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Riverfront Barbeque

$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
+1 207-622-8899
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sidney, Maine
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015

i am not a huge BBQ/red meat fan, but my husband was dying for some. I do love the local places rather than the chain restaurants. he loved the BBQ and thought it was the best "up north" he has had. I loved the crab cakes, they had nice flavor and were cooked perfect. My daughter (a vegetarian) had the... More 

Thank 1234sen
Rangeley, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This place has no bbq. Just bbq shredded sandwiches. The waitress failed to take our order after 20 mins of waiting. It was not packed.

Thank Samanthax2214
2 reviews
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere and good music. We had one mission and that was wings. Overall very meaty with decent spice. Could be a little hotter and do not put fruit in beer unless requested.

Thank Aaron H
Augusta, Maine
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Augusta is loaded with the typical chain restaurants. This place is intimate and has a great variety of dishes with that Cajun BBQ theme,

Thank Anthony C
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Riverfront appeared to be the only place open on a Monday for lunch in downtown Augusta. Looked appealing from the outside so we decided to give it a try. Nice smell of bbq upon entering and an inviting, clean atmosphere. The three of us sat at a booth and had sandwiches (brisket sandwich, steak/cheese sandwich). The music was kinda... More 

Thank Mark S
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2015

The of this establishment could write a book on how not to treat customers. Our party was overcharged and we noticed this a couple of days later. When I contacted the establishment. After four days of unreturned phone calls I finally reached the owner and explained the situation and was accused of trying to get free food. Granted the overcharge... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2015

We've been to Riverfront BBQ twice, and enjoyed our meals both times. The food is excellent and portions are large. A bit short on the ambiance, but it didn't really matter.

Thank fdmBoston
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2015

In town on business a couple of days after St. Pat's day, three of us chose the Riverfront Barbeque more-or-less at random (as it was the first restaurant we came upon after our meeting). We were very lucky! The menu was varied and interesting. I chose a special - the buffalo sausage wrap. It was more than ample and very... More 

Thank BocephusSolo
Augusta, Maine
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

First time here.not a big bbq fan. Friends convinced me to try it. The drinks were great...the food so-so. Like I said, if you like this type of food I guess it is ok. I dont think I would go back just for the food.

Thank Orelia H
Augusta, Maine
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I both enjoy this place. The menu features barbequed ribs, pulled pork, chicken, and sausage, as well as fish, seafood, and vegetarian choices. Check the daily specials on the chalkboard as you walk in. The cornbread is light and crumbly with a hint of jalapeno, and there are plenty of hot sauces to choose from. They're on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-622-8899

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