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Swig N' Smelt Pub - CLOSED

976 Saddleback Rd, Rangeley, ME 04970-6400
+1 207-864-5671
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Nov 16, 2015
“I just came for a drink!”
Sep 28, 2015
“ nice addition to chucktown BBQ scene. ”
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
976 Saddleback Rd, Rangeley, ME 04970-6400
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

I promise to eat and review food on my next visit. But I saw this place and had an urge for a cold beer on tap. "What a great idea", my friend said, knowing I was buying. Stella on tap has got to be the...More

Thank Raymojay
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

What we loved: Beer selection, nice mix of local, semi local crafts at reasonable prices. All the meats, especially the smoked wings and the pulled pork. Nice selection of homemade sauces. The mac n cheese was great and so were the baked beans (beans and...More

Thank travelwizard72
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Our table tried the special- roast o jus, chicken Parmesan with marinara pasta, hamburger dish and chicken pot pie. Everything was very good. We even substituted the pasta with Caesar salad without problems for a carb-free meal.

Thank Sweethome71
Reviewed March 17, 2015

A typical ski resort pub and grill. While the location is outstanding for its views, and while the facility is warm and inviting, the price of a meal is perhaps the highest we have ever paid for pub dining. Food is good but not for...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed March 11, 2015

Good burgers, very good chicken wings and onion rings! Sweet potato fries were not the best I've had, not super hot or crispy, but decent. The duck fat fries with truffle ketchup were very good as well. They were out of a few beers we...More

Thank Mo V
Reviewed January 26, 2015

Fireside dining is a new dining choice at Saddleback for Friday and Saturday nights. We dined on two Saturday nights. We definitely will choose this again. The food was delicious and the service was excellent and is a nice change from the pub style food...More

Thank steinjj
Reviewed January 3, 2015

The good: It's a big place with plenty of seating, our waitress was super-friendly, and if you happen to be at Saddleback it's the only restaurant for miles. The not-so-good: The food was average at best and the prices are a little high given that...More

Thank MaineScott
C_Farmer_SB, General Manager at Swig N' Smelt Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2015

Thank you for your post and concerns. Our chef will be reviewing your comments and we hope you give us another try in the future.

Reviewed January 3, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night during ski season. The place was pretty empty. Not much in the way of ambiance. Service was okay. The food was disappointing in quality and preparation, and the portion sizes were strangely small. The selection of beers was...More

Thank CourtneyMD
C_Farmer_SB, General Manager at Swig N' Smelt Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2015

Sorry that your won't be back. The online menu at your suggestion has been updated. Feel free to email us specifically as to your concerns about portion sizes. info@saddlebackmaine.com

Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a seasonal operation that is often undertsaffed during peak apres ski hours.. often staffed by rookies trying to figure out an over loaded rush hour.. great on a midweek powder day to throw back some hero beers and tell stories of epic powder...More

Thank Todd P
C_Farmer_SB, General Manager at Swig N' Smelt Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2015

Thank you for your posting. This year we have a new team in the Pub and expect things to go much smoother by placing additional staff during busier times at the resort. Hope to see you at the mountain

Reviewed March 27, 2014

Food was standard pub fare with several micro brews to sample. The chef made the wings hot and my husband really appreciated that!

Thank sharm15
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 976 Saddleback Rd, Rangeley, ME 04970-6400
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Rangeley
  • Phone Number: +1 207-864-5671
Description
The Swig'n Smelt is located on the top floor of the Saddleback Ski Area Base Lodge. Open 7 days a week from the end of December thru March and then weekends in April. Live music every Saturday Night and daily during vacation weeks
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