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Water Dog Tavern - CLOSED

1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
+1 207-354-5079
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible9%
9 Sep 2015
“This restaurant has closed.”
14 Jan 2015
“So long! Saw it coming, but it's a shame. ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, American, Pub
1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

It is terrible that this restaurant closed. The pipes froze during our hard winter, and the operators were not able to recover financially and re-open.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

It was just announced in the paper that Water Dog has closed for good. It is always sad when a restaurant closes its doors, however unfortunately this one was just a matter of time. There was so much hope that with the experience and knowledge...More

1  Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Just wanted to update my previous review. I'm still very disappointed in the so called Seagull Wings ;-) , however, I must say that they may have the best burger in the area hands down. This is now my go to place for a good...More

Thank ToddBoynton
Reviewed 18 November 2014

If you're looking to find where the locals are, stop by the WaterDog. The re-vamped grange hall is welcoming place to meet some native Mainers. Grab a bar stool and say hello to bartender extraordinaire, "Kimothy." There's plenty of tasty pub style food that is...More

1  Thank L S
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Love the new staff, food, and welcoming atmosphere. Also love that they serve later then almost every restaurant/bar in the area. Will return over & over!! Have never once been disappointed the several times I have been. Very clean too!

1  Thank loveroflibations
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

So I had not been back to the Waterdog in a whole. I was waiting for the permanent menu and for them to find their groove. Unfortunately I really don't see much of a difference between their "temporary" menu and the final one. I was...More

Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Water Dog several times now. I was hoping that some disappointment was due to it recently opening. One thing of note that has not improved is the fact they are serving very warm beer. While some beers are meant to...More

Thank Medic13
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Burger was great. Seagull wings were very disappointing. Was expecting chicken wings, buffalo or otherwise. Why would I want to pay $9 for 4 little plain chicken fingers with no seasoning. I could spend that $9 for an entire meal with fries included or $7...More

Thank ToddBoynton
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

New restaurant in a former tavern. Still working some of the kinks out of opening a new restaurant but every time we go it just gets better and better. This is a spin off of the parent restaurant Water Works in Rockland. So you know...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This is the former Billy's Tavern. Located in downtown Thomaston, this traditional pub is in walking distance of much of the community. The owners of the Waterworks have reopened this pub. The menu when we went was limited but good. We enjoyed the buffalo chicken...More

Thank Rardogrick
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Restaurant Details

Bar, American, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Star St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 207-354-5079
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