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7 Lindsey Street, Rockland, ME
(207) 596-2753
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Popular restaurant and pub located in old water company building. Great bar

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GOOD FOOD....SUPERLATIVE SERVICE

We have eaten at the Waterworks many, many times. Today we visited after a movie. The food is good and the servers are all friendly. Today I was exceptionally impressed with the staff. My husband got the bill and paid it...as we were leaving a female server ran after our group to say that my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
pamlamb
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Friendship, Maine
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English first
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Soooo loud inside! Can't hear your guests. Burgers dry and overcooked. Whole belly clams very tough and served on a hamburger bun - Da ? Ever hear of a buttered split top hot dog roll? On the plus side - sweet potato fries, onion rings and a very good but overworked waiter. Half the light bulbs were burned out and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

took family there for sea food popcorn and drinks and was very delighted with all the service and food

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Friendship, Maine
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We have eaten at the Waterworks many, many times. Today we visited after a movie. The food is good and the servers are all friendly. Today I was exceptionally impressed with the staff. My husband got the bill and paid it...as we were leaving a female server ran after our group to say that my husband had dropped $11 out... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Good selection of beer, decent menu. We left rock bottom brewery after one round bc the beer was bad. Yes, bad. This place has great onion strings, fried haddock & attentive staff. Definitely more locals than tourists.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Food was first rate, but the service was a bit slow on a Friday night. Great neighborhood bar with friendly service.

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Lynchburg VA
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Service could have been a tad better, but the food & atmosphere were good. Got the feeling it was more of a local place.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

First time in Rockland. There were four of us. We were staying at the Samoset Resort and had golfed so got a late start for dinner. To our amazement we didn't realize everything closes down in this area by 9:00. Went to two restaurants and they just called. Called the Samoset before heading back to see if there restaurant was... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

My wife & I went here for a late lunch. The lobster roll and Cobb salad were good. The service could have been more attentive since it wasn't busy at all, but I would go back again. For some reason the beer on tap wasn't cold at all.

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Benson, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Five days into our Maine vacation and we had eaten all the Lobster we could (if that's humanly possible). We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and thought we would give it a try. Walking in we could see that this was more of a

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Rockland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We've frequently eaten here for burgers which are pretty decent, but to all of a sudden be charged a "mandatory" 15% "service charge" to pick up a takeout order is ridiculous...probably won't be back for awhile...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Lindsey Street, Rockland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: (207) 596-2753

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Description

Popular restaurant and pub located in old water company building. Great bar

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