

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York, ME
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189 reviews 189 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Went there with family twice recently. Once sat at the bar and ate, the other time at a table. Both were nice. Staff is very friendly and helpful, and the food (pub-style comfort food) is good. We were there on week nights, so parking was easy and while fairly busy, it wasn't hard to find a table. An excellent selection... More

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York Harbor, Maine
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Part of the emerging Kittery Foreside neighborhood, in booming Wallingford Square. Parking was tight in Kittery-an emerging problem with the bridge reopened. Other places looked full, so we decided to try Rudders. It is small, but nicely decorated. Only seating was at the bar. The place is a bit noisy (why bars feel the need to have tv's and play... More

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Carlisle, Massachusetts, Usa
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

A lively and pleasant local eatery that offers a versatile menu, extensive bar, and superb service. To top it off, the last time we were there they discovered that, after ordering, they were out of my wife's selection and offered her any other choice for free (we declined the generous offer and paid for value received - but we had... More

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