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

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  • 13
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  • 7
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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
Most recent review
Head for the Upper Deck in Good Weather

If we ever get any, that is ... no really, we will get good weather eventually. The food was imaginative and surprisingly good, making for a wonderful all-around experience on a warm, sunny day. It was a pleasure to have so many good things from which to choose, and we can't wait to return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Coquille8
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Maine
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Maine
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If we ever get any, that is ... no really, we will get good weather eventually. The food was imaginative and surprisingly good, making for a wonderful all-around experience on a warm, sunny day. It was a pleasure to have so many good things from which to choose, and we can't wait to return.

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Rockland, Maine
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Casual atmosphere, seasonal outside deck. Never been disappointed with the food, great Fish & Chips and daily specials.

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Salem, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I have stopped in several times for lunch, the most recent visit was this past Sunday. We were seated promptly - the place was busy as the NE Patriots were playing. They have a nice menu and lots of options. They have the absolute best fried pickles ever - I have to order them every time. We... More 

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice local downtown restaurant. I had the burger with blue cheese and sweet potatoe fries, husband had the pastrami sandwich sweet potatoe fries. Burger was cooked perfectly and delicious. Waitress was friendly and helpful. Upon leaving they were making popcorn and the aroma was something else. They let me take some home in a take out container. Seems like a... More 

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Fort Worth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Food is average, nothing special by any means. We sat on the patio and a friends credit card fell under the deck. We tried to speak with a manager but there wasn't one at the restaurant. The waitress was rude and said she couldn't help. We were just trying to figure out a way to retrieve the card but no... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

After being seated at a dirty table we ordered and the wait was on... 45 minutes later our order arrived .Fried clams were burnt .Complaint went no where. There is a very young inexperienced staff and no management present. The place was not crowded on the night we were there. The drunks at the bar were entertaining though.

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RVC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Waterworks is a friendly tavern that serves very good down to earth food. Good variety of sandwiches and other quick meals. The staff is very friendly and the outdoor seating is large. Excellent place to stop in for a quick meal.

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Waterville, Maine, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

In all fairness I need to give them another shot. Sat in the bar area. After we ordered we were told a party of 30 came in just before my friend and I got there and that it would be a while before we would receive our order.We asked for bread, and asked, and asked. Finally got a couple of... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

While I have been back and forth to Rockland for the past five years, Waterworks had somehow escaped detection. It was recommended by a local B&B and I am very happy that it was. While steamed lobster was not on the menu (per se), the folks were most accommodating and cooked up a good sized hard shell which I was... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

This is a good stop for lunch..they have daily specials and good beer on tap. Pleasant atmosphere and good service. Well worth a stop while in town.. Fish and chips and their burgers are the top edibles....

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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

Description

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

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