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Mainely Brews

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American, Brew Pub
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1 Post Office Square, Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 873-2457
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food was good-- service was poor

Party of three for an early dinner on Saturday--- 5pm. PLace wasn't very busy when we arrived. It took over an hour and a half to eat dinner-- 40+ minutes of that was spent waiting for our entrees. By the time we left the place was busy, but we should have gotten our food long before... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
rcboater
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Acton, Massachusetts
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English first
Swansea, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We arrived late in town one night and stopped by this unique cellar bar. Great service and although I wasn't very hungry, I had to try the lobster stew. The cup had three or four little claws and lots of flavor. We stayed for a few songs during the open mic night. The next day, we tried a more upscale... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Party of three for an early dinner on Saturday--- 5pm. PLace wasn't very busy when we arrived. It took over an hour and a half to eat dinner-- 40+ minutes of that was spent waiting for our entrees. By the time we left the place was busy, but we should have gotten our food long before then. Waitress was inattentive--... More 

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Mount Vernon, Maine, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were there for lunch on a Friday. Nice sandwiches, soups, grilled tuna and salads. Incredible choice of local beers. Good service. Lunch crowd a little noisy but overall a great experience

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Loud, loud, loud, my husband and I went there for our 38th wedding anniversary, the service sucked, the noise level was so high we had to almost holler at each other from across the table, sad, but I feel cheated out of a very special moment, no tip for server, and the food is not worth the price. No quality... More 

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Waterville, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Tables were close, very hard to talk to friends. Service was very slow. Noisy, lots of college kids.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have gone to Mainely Brews two times and all I can say is that its OK. The first time we had horrible service ,we sat and sat before our drink order was taken and we were in a booth along a wall and there were plenty of other customers and wait staff running around. The food was alright, we... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A popular restaurant in Waterville where I refuse to eat dinner. As a foodie there are certain things you just deal with - one is knowing when food is terrible. I won't eat dinner here. Appetizers are usually ok - but just ok. Drinks are great and service is great - the atmosphere is fun and laid back. A cool... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I came with a large group(at least 30 associates)for a company Christmas party. The appetizers were great. The service was outstanding! Everyone was very happy with their meals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Sometimes this place overextends its kitchen, trying to be upscale and trendy- but basically it's a solid pub food experience. Stick to that, you'll be fine. Not to say they don't succeed with the gastro pub thing sometimes- but it's not consistent, and I don't like to gamble, given the price of everything these days. Good bustling pub atmosphere. Fun... More 

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Gardiner, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

great menu with lots of options for picky eaters like me! Fresh salads and great drink specials! Nice place to stop and try if you are in the area!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Post Office Square, Waterville, ME 04901
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: (207) 873-2457

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Brew Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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