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The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant

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78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654
207-255-3351
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 64
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 15
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice family diner

It was a busy, rainy Sunday night. Menu was extensive but I had the lobster and steak surf n' turf with fries. It was a little slow for me to get my tea refilled and I had to ask for water, but the waitress was very nice offering help if I needed guidance eating the lobster. Food was good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Mona R
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Great Falls, United States
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Great Falls, United States
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was a busy, rainy Sunday night. Menu was extensive but I had the lobster and steak surf n' turf with fries. It was a little slow for me to get my tea refilled and I had to ask for water, but the waitress was very nice offering help if I needed guidance eating the lobster. Food was good. Desserts... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Arriving on a rainy Sunday night, we figured we'd be lucky to get a decent grilled cheese sandwich. Surprise! This place has a whopping menu, and everything we ate was excellent. That includes chowder, chicken sandwiches, and the roast beef dinner. Our server was also sweet and patient. Three thumbs up.

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Halifax Region, Nova Scotia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really great chowder - the garlic and herb pasta was good but very oily (it seemed to be garlic butter over top as opposed to a sauce). It was tasty though!

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

family restaurant with large choice of food.. The plates are larges. I took the fish and chips it was the best I ever eat. My friends took the rib steak and they told me it was excellent. The prices are very good for the quality of food. We would certainly go back if we are in the region again.

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Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a take out dinner here on our trip up route 1 and it was excellent! The fresh Fettuccine with chicken and alfredo sauce was quite impressive with wide noodles that were indeed fresh and not overcooked in the slightest. the wife got the full rack of ribs and for 14.99 it was a bargain! they were perfectly cooked... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

An older restaurant with decent food and modest prices. Nothing that would cause me to go back for a second visit.

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch four years ago and enjoyed it. Today on our way through Machias, we made a point of arriving for lunch again. Boy was it good. We each had different specials, she had a Russian hotdog with potato skins as a side, myself went for the Kielbasa sub with a side of Cole slaw and for... More 

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Carmel, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

After a mediocre dinner at Helen's Restaurant the previous evening, we tried the The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant for lunch on our way out of town. Much better! The luncheon portions of Fish and Chips were much bigger and better looking than the dinner portions at Helen's. The pork quesadillas were tasty and a little bit spicy, as advertised. More... More 

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Williamsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Everything that we ordered here and with our group we had a few different meals, everything was excellent. The pot roast dinner, and ribs were extremely enjoyable. Highly recommend

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Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had seafood platter on mothers day. Terrible, cold potatoes, poor haddock and inedible scallops. Waiters was not on her game even had to ask for silver ware!!!! Will not go back.

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Additional Information about The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant

Address: 78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654
Phone Number: 207-255-3351
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
  • Phone Number: 207-255-3351

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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