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Oak Street Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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3 Oak St, Alfred, ME 04002-3453
+1 207-324-9700
Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner James takes great pride in this restaurant and is always there to greet you! Wonderful restaurant with great food, we have never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is nice and we think it is the best restaurant in the area.

Thank Ellen S
Shapleigh, Maine
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356 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an average place for dinner some meals are pretty good and most are average. They make very good drinks and have dinner specials that seem better than average.

Thank MEShapleigh
Hampden, Maine
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our family weekend was begging for a dinner out but we were leery of a Portland (ME) restaurant on a holiday Friday night. A quick search turned up Oak Street Bistro just a short ride away. What a gem! Serene, friendly, calm atmosphere with the piano in the background. Attentive waitress made our visit great! Too many favorites on the... More 

Thank LoriMatt22
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I were going to go to our normal Sunday spot, but they happened to be closed.. We ended up here on a whim, but we were glad we did. The food was good, they made a meal for my daughter that was reasonably priced, and they gave us some complimentary pastries that were absolutely amazing. The staff... More 

Thank MainiacGirl
Sanford, Maine
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I go to the Bristo as often as possible. We also go Sunday brunch. We both love the food and atosphere. Our favorite is the muscles, we compare this dish with any other muscle dish and so far our favorite. The staff is attentive and welcoming. We especially like the bar on weekends the music pair is... More 

Thank Denise P
Sanford, Maine
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nice breakfast, all was good. We had the eggs benedict with home fries and an egg white veggie omelette, all was excellent and atmosphere was 5 star!!!

Thank karegen123
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Beautiful place, nice people and great food. I was just there for a late breakfast, but next I'm in Maine will be there for more!

Thank BeachL0ver60
Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I have been camping in this area for 8 years now and always pass by this place. Finally this weekend we went in for dinner. It looks like a little place from the outside but when you walk in it is big but inviting. The lighting is warm, they have local artists wares on display for sale... More 

Thank Andrea S
Peabody, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were on the verge of taking each other's heads off from hunger so we decided to stop in at Oak Street Bistro on our weekly trek to our place by the bog. Our crankiness disappeared once being seated and treated to a fantastic meal. The owner genuinely cares for guest comfort and seems to know we need a quiet... More 

Thank roneriffic
Ogunquit, Maine
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Drove from Ogunquit Maine to dinner at Oak Street Bistro. My hubby and I wanted steak for dinner, the special was a 75 day wet aged 20 ounce rib eye...outstanding! The bartender Matt was great, the bread was served warm with butter, the steak was served with choice of potato, we ordered baked and asparagus was the vegetable. Will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Oak St, Alfred, ME 04002-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-9700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?