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Billy's Tavern - CLOSED

1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
+1 207-354-1177
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
17 Apr 2014
“No longer in business. But replaced with a better restaurant the "Water Dog"”
17 Mar 2014
“Best Reuben anywhere!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
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Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

Billy's no longer operating. But fear not a better restaurant has taken over. The Water Dog has some great food with a relaxing feel

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Corned beef cooked in Guinness, can't be beat! Nice atmosphere. When we were there there was a small Irish music group jamming.

Thank Wildfilly
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Yep! As of 3/6 (or so) they have moved on!! The new place there is Water Dog; owned and operated by the same folks that own Waterworks in Rockland. The new place rocks! See the reviews for Water Dog!

Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed 18 September 2013

This locals favorite Irish-style tavern has one of the best burgers I've ever eaten, maybe THE best. They are consistently perfectly cooked -- I like my meat pink but firm -- and are made from locally raised beef. I definitely put them on my short,...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Where does an Irishman get a Guinness in this town? Glad you asked! At Billy’s Tavern of course in Thomaston. They will even serve it to you in an imperial pint glass if you ask! Friendly, good music, good food. Owners always there. It's a...More

Thank CaptainDave1963
Reviewed 13 May 2013

I stop into Billy's on each visit to Thomaston, but this is the first time I was blown away by the live music going on inside. It seems this already fantastic Irish Pub has become a happening new venue for some seriously good music. They...More

Thank MitraMyers
Reviewed 28 April 2013

If you are in the mood for oysters, fresh fried haddock (would go there more often if they would grill the haddock), or, what I'm told by beer drinkers is a good selection of beer, this is a fun place to go. Wood stove in...More

Thank camdenrockportfoodie
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

I love the setting, food, beer. And the experience. I think it's a good value and all around a good experience ... ALL that said ... PLEASE turn down the volume on the live music! PLEASE! When we go and the live band (just about...More

Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed 5 February 2012

They have local grass-fed burgers that are really great. The Irish egg rolls were really creative. Weird, but they do not have guinness stew on the menu. I've been in a couple of times. They tend to treat regulars a little better. The service is...More

1  Thank A R
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We went last winter with high expectations give the write ups. The place was cold and dark, and the service was horrible. The food was late, cold and greasy. Never going back

1  Thank FromAway67
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Restaurant Details

American, Pub
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 207-354-1177
  • E-mail
Traditional, family-owned, family-friendly, Irish Tavern.Free Live music every Friday and Saturday and Traditional music jam Sundays from 3:00-6:00 PM. Serves fine whiskeys, imported and domestic beer and wine, local oysters and traditional pub fare.Our motto is eat, drink and be local!
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