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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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  • 30
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 20
    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
Most recent review
loud, loud, loud

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... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Beverly B
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Meet friends there often. Always a good time. The food & service is Awesome! Would surely recommend.

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Waterville, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beer was fine and the Amsterdamer was fine as always. The noise level is sometimes high, but it reflects the popularity of the place. Bar seating, regular seating, and even some group meeting rooms give the place a lot of flexibility for functions as well. Sometimes the wait for pizza can be long on the nights there is two for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Mainelys, as the locals call it, is a great place to gather with friends. With good pub fare, nightly specials, and several vegetarian options, there's something for everyone. The beer list is long, as is the cocktail menu. As long as you don't mind the dark, windowless and casual atmosphere, this is always a good choice in Waterville.

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?