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Riverfront Barbeque

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300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
+1 207-622-8899
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to go here regularly, now only occasionally, food and drinks are good. The Gin Mill upstairs is the best part, the whole idea of bringing alive the speak easy that once was there.

Thank awagner2287
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had a hearty meaty chili today. They make a different chili every day, and I usually don't order it, but I really got lucky today. Best cornbread!

Thank Opal144
Maine, USA
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant/bar! Such good food, so well prepared and combined with excellent wait staff and service. A winner!

Thank BJ123Maine
Stonington, ME
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here for dinner. Our waitress Samantha was very attentive. I had coffee for a beverage, and now it is rare to get refills on non alcoholic beverages, but she kept my coffee topped off through the whole meal. My husband and I both had meals from the specials board and they were delicious. They seem to specialize in... More 

1 Thank Katherine L
Augusta, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Food here is Awesome..The Corn Bread is devine..Great Meal, Great Service. The Priceis good for what you get..Check it out.

Thank Nancy B
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241 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped in here on our drive from Quebec City to Boston, and had a really nice meal. The service was friendly and prompt (we were there mid-afternoon and had the restaurant to ourselves), and the food was very good. We started with the hush puppies (absolutely delicious and different), husband and brother had the pulled pork sandwich, sister in law... More 

Thank mgm530
Phoenix, AZ
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193 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I ate dinner at this BBQ restaurant. We split the BBQ sampler. Ribs--very fatty. Good smoke flavor. BBQ chicken --best meat we had. Smokey flavor, moist. Pulled pork--dry and tasteless. Smoked sausage --good and spicy. Slaw --good. Baked BBQ beans--probably good several days ago when they were fresh. Now, one step from refried beans. Bad. Cornbread was... More 

Thank TravelingBill
Boston, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We needed a place for dinner in Augusta and, after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, chose Riverfront BBQ. Hungry and travel worn, we arrived early on a Friday night, trying to beat the dinner rush. We were greeted with a smile (so welcome on such a long, dreary and rainy day) and seated. Between us, we sampled the ribs, brisket,... More 

Thank Peregrina651
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I decided to come here for lunch while at a work training. I thought this a better option than going to a chain like panera or chipotle. This please was very busy for lunch. Even so the service was excellent and speedy. The food came out within 10 minutes of ordering. They messed up one order and after telling them... More 

Thank Jason A
Austin, Texas
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244 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

On the way to Bar Harbor we stopped here for lunch on a Sunday afternoon, it's a good spot. Easy parking in their lot adjacent but plenty of street parking as downtown was pretty much empty. Good selection of Maine beers offered and a couple of Maine wines by the glass. Our server was kind enough to offer a small... More 

Thank RKAustin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-622-8899

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