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Back Street Grill

) #5 of 32 Restaurants in Sanford ££ - £££ American, Bar
16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
+1 207-324-1011
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“steak tips” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
££ - £££
16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband and I decided to try the Back Street Grill. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was comfortable and the food was very good with a good variety.

Thank CaroleDearborn
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Happened to be in the area around dinner time and found this place. I ordered the grilled trio. Steak tips, ribs, and chicken breast. Steak tips and ribs were amazing. Chick breast only ok. When I come back it will be for a rack of...More

Thank mitchell b
Reviewed 3 February 2017

My husband and I LOVE this place!! The food is always good and the people here are so nice! The service is exceptional!! They have a good variety of menu options and everything we've tried so far has been really good! We will definitely keep...More

Thank ChrisandKathlee... F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

My first time at this place during the winter so it's my first time dining inside. Decent, basic atmosphere. Service was fine. Small, but good, selection of draft beer. I had the portobello mushroom sandwich. It was a good alternative to standard burgers and reasonably...More

Thank kennebunklegal
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

You gave this 4 stars? Go back for the lemon chicken, surely 5 star. We so avoid chains therefore this was a prize find.

Thank smca232015
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

First, we read a review from last June regarding a GROUPON used here. Seems like that couple had issues and weren't happy. We, on the other hand, felt pleased. The food was really good and plenty of it. Thought we might need more menu choice...More

Thank mommabear207
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Food is just about below average. Bland, uninteresting, and it's clear the chef is not really keen on their job any more. Wish this place was better. Prices are too much for what you get.

Thank gary20172017
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We always have great service when eating here. Haven't been for awhile and realized what a great place to go for an easy night out. Everyone at our table was very happy with their dinners. Two had the pasta with marinara sauce, I had the...More

Thank dtibbetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went there last evening as 2 couples. Restaurant was clean and lighting was somewhat dull but comfortable. Waitress was excellent! I ordered a ribeye steak and the waitress informed me how.to order it cooked. She was spot on and my steak was cooked to perfection....More

Thank pwhitehu
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were hungry and found this restaurant, with plenty of parking, near the post office. We were seated immediately and, although they were busy, service was excellent. I was pleased to find a portabella grill on the menu.

Thank Barbara O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-1011
  • E-mail