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Grand Central Cafe

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10 Railroad Square, Waterville, ME 04901-6133
+1 207-872-9135
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us enjoyed two great pizzas. Super table service highlighted the visit. We had egg plant pizza. Thin crust , flavorful and very delicious. The beer was great too. Nice IPA. Will be back.

Thank sadler8613
Fairfield, Maine
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eclectic décor. Fabulous brick oven pizza. Attentive service. Located in Railroad Square Plaza with plenty of parking. Not chain pizza. Best pizza in Waterville.

Thank Warren H
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love pizza and I love the brick oven pizza at Grand Central Cafe best of all. I miss the all-you-can-eat buffet. I probably ate it out of existence.

Thank David R
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Every time I go to the Railroad Square Indie Cinema, I first have to have the Greek (Athena) Pizza at Grand Central Cafe. This cozy cafe's atmosphere has a hip, fun vibe that makes me feel like I am in a bigger city. Decorated in eclectic modern art, I look forward to viewing an Independent film by relaxing here first,... More 

Thank MESirius1
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

The pizza here is awesome. The staff is extremely accommodating when it comes to a group asking for yet another dish of bread and dipping sauce! Other dishes are equally as good including the quesadillas.

Thank Marty T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We had lunch there twice. The service was excellent and the food was fresh and delicious. The outdoor dining area is a bonus on a nice day.

Thank Marcy O
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Grand Central Cafe is, hands down, our favorite pizza place in the greater Waterville area. We used to frequent it often before we moved out of state, and now it is one of our first stops when we go back to Waterville for visits. Exceptional brick oven pizza. My personal favorite is the Dammit Janet pizza, and my husband always... More 

Thank Amanda S
Fairfield, Maine
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We love the pizza here. Doesn't matter what we get, its always fantastic. The only downside is that the service is always slow.

Thank porkslapgirl
Norridgewock, Maine
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

The pizza and wrap we had were excellent. I like the casual atmosphere and a real wood fired brick oven. The major drawback we had was all their window air conditioners were on high blowing cold air everywhere. People were going back to their cars to get their jackets. We would hesitate to eat there again because of the cold.... More 

Thank Dennis B
Julia S, Server at Grand Central Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Dennis, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you were chilly during your dining experience. Please keep in mind that we cook with an open brick oven that had been lit since 9 am. Without those ACs going, combined with the warmer temperatures outdoors, the temperature in the cafe quickly rises to 80+. Our patio is open though... More 

Waterville, Maine
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Excellent ingredients, cool creations, kitschy atmosphere, it's just plain delicious. For pizzas I highly recommend the caveman and the buffalo chicken. Once in a while they make carrot cake, snag a piece if you can!

Thank silliredhead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Railroad Square, Waterville, ME 04901-6133
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-872-9135
Grand Central Cafe offers something for everyone from a brick oven! We specialize in artisan pizza, but also offer soup, salads, sandwiches, quesadillas and much more. Reservations are accepted Monday through Thursday. We offer take out and are very family friendly. We hope to see you soon!

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