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“Awesome ambiance & atmosphere. Slightly slow service.”

Fish Bones American Grill
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Ranked #3 of 105 Restaurants in Lewiston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main Street/ Rte 202
Description: Fish Bones American Grill offers casual upscale dining in downtown Lewiston, Maine. This modern dining destination is located in the renovated Bates Mill No. 6 building on Lincoln St. and conveniently serves Lewiston, Auburn and the central Maine community. Join us for lunch or dinner and see why people are calling us one of the best restaurants in the greater Lewiston/Auburn area. So why not give us a try and "Come get Hooked" !!!
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Awesome ambiance & atmosphere. Slightly slow service.”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

I visited Fish Bone American Grill for lunch on a week day; I was part of a small party in the private party room behind the bar. The decor and ambiance of this restaurant is warm and welcoming, and successfully incorporates elements of its mill factory history and tradition.

While our server was friendly, the service itself was slow. The timing of bringing the food to our table was staggered. As a result, many of us spent a great deal of time watching our food while we waited for everyone else to get their food. Plus, there was an error with the order - they were short one entree, and the guest had to wait much later for her food.

The food, though was very tasty. I got the lobster roll special - large chunks of delicious lobster with a tasty butter brioche roll. It was accompanied by well-seasoned fries The cost was about $16. We also tried the blueberry creme brûlée for desert; it is as sumptuous as it sounds.

  • Visited June 2014
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Gorham, Maine
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Very nice seafood”
Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We recently had dinner at Fish Bones. It was 2 couples celebrating our son's birthday. It was the first time for all of us. The place was very busy, as it was Bates graduation weekend, but we had a reservation and were seated promptly. There is a parking lot right out front, which is nice. Service was attentive but not rushed. Drinks from the bar were good and tasty, but a bit weak. For starters, I had lobster bisque and the others shared fried calamari. My bisque was delicious. Reportedly the calamari was the best ever tasted. I got the haddock with mashed red potatoes. The haddock was a bit dry, and my potatoes were not mashed. However my wife prefers her potatoes roasted, so we swapped. She got Land and Sea. The steak, scallops and shrimp were cooked perfectly. My son and his fiancé each ordered the tuna steak. She ordered hers medium and he ordered his medium rare. He wished he would have gone for medium, as his fish was cold in the center. For desert we ordered creme brûlée and a strawberry rhubarb tart. Those dishes were so clean you would have think we had licked them. All and all a very nice place. We will go back again.

Visited May 2014
1 Thank cornbread35
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious food”
Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

During our 2 week holiday coming from England, we came to Fish Bones. Enjoy it so much we visited around 3 times! No faults at all, food was tasty with a wide range and staff were welcoming and jolly. Thanks Fish Bones for making our holiday delicious!!!

1 Thank Amelia112
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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed April 10, 2014

My husband and I were very impressed with the quality of our meal at Fish Bones. The fish and seafood were perfectly cooked and delicious. A friendly, casual, unpretentious place that serves wonderful food.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Back-in-Bklyn
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Lewiston, Maine, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Cozy & Comfortable Post-work Cocktails”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

Very comfortable atmosphere, ideal for cocktails and light hors d'oevres after a long work day. Also excellent for a more formal dinner.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank LewistonNative
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