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Great Impasta

42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
+1 207-729-5858
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“garlic knots” (36 reviews)
“lasagna” (17 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you first enter this little corner restaurant, you feel transported to a small Italian restaurant in Italy itself. The atmosphere just breathes the Italian culture and the warmth from the staff is great. The food starts with the best garlic knots you’ll ever have...More

Thank Zor F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had not been here for years and decided to stop in for lunch. The garlic knots were as we remembered, excellent. We both had the lasagna, a perfect lunch portion and the wine pour was a very one.

Thank John R
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This menu has little changed for years, but the food is always good and daily specials provide nice variety (I still remember fondly the steak tips salad with gorgonzola). I need gluten free and this is a rare Italian restaurant to meet my needs. Last...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I went here on a Friday night with a party of six, and we have a wait a little bit since there were probably three different areas that can seat six people - it is a quaint little place. We had their famous garlic knots...More

Thank Kirby N
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Took a date here...the food was good but waaay to expensive for what you get and no ambience at all...tables are too close, the parking sucks ...never ever ever again..bye bye...

Thank Maineproduct
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I’m a regular at getting Great Impasta takeout and recently it’s been not up to par. I rarely complain, however, the past two takeout times, the large salads were very small and the antipasto was missing the salami, again. Due to lack of time to...More

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Loved loved loved this restaurant! The garlic knots are amazing! Along with everything we ordered! Super cozy and great for an intimate date night! Hands down 5 stars!

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We had a small wait, but the food was very good and even though it was very busy, we were able to talk with the other couple we were with and not have to yell.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A staple in Brunswick since the 80s, The Great Impasta is good food, fixed right. Delicious. Street parking only.

Thank Max M
Reviewed October 25, 2017

A good friend recently turned 60 and we, 8 in our party wanted to celebrate this momentous occasion. Most of us have been the the Great Impasta in the past and since some were traveling from Portland and others from Augusta it made for a...More

Thank Paul F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-5858
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