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Frontier Cafe

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14 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2049
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lewiston, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere of the Cafe is wonderful, nestled on the falls of the Androscoggin River right off the main drag going into Brunswick. I had the Arancini, Scallops & Risotto and a Brownie Sundae Dessert - all amazing! My waitress, Sam, was fantastic as well. Great with suggesting menu items, provided the right amount of attention and was very polite!... More 

Thank Matthew S
Pittsboro N.C.
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is located in and old mill with views of the river on 1 side. It is a large place with a good size bar and plenty of seating. There are plenty of craft beer and wine options. The menu is diverse with different types of food available from seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, and Mexican. Our food was okay for... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Brunswick, and go to the Frontier Cafe fairly often. Most frequently, it's the movies they show, and the good food that brings me there. They have movies there almost daily, and they are the unusual and unique movies I enjoy. For example, they showed the movie about the actual, real life horse whisperer (about whom the book... More 

Thank mewannabe1
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked into the back of an industrial building is this gem that has many things to boast about - incredible beer menu; very friendly service; locally-sourced ingredients; superb atmosphere; and not pricey. Look forward to returning....

Thank Don C
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474 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun casual bar/pub with an attached theater that does funkier movies and simulcasts of opera, etc. The food is modern fusion and well made with good portions, except for my $25 lobster roll which was fresh and tasty, but half the size of ones I can get in Maine and was listed in their special for the... More 

Thank tremm298
Albany, New York
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old mill houses a variety of shops and activities. The Frontier Cafe complements that with a variety of dishes and cuisines. A meal by the large windows is charming. The menu offers options for all eaters. The food is good and at times excellent and the service warm and friendly.

Thank lupaglupa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frontier creates a great venue for people to connect around varied interests. Food is quite good and the atmosphere is excellent.

Thank Usha R
Palo Alto, California
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Frontier is in the back of an old mill building - you have to walk a bit and follow the signs to find the place, but it was certainly worth it. The menu features a lot of foods that are gluten free and have interesting preparations. The ambience was not too formal, considering the quality of the food. The... More 

Thank Colleen D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late to Freeport....needed to eat some light fare...recommended by our Air B&B hosts...shared the sliders--add pepper jack cheese--tasty!!! Also shared the Middle Eastern plate--the falafel were probably frozen but the rest was fresh. A gin and tonic and a glass of wine were typical. Smooth vegan chocolate mouse was surprisingly delicious. Our server, Jennifer provided very good service and... More 

Thank RhodeIsland-DinaS
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can do much much better in Brunswick. On a Friday, with the restaurant less than half full, it took 90 minutes to bring us our dinner. We waited 20 for the server to take our order, and the never saw her again for refills. The food was average - no better than a TGI Fridays. Would not return here.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 207-725-5222

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