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The Dugout Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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118 Broadway, Farmington, ME 04938-5822
+1 207-779-1112
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Farmington, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a casual, unpretentious meal, then this is your place. It's a bar in a college town at night, but it's where locals go for a great burger at a great price for lunch and dinner. Everything on the menu is delicious. Be sure to get the sweet potato fries. Great food, cold beer, and friendly waitresses.... More 

Thank 619sadams
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

After a bad dining experience the night before, we took the chance to just have a "low expectation" dinner, nothing special. We stumbled into the Dugout. Turns out it was super. The service was friendly, straightforward. The food was delicious and had nice variety. When expecting pub food, we figured overcooked, bland, just okay dishes. The items that we ordered... More 

Thank plkme
Strong, Maine
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The establishment is one of my favorites. The grilled and pub food hits the spot when you need a good meal in an easy environment. Poutene was added recently to the winter menu. The Dugout's version of the Canadian classic is good eats.

Thank StrongMEWoman
Livermore Falls, Maine
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our food was good and our waitress was extremely polite. The only downfall was it smelled like a bar that has a frequent party life. Typical pub fare. If you don't mind the smell of stale beer I suggest you give it a try.

Thank Becky B
Edwards, Colorado
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I LOVE The Dugout! It's a cozy sports bar that has trivia nights, specials every day, and a great locals atmosphere. This is the spot to visit for the best pizza in town, huge salads, great friendly service and cold beer and cocktails!

Thank Dman33405
Augusta, Maine
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The place was small with a few booths and a few barstools. We found the wait staff to be very friendly and willing to discuss the various drafts and offer a taste. Although we did not eat there, there was a fairly good pub menu with decent prices. Again, although we did not go in the back room, we could... More 

Thank SeniorTravelME
Gardiner, Maine
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190 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The is a little dive of a place, but the food, the prices, the drinks, and even the service was VERY GOOD! Give it a shot. I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank skeelovr
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Don't judge a book by its cover. The Dugout was recommended by our hotel, but we honestly didn't have high expectations. Wrong wrong wrong. What we found was a great selection of beers, and very good pub-style food at very reasonable prices. The fish tacos in particular were excellent.

Thank OnTheRoadTooOften
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very comfortable bar with friendly wait staff. The chicken wings are good and so are the potato skins. Prices are reasonable and are particularly good when they run specials.

1 Thank Kevin H
New Portland, Maine, United States
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Some office workers and I ordered a lunch here last week. The fries were soggy and the nachos were all bound up in a solid layer of cheese and were served in a pizza box. Pricey too.

Thank Bonnie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Broadway, Farmington, ME 04938-5822
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: +1 207-779-1112

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