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Irving Big Stop

American, Diner
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267 North St, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
(207) 532-2948
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dirty tables, short staffed and not the best food. Very disorganized the sign said wait to be seated but no one came finally the waitress said seat yourself it was difficult to find a clean table. The Food was bland and not cheap given the type of restaurant it is.

Thank Lisa K
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best truck stops, in the last year this place has drastically changed. The food isn't made from scratch like before, the portions are smaller,and all the long term waitresses seem to be gone. I use to love coming here every summer, you would see the same staff, and they were super friendly, now it feels... More 

Thank James M
New Sweden, Maine
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was okay but had little seasoning. The service was okay too. We will probably keep driving next time because they're better options.

Thank Spruce92
New Glasgow, Canada
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be our go to spot on our way from Nova Scotia to Bangor. Two years ago when we stopped, we were quite disappointed, but decided to try again this year. That was a mistake. We arrived around 10:30 am, it was not too busy. We waited for almost ten minutes to get menus, and then another 20... More 

Thank capernan
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The fish and chips was great and the turkey dinner was very good. The waitress was very attentive . Definitely a great place to eat.

Thank canucksbelleville
Hunt Valley
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and were very pleased with the food and service. Our server, Stacey, was friendly and brought our drinks out right away. We shared an omelet and she made sure that we had an extra plate without us asking. She also fave us a senior discount on our bill. Highly recommend!

Thank Cgeck
Newfoundland, Canada
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We went to this restaurant for dinner one evening and was very pleasantly surprised by the restaurant. We have eaten at many Irving restaurants over the years and this has to be one of the best. Our server was cheerful and efficient. The food was fresh, hot and tasty.

Thank Joan H
Edmundston, Canada
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This a typical truck stop with good food. They are still primitive in their services for young families as there are no facilities for changing diaper in the men's room.

Thank James C
Fredericton, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Had not been there in a long time but promise to go more often. Enjoyed my meal and the service was great.

Thank bertfirlotte
New Brunswick, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I love eating breakfast at this restaurant and recently had lunch there. I was disappointed with the pie though.

Thank Edshoney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 267 North St, Houlton, ME 04730-3545
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Houlton
  • Phone Number: (207) 532-2948

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