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About Coast Bar + Bistro

Coast Bar + Bistro serves elevated versions of classic comfort foods. The bistro offers a range of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, our signature pizzas and delicious entrees. We are open every day at 11:30am.

Menus at Coast Bar + Bistro change throughout the year as we feature high quality regional offerings from land and sea. The farmers and fishermen of Maine produce exceptional cheeses, organic meats, local produce and of course, some of the world's best seafood. Our culinary team takes advantage of these offerings in the creation of every dish. Alongside an inventive yet familiar menu, our guests enjoy some of the region's finest micro-brewed beers, hand picked wines, and Brunswick's largest selection of cocktails.

We will slowly release new specials and menus so be sure to like our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/thedanielhotel) and visit our website (www.thedanielhotel.com/restaurant/coast-bar-and-bistro).

10 Water St.
Brunswick, ME 04011
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:


Dinner:

Sunday - Wednesday: 11:30am - 9:00pm

Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 10:00pm


Cross Street:
Federal St. and Mason St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(207) 373-9299

Website:
http://www.thedanielhotel.com/coastbarbistro

Entertainment:
Live music every Thursday from 6pm-9pm and Friday from 7pm-10pm.

Parking Details:
Parking is located in the rear of the building.

Private Party Facilities:
The Daniel is the perfect location for your next event or social gathering.
Our facilities allow us to provide you distinctive menus from our on-site restaurant, Coast Bar + Bistro and all of the services and amenities to ensure your event is simply perfect!

Private Party Contact:
Carol Nibarger: (207) 373-1824

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wine

Coast Bar + Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

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3.9

service

4.0

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined on July 9, 2017

Busy, seasonal, pricey bar scene. Waitress overworked yet was very hospitable. Food very good but a bit over priced.
A bit noisy for conversation with visiting family. Opted for bar seats for open access to deck although this too was quite loud.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Best pizza in Brunswick!

1 person found this review helpful.
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 (New England)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We went for Easter brunch, I emailed the restaurant with the same info in this review but didn't hear back. The Easter special was a buffet, food was lukewarm, had to ask them to refill 3 different foods on buffet. Menu was ham, lamb and fixings. Nothing too notable but was $43 a person. Outrageous!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Valentine's Day

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on January 15, 2017

I loved the warm inviting atmosphere. The service was a bit slow and quirky but the food and drinks were worth the wait.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on January 11, 2017

14 ladies enjoyed our monthly "Dinner Out."
The pizzas won 1st place. The fish sandwich was 2nd. Salads were huge, you can order a side salad and be full!! Atmosphere allows a large group at the back wall, yet in view of the great fireplace.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating
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 (Austin)·Dined on January 6, 2017

We were a foursome. Our food experiences were a mixed bag. The calamari was very good...crispy and served in a unique way. Two said the lobster pasta was very tasty though the portions were rather small. Burger was fine. The The pan seared scallops were over done and very small. The cream of asparagus soup tasted good with the addition of salt but had tons of apparatus "threads" in it that made it very unpleasant. But overall the service was very good, the live music was great and we'll be back. I've had the flatbread in the past and that was very good.

Tags: Fun, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Food was good although New Years menu was unimpressive. Service was terrible! We waited 20 minutes for anyone to even bring us water and then had to ask the hostess to see if they could locate our waitress. The manager came over and apologized and took our drink orders but it was 10 more minutes before those arrived. We waited another 30 minutes for an appetizer of 2 scallops (they didn't mention was not enough for 2 people) then another 40 minutes for our meal. Coffee afterwards was served stone cold... we didn't even attempt dessert.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2016

We had a lovely birthday dinner here Dec. 10. We were fortunate to have a table by the beautiful fireplace, really nice on a cold night in Maine. We were seated immediately; the service was friendly and the bar was quiet at 6 pm when we arrived, and it remained so when we left at about 7:30 pm. The wood grilled pizza was wonderful; the prime rib excellent, as were the salads and the chocolate creme brûlée. Nice wine and beer list as well and cocktails.
Will definitely return.

Tags: Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Casual, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2016

Very inviting bar and bistro, beautiful fireplace. Our server, Kim was outstanding, she was very busy yet never rushed us. We had a nice meal and relaxing evening in the bistro.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 21, 2016

It was great! I love the Daniel and have had several get togethers there..I'd like to book a holiday get together in the function room.. I will be contacting you soon about this.

