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“Fantastic Everything!”
Review of J R Maxwell & Co.

J R Maxwell & Co.
Ranked #6 of 50 Restaurants in Bath
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Augusta, Maine
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Everything!”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

great food and awesome atmosphere! the beer battered chicken finger meal is great and home-made cheese sticks are an amazing appetizer! My wife has had the seafood alfredo and that she says is soo good!!! we will always return to maxwells for another meal! never dissapointed!

  • Visited July 2013
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Annapolis, Maryland
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good food and nice atmosphere”
Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We were driving to the airport and used the Trip Advisor app to find a good place to eat along the way. We passed several places along the way with recent poor reviews. This place was easy to get to in the heart of historic Bath. The staff was very friendly and the menu selections were amazing. There were so many options to choose. The Captain's Salad was amazing; the balsamic was homemade and okay. The Clam Chowder was amazing and bad a kick. The Lobster Melt was simply yummy. Service was good. We did have to ask twice for our drink, but not a big deal. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. Definitely worth the visit and we will stop again on our next visit back to the area.

  • Visited September 2013
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Amherst, NH
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Don't miss Maxwell's”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

If you take a trip to Bath, don't miss a dinner at J R Maxwell & Co on Front Street. In particular, I recommend the clam chowder and dishes with Hadock.

Char

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank CharlotteAmherst_NH
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Wallingford, CT
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent food, good service”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stopped in after shopping on Front Street. The decor is not particularly impressive: dark wood, brick walls. The service was fairly prompt and very friendly. The entrees were both very good. My wife had the filet mignon, which was done almost perfectly (sadly, not as common an occurance as one might wish). She was also pleased with the blueberry pie, while I somehow managed to get through the delicious and very generous sized Indian Pudding. The price was very reasonable, considering the filet mignon and the drink special my wife ordered. While we might try other places if we go back to Bath, we can definitely recommend it.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank BruceWallingford_CT
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Average food at decent prices”
Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

We go to Maxwells 7-8 times per year. The food is pretty good. We went for summer dinner as we were in the mood for an easy seafood dinner. My husband got is favorite amaretto haddock which again was good. I ordered the shrimp and lobster casserole. It had way too much breading and was very dry but the flavor was ok. The entrees are well priced and come with 2 sides. This place needs to be more consistent, some food is very good, while some is less than average.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Karson95
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