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“Worth every penny!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fresh & Co.

Fresh & Co.
Ranked #1 of 47 Restaurants in Camden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A relative newcomer to Camden's waterfront dining scene, Fresh serves innovative interpretations of classic coastal New England dishes inspired by the rich culinary traditions of the Mediterranean region. Self-described as one part neighborhood cafe, one part elegant bistro & bar, Fresh is designed around an open kitchen, where Head Chef Steve Steeves, and his Sous Chef Kyle Ruger, can be seen busily toiling over open flames preparing mouth watering and deeply satisfying dishes.Fresh works with local farmers, growers and purveyors to source products with integrity, flavor and soul, and incorporate seasonal offerings into their menus nightly. The result is food that is honest, straightforward and pays homage to the bounty of the local region of Maine we are so privileged to call home. Using ingredients in their peak and preparing them minimally and with respect allows Fresh to capture the essence of the season and bring it straight to your table.The Fresh experience is about more that just the food. A sincere effort to educate our staff on all aspects of food and wine culture is the basis for our service philosophy. The welcoming staff at Fresh goes to great lengths to make diners feel at ease, comfortable and well taken care of. Warm hues, soft lighting and an unexpected quirkiness encourage guests to settle in, get comfortable, and have a great time.
Montreal
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247 reviews
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“Worth every penny!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

We originally only ate there, because we couldn't make up our minds and just "went with it". Glad we did! It's not on the waterfront, has no parking, but you can always find (2hr) parking on any street nearby.
It was pretty full when we arrived, without reservation, but a spot was found for us and we ended up with a totally wonderful meal. My ribs were to die for :). Our waitress was very efficient, knowledgeable and overall service was good considering the amount of patrons.
Would definitely recommend this restaurant and go back when in the area.

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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great lunch spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

really good food and excellent service. we sat outside and i had the mussels. they were great. a huge portion and i had to sop up all the broth with the wonderful bread that came with it.

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Thank SDWLBK
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fresh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

This place isn't on the water, which means we might not have considered eating there but we were in a rush so we were going to buy sandwiches to go from their bakery. While outside the main restaurant, the food looked so good that we changed our plans and ate here. I had the lobster soup and it was seasoned perfectly with paprika and the lobster was perfectly cooked. My husband had the fish and chips. While it was an Americanized version, it was very tasty. I dont think you could go wrong with the food here.

Visited July 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

Just like the name, Fresh is just that. Went in just because we were close and ending up loving it. If you go try the lobster ravioli--delicious. Everything else we had was fabulous as well. If you are in Camden, be sure to check it out.

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Thank CML111
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New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Perfect lunch spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Our food was delicious and service was friendly and prompt. Had one of the best lobster rolls i have ever had. Very good experience!

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