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Grand Central Cafe

10 Railroad Sq, Waterville, ME 04901-6133
207-872-9135
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Ranked #6 of 81 Restaurants in Waterville
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- Sep 6, 2014
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English first
Waterville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Great pizza and pleasant service with a casual atmosphere. This was a our 4th visit and have not been disappointed. Staff is welcoming and each pizza is made fresh while you wait. We especially love the salted pizza dough that's served warm with olive oil and spices for dipping.

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Scarsdale, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a fun restaurant. The place has a 60's hippie dippie vibe. There was 60's music playing. The restaurant is casual and threadbare in a countercultural way. There's a big brick oven in the restaurant and that's where the action is. We were served some very good garlic bread after being seated. We had a couple of pizzas- one... More

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New York City, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As a Colby student I was a regular at Grand Central, both dining in and taking out. Their gluten free pizza is delicious and you can put just about whatever you want on it. The restaurant itself has a fun low-key atmosphere and the staff are so friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Visited again on our trip to Maine. We are from Chicago, and we know good pizza. It is fantastic. Very comfortable place, friendly service from Julia and incredible pizza. Try the homemade, made to order garlic bread! Dont miss this place if you are near Waterville!

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Bangor, Maine
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I went here specifically because everyone raved about their pizza. We were not disappointed. It was the best wood fired pizza I had ever had. The atmosphere of the place is quite eclectic. I actually found it rather cool that none of our dishes matched! If you are looking for something out of the ordinary this is... More

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Winslow, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Grand Central Cafe has the best pizza cooked in a wood fired oven, the atmosphere is pleasant and the service is excellent

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Winslow, Maine
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

BEST Pizza I have ever had. So fresh. The ingredients were fresh the pizza dough was cooked to protection in the wood burning oven..can't wait to go back.

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Salem, New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I was completely won over by their brick-oven pizza the first few times I went to Grand Central Café. The atmosphere is "hippie-cool," something designed to appeal to the Colby crowd. Alas, I began having bad luck with my pizzas, and that discouraged me from giving them another chance. When done well--and with a cook who's attentive--the pizzas are just... More

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Harpswell, Maine
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We arrived here just before closing time, so maybe that had something to do with our experience. Overall, everything was average and prices seemed a little high for the pizzas that we ordered. ($9.95 each for small pizza, half and half of two of the listed specialty pizzas) We each had a nice cold IPA beer which was served in... More

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Lexington, MA
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Brick oven cooking: great! Casual place: great! Don't expect candles, soft lighting, table cloths: great!!! Some more words to pad this review to more than 100 words. There!

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