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18 Below Raw Bar

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18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
+1 207-861-4454
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with amazing food. Loved the oysters. Service was friendly. Nice variety and gluten free options.

Thank mojitodeb
Reviewed May 2, 2018

I wish I had discovered this place a long time ago. Appearances can be deceiving, it is tucked away downstairs at 18 Silver Street (18 Below). Once inside, it is cozy and comfortable. We ate at the bar, the bartender was friendly and provided great...More

Thank nucenturion
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Impeccable service. I had a hard time choosing between lamb, paella, and seafood. Had an Excellent wine from Paso Robles, CA. Just enough atmosphere to feel it was a special occasion while not to formal or stuffy.

Thank George P
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Overnight in Waterville on business and looking for a good meal..........and we found this little place based on reviews from tripadvisor. Wow, what a great little spot. We arrived later in the evening and were two of maybe, 15-20 total customers in the lounge and...More

1  Thank patriotfan
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

I love lamp chops and the lamb chops I had at 18 below tonight’s ago were absolutely superb! They were for double rack of lamb chops perfectly cooked sumptuous and fantastic. My son had this super Duper fish thing in a carved out pineapple. The...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The food and service here is amazing. There were four of us and we each had something different. Salmon, lamb, cod, and scollops. The presentation of the food was wonderful and all four of the dishes were prepared to perfection. My cod dinner might just...More

1  Thank Marty T
Reviewed February 11, 2018

I am a lactose-vegetarian and had a good meal here, with excellent service. I would rate this place a 3.5, overall. One problem is that there is very little parking available, even at an early hour, for a restaurant of this size. The restaurant is...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed January 28, 2018

18 Below offered oysters just harvested from a bay not more than 50 miles from Waterville. The freshness was absolutely incredible as was the briny flavor. They were the very best raw oysters I have ever eaten. They were so delectable I had a second...More

1  Thank emistruth
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Amazing food! It was a little loud, I do have to say that, tough to have conversation, but all the meals were excellent! I had the duck, but I will say that my sister had the best meal of all with the lobster cake with...More

Thank mmalinowski
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible meal ... my partner had lobster cutlet, myself, the seafood trio. Both, oh so very tasty... and very well plated.

Thank Tim F
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from mmalinowski | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I would agree with the 2 previous answers. I did not specifically look for gluten free as I don't have that issue, so I didn't really look closely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4454
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