Tags: Healthy, Fun, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2016

This was our first venture to the restaurant. It was a recommendation from someone we work with. We went for dinner, but I am sure that lunch would be good as well. The menu is small, but there were several very delicious-sounding appetizers that we considered. We ordered two that were really good. We both enjoyed our entree choice as well. We would definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on July 28, 2016

Good food, lots of waiting. The place was completely overwhelmed and it was only half full. Servers were in experienced and did not know how to keep up. Good music playing but the noise from the bar made it hard to hear. I had the mussels, which were tasty, the mushroom flat bread was more bread than mushrooms. My wife had the lobster pasta and whole the lobster was good, the pasta had sat too long under the heat lamp and was glued together. We are new to the area and will certainly explore other venues. Very disappointing, but I should have listened to other reviewers who had the same experience.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 25, 2016

Being in Maine I thought the crab cakes would be good as their website implied using local ingredients. The crab cakes were mostly bread crumbs and tasted like the ones you find frozen in the supermarket - awful. I had the lobster pasta for an entree and the sauce was good but the lobster meat rather tough. Given the quality of the food I skipped on dessert.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 22, 2016

Best tid-bits menu. Lobster rangoons and Deviled Eggs! They make great cocktails...definitely try the jalapeno margarita! Best steak I have ever tried, which my husband enjoyed thoroughly. We went for a friend's after-wedding-party and the bartender's were amazing as well. very attentive and served awesome homemade seasoned popcorn.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on July 6, 2016

We were celebrating out 25th wedding anniversary...I had requested champagne on ice. and when we arrived, it was ready. We were pleased with the big comfy chairs in a private location. (wish you did NOT have tv screens tho...guess it's a sign of the times??!)....we were VERY surprised in receiving a complimentary serving of chocolate dipped strawberries & real whipped cream to go with our champagne. Our waitress was outstanding, friendly...sincere..We LOVE the Daniel and this restaurant....I dont' understand why more people don't frequent this wonderful restaurant...it's the NICEST in the Bath/Brunswick/Topsham area hands down!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Waitress did not tell us specials.
The last time we went waitress forgot to give us bread we ordered.

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 (London)·Dined on April 29, 2016

Lovely food beef ribs were divine.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 27, 2016

The food was very good. We had prime rib which was cooked just right. Only downer was the noise especially near the bar.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2015

Stumbled upon this gem on a trip up from Boston. Received some of the best hands-on service from Darian! She was amazing and so hospitable! Can't wait to visit again!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 16, 2015

We have eaten at Coast before and been very pleased with the food and service. This time the food was a disappointment. Teriyaki pork ribs were overdone and chewy and the 'spicy soy glaze' was very sour---none of the sweet counterpart one expects from teriyaki. Salmon skewers were good, but the 'warm fingerling potato salad' consisted of undercooked rounds of potato and very little dressing. The kale salad was fine. Creme brulee was runny. The service was friendly but the server was busy, and had to be prompted.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 28, 2015

Ambiance a bit bland, but polite and warm service. All dishes were quite tasty and well-presented.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on May 10, 2015

First time, didn't know what to expect..went on a whim, Everything was above average expect for the WAIT, we waited 40 minutes after we ordered before our food finally arrived and the place was half full, the food was great...the we waited AGAIN to get our Bill and I had to get the attention of a staffer walking by so I could pay the Bill. I'll give them one more chance, I hope I caught them on a bad nite.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 31, 2015

The restaurant is small, separated from the bar area by a large see through fireplace. We were there on a very cold night so the atmosphere was just what we needed, warm and cozy. The service was very good, very friendly. This is a nice place to have dinner in a Brunswick.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2014

Nice location, slow service, poorly executed meal prep. Has gone way downhill from prior visits. Won't be going back again.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 19, 2014

We go here often. Food is consistently good. Wait staff is very courteous and attentive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 25, 2014

We received excellent service throughout the whole evening. The food was very well presented and tasted just as it should
The music entertainment was very nice for a Thursday evening.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 9, 2014

This was our first dinner at Coast Bar + Bistro. We were guests at the hotel, and chose to eat there before the theatre. My husband loved the special mussel dish (a starter) cooked with lime. Usually he prefers mussels cooked the traditional way (i.e., wine, garlic, oil/butter). My Ceasar salad was one of the best I've had. The wait staff was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on July 27, 2014

