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The Brunswick Tavern

3.7
191 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Casual (4)
  • Bar Seating (3)
  • Comfort Food (3)
The Brunswick Tavern beckons guests and local residents with its convivial atmosphere, generous beverage menu of wines, regional beers and signature cocktails and an ever-changing dining menu of traditional New England favorites prepared with the freshest local ingredients.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Tavern also offers al fresco dining in season on the adjoining patio and covered porch. And join us for a la carte brunch every Saturday and Sunday.
Chef David Pendexter's menus change frequently to feature the best of Maine's seasons on land and from the sea.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:30am
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lunch: Every Day 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Every Evening 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(207) 837-6565
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Pendexter
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Maine St.
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Public transit
Brunswick Station is steps away with services from Amtrak Downeaster, Maine Eastern Railroad (seasonal) and Concord coach lines.
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Entertainment
Live Music on the patio featuring a range of Jazz, Contemporary Pop, Acoustic guitar, etc.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Join us at Brunswick Inn and Tavern for Chef David's Special Valentine's Day three course prix fixe menu for $52 per person featuring shared starters, espresso crusted prime rib, & local rainbow trout. Make your Valentine's Day one to remember this year.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 191 People Are Saying
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3.7
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3.5
food
4.1
service
3.7
ambience
3.2
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74% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Dadnil (New England)
5.0
Dined on January 2, 2018

The food was fantastic, the waitress was very friendly and helpful. It was an enjoyable evening celebrating our anniversary.

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KimPS (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

This is the third Christmas in a row my husband and I have had dinner here. We go back every year and are never disappointed. It is a lovely place, always clean, always friendly staff, and the food is great. I am already looking forward to going again next Christmas.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0
Dined on December 10, 2017

This was our first night at the Brunswick Inn and Tavern. We’d seen mixed reviews, but thought we’d give it a try. I ordered the seafood risotto. It was completely cold when it first came out. The sever. was very apologetic and brought it back to be heated up...cold again..,she brought it back a third time and it was finally warm. They put a cold sauce on top of the risotto, which really doesn’t make sense for a dish that’s supposed to be hot. Our server was very attentive and polite about the whole thing, and ended up comping us for two glasses of wine. I’m not sure that we’ll return though. It was over $100 for two, and we expect more than cold, somewhat bland food for that price.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 8, 2017

I highly recommend this place. The food is excellent and haven’t had a better dinner anywhere else in the area. Service is excellent as well. 5 stars!

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OpenTable Diner (Montreal)
4.0
Dined on December 7, 2017

My wife and I met another couple for supper and ate there for the first time. The food was good and the staff was also good. We would go back.

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PinkLady (New England)
2.0
Dined on December 2, 2017

We had a 5:30 reservation but were not served until 6:20. Restaurant was very busy but there was a Bowdoin hockey game that night versus Colby - an old rivalry. The staff were not informed about it and made little effort to get us out on time. The wait staff was fine but the kitchen must have been backed up. Poor planning on their part. Food was OK but we had to eat so fast to get to arena that it was not a pleasant meal.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

When we booked the hotel for Thanksgiving, tofurky roast was on the menu for Tday so we booked the room because of this. When we looked at the menu that Tday, there was no vegan main entree, instead they offered some kind of vegetable dish but I was not sure if the sauce had diary in it. I eat Plant Based and my partner does not, so this was important to both of us that we could have a Thanksgiving meal that we both could enjoy.

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ronandchuck (New England)
4.0
Dined on November 23, 2017

3 of us did the Thanksgiving buffet which had ample choices and was fairly priced given that it was a holiday. Main choices of turkey, ham and baked fish, with all of the usual turkey-day accompaniments all were ok. Glad i saved room for apple pie, which was the highlight of the meal. I've dined here before and enjoyed the table service (this was a self-serve buffet for the holiday) and the slower pace and less-busy atmosphere. But all in all, the staff did a fine job keeping everyone fed!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on November 22, 2017

Though there were few diners and that made us concerned that the food might not be great, it was delicious! The service was prompt and efficient, the presentation attractive. It was quiet. The decor modern and simple. Overall, an excellent dining experience!

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Brucec (New England)
3.0
Dined on November 4, 2017

The Brunswick Tavern is very noisey, especially with Friday night and Sunday brunch live music. The wait staff are terific and always helpful and quick. The food is standard tavern/hotel fair. Hambergers, seafood risotto, pancakes and eggs. This is a small restaurant with some bar seating that uses local ingredients.

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