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Coast Bar + Bistro

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10 Water St, Brunswick, ME 04011-1518 (Federal St.)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Note: We were going here as locals for happy hour. Happy hour was supposed to come with popcorn, waited 15mins for said popcorn, and bartender said the first batch was burnt and waited longer. Three of us were drinking wine, very short pours, but I was the only person drinking WELL vodka, except well vodka is Tito at $9 and... More 

Thank Cora F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service here at Coastal Maple buffalo wings and a burger and fries that were amazing!! Make sure Kim or Hess wait on you as they are two of the best servers I've met in my travels If you want a great meal in the Brunswick area go HERE

Thank craigp33
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I so enjoy going here for a quiet drink or easy light dinner! Their seafood chowder is some of the best i have ever had. I tried the fish tacos for the first time last night and they were delicious. 3 tasty tacos on the plate with a large serving of tasty fries on the side. Much more than I... More 

Thank Christine C
Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Inn and ordered room service. We were told 20/25 mins. After an hr we called and were told they had forgotten! 10 mins later the food arrived arrived (flat bread in a box and meat plate uncovered). She didn't bring silverware, condiments or napkins. She announced "my bad, I had a few more tables and... More 

Thank J20ELA111
North Carolina
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175 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Coast Bar +Bistro after a Maine State Music Theater performance, looking for a quick supper. We had seen the pizzas on their Web menu and thought that would be the thing. My husband saw the oysters on their menu and given our proximity to Damariscotta, had three (@ a reasonable $1.79 each); he said they were wonderfully... More 

Thank ThreeRosettes70
Topsham, Maine
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I like this place. I went once for Mother's Day Brunch which was terrific -- poached salmon, several kinds of salads, several kinds of cakes for dessert -- everything was good. I went again last night. There's a bar area (I haven't sat at the bar) with sports on TV, it wasn't loud enough to bother us as we ate... More 

Thank Jeanette M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My party wanted to try this and I was sad because I read the menu and was not impressed . Coast is a place that is providing the trendy pub options and not doing it very well . Ho Hum. The waitress was sweet and nice but it was her second day . Bartender new too ! We waited a... More 

Thank MainePerfectionist
Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

It is a challenge to find a nice restaurant open on a Monday evening. This is when hotel restaurants really come to the rescue. Coast is tucked inside The Daniel Hotel. The atmosphere here could use some tweaking. Its minimalist decor comes off as boring and off putting. Even the lit fireplace didn't do much to warm the place. The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the adjoining "The Daniel" hotel and got a coupon for a free $5 happy hour appetizer at check in (plus we were staaarving) so decided to try the restaurant out even though it was a little late. The ambience was charming, especially near the bar area with funky lighting and a giant gas lit fireplace. Our... More 

Thank antillus
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Scallops? Fabulous. Calamari? Outstanding. I could go on...between the 7 meals that were ordered there wasn't a single item that wasn't at least very good. The room is soothing and elegant. This is a place to go to, remember, and go to again.

Thank Brendaak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Water St, Brunswick, ME 04011-1518
    (Federal St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 12073731824
Coast Bar + Bistro serves elevated versions of classic comfort foods. The bistro offers a range of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, our signature pizzas and delicious entrees. We are open every day at 11:30am. Join us every evening (even weekends!) From 3-6pm for Happy Hour and every Thursday evening and Friday evenings for live music! Located at The Daniel hotel, we also offer a variety of beautiful and unique event space perfect for small meetings in our Executive Boardroom or large receptions up to 125 people.

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