From the outside, one would not be enamored, especially with waterview restaurants nearby. But the food, service and overall atmosphere was positively outstanding. Don't miss it!!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 25, 2014

FOOD WAS EXCELLENT, SERVICE WAS GOOD. Staff was very accommodating to correct a couple of glitches.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 20, 2013

Food was very well prepared and presented. Service was not rushed yet attentive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 13, 2013

My husband, teenage daughter and I had a lovely meal here on a quiet, cold Friday night. Our server was friendly and helpful. Our 3 entrees were perfectly prepared and very tasty indeed. And the kale chips starter is terrific. The chef even gave me a tip about how I could make them at home, as mine are never as crispy or green.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2013

Four of us went out for a special dinner. Menu was quite limited, so three ended up ordering hamburgers and sweet potato fries for the "special" dinner. Burgers and fries were fine, but that's hard to screw up. One ordered the Duck Two Ways entree. One way was confit, and was mostly over-done onions and other ingredients and not much duck. The other way was sliced (loin?), and even though cooked medium was tough and flavorless. Three carrots accompanied the duck. Nothing else. When we got there, we were just about the only ones in the restaurant. Despite that, the arrival of drinks and other service was slow. The only upside was that the selection of wines by the glass was pretty decent, as were the choices for single malt scotch.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2013

off the beaten track but not far from downtown brunswick. i'd perceived it as fancier/pricier than it actually is. with bottle of wine, 2 soups, an appetizer, and 2 steaks, the bill before tip was ~$100 - pretty reasonable.

highlight was n.e. clam chowder - quite good, better than average. mussels were good, but came w/o the sausage the menu said it came w/. steaks were a let down. cooked accurately according to our desired doneness with nice char but were a tad dry and came w/ no sauce! if they add a nice red wine or béarnaise sauce, they'd be great.

funny complication - some one had taken our reservation (as in, used my first name and took our table). no matter - it's spacious and on a sunday night there were plenty of empty tables.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2013

Nice layout, with the pub on one side of a chimney wall with a fireplace in the center and the main restaurant on the other. Music Friday and Saturday nights - good singer the night we were there, enjoyable but not so loud that it interfered with conversation. Good beer on tap, including some excellent locals. Very good food, pleasant and attentive service. Easy to get to once you know where to go, easy walk from Maine Street. Will definitely eat there again.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2013

Hadn't been here for many years and decided to try it for dinner before a MSMT Performance. We were pleasantly surprised by the lovely menu and had a very enjoyable dining experience. Service & food was perfect! I had a Caesar salad and the seafood scampi and LOVED it. My husband also had a Caesar salad with the scallops for dinner and he was very pleased with his meal as well! We have been disappointed with other Brunswick restaurants lately so are so happy to have rediscovered No 10 Water! We will go back soon!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on July 19, 2013

Located in the beautiful historic Daniel Stone Inn, this restaurant has potential. The ambience was great - service certainly adequate but food somewhat disappointing. Seafood scampi was bland and overpriced for what it was. Burger was average - better than fast food, but not as good as homemade. Air conditioning was working very poorly - we sweltered througout our meal. Won't likely be back

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on June 20, 2013

We were a group of 8 having dinner before a play in Brunswick. We all had appetizers, entrees, and most had dessert. We all enjoyed our meals and got to the play on time. THe wait staff was notable. They knew the menu and were very courteous about interrupting conversations while maintaining a time schedule. We have 3 more plays to go to in Brunswick this summer as a group. I think we will return to No. 10 Water at least one more time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on May 18, 2013

We were only in Brunswick for the day and chose this restaurant because it was on Open Table. The Inn is charming and the restaurant is well appointed, but the food needs some work. While the clam chowder appetizer was good, the two entrees that we ordered were not so good. The seafood stuffed trout was particularly sad. I hope there are other items on the menu that are better.

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 (New England)·Dined on May 11, 2013

This was my second visit after a number
of years. The first visit was memorable
bevause of the great food. Something
changed since then. This time the food
Was not nearly as good. In particular
the vegetables were soggy. The first time
the place was packed. This time nobody
was there in spite of having live
entertainment.

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