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Punkin Valley Restaurant & Motel

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1270 North High Street, Route 302 west, Bridgton, ME 04009
+1 207-647-2784
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Bridgewater, Maine
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

There were 6 in our party, we showed up around 4 p.m. to beat the Dinner ground. It took forever to get our meals even though we were the only ones there. Once they came, we wished they hadn't. All our meals were "detestable". I had sirloin tips, they were "awful". I ordered them medium-medium well. They were well done... More 

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Thank Donnalene M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

So often as we travel it can be hard to find a place that matches our on the go hours, however it is great to find a place you can get great tasting food late at night. The diner and lounge stay open past when many streets are rolled up. There appears to be a steady crowd of locals who... More 

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Thank Jim C
Guilford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

Punkin Valley is an odd little restaurant with an unnecessarily long hallway when you enter. I can see why other reviewers would consider the atmosphere outdated, but it seems they are in the process of renovating the place or something, so give them a break. I enjoy the odd atmosphere, which is potentially even odder on karaoke night (I want... More 

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Thank TheMaineVacation
chatham, nh usa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2014

SO dark inside, so CIRCA 1974, but wait, am I talking cleaning, or decor? One and the same! I can actually remember my parents going out to eat here w/ friends many years ago, and it was, apparently, quite the swinging scene, but, sadly, I do not think it has had much in the way of renovation since that time.... More 

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Hopewell, NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014

I read a few of the reviews about this place before I booked the last room they had, the operators call it a "Basic" room, and understood that my wife may not think this was going to be her favorite room ever. While the negative reviews would be justifiable, and palatable to me if these basic rooms were, $179, $149,... More 

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Auburn, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were a party of 9 and we all liked our dinners! Our server did a great job keeping up with our needs. I will definatley stop again.

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Bridgton, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

My family and I dined here last night to celebrate my birthday. They were very accommodating of our large party, even though we did not make a reservation. All 10 of us were very pleased with our meals and drinks. The food was high quality and prepared properly. I will definitely be back!

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Thank Lisa G
Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

Where do i begin?? The disgusting dungeon dining room, the food that looks/tastes like old roy dog food, the rude staff, the FILTHY bathrooms or the tacky tasteless decor!

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Bob G, Owner at Punkin Valley Restaurant & Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry your food was not satisfactory on your recent visit. I do not recall being notified that one of our patrons was unhappy with their food or the service they received. We have had numerous staff changes recently in an attempt to find qualified, experienced, and friendly wait staff. The interior of our restaurant is in the process... More 

Fryeburg, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Punkin is always a reliable and surprisingly delicious place for one or thirty! I pass through Brideton every month and I find that Punkin is open for posted hours (some close early - not good after 20 minute drive) and the food is delicious, hot and good value! Nice cozy bar too! Always, always friendly and accommodating!

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Thank Davidsearay
Bob G, Owner at Punkin Valley Restaurant & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I take pride in being open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The only time we have closed early has been because of weather or a family emergency. I am happy you enjoyed yourself and found everything to be satisfactory. Thank you, More 

Bridgton, Maine
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

This has to be the dirtiest resturant I've ever seen. The food is awful, there were fruit flies all around the fruit on the bar. If you stay in the motel you better have all your shots.

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2 Thank Gerri W
Bob G, Owner at Punkin Valley Restaurant & Motel, responded to this review

Since your visit in September, the interior of our restaurant has been remodeled, including the walls and carpet this past spring. As several months passed before your review was submitted, I cannot identify a specific problem with your meal, as it was not brought to my servers or my attention. I apologize that is was not satisfactory. We have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1270 North High Street, Route 302 west, Bridgton, ME 04009
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bridgton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-647-2784
Description
Punkin Valley Restaurant & Motel is an 89-seat restaurant with a twelve-unit motel. Open seven-days-a-week, breakfast, lunch, and dinner Punkin Valley Restaurant is ready to serve you. We have a variety of menu items, all cooked to order at an affordable price. There is a full bar, with local, domestic, and foreign beers on tap. There is also a game room off the dining room, which houses several video games, as well as two pool tables.Punkin Valley is a great destination spot for Snowmobiles in the winter. We have our own groomed trails to our front door and plenty of parking for snowmobiles. As a patron of our Motel, there is plenty of space to park your snowmobile trailer should you decide to use Punkin Valley as your home base. We are a small family-owned establishment and work to serve and please everyone that enters through our doors. It has been under continuous ownership for the past eighteen years with small improvements each year. Should your visit with us be anything other than satisfactory, please let us know!

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