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“Nothing better”

Slates Restaurant & Bakery
Ranked #2 of 24 Restaurants in Hallowell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Seafood, Healthy, Cafe
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nothing better”
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

This place is excellent. The restaurant. I have not been to the bakery. The food and atmosphere are to die for.

Visited May 2014
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Portland, Maine
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“be prepared to wait”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We arrived for Sunday brunch at noon,recently, meeting another couple. No problem parking on the street right outside. Once inside, though, we had to wait 30 mins in the very small entry area. No reservations for parties of less than six and there were some large, loud, groups. Food was very good and reasonably priced. We had seafood Benedicts and omelets and they were great, as was the Bloody Mary. Service was good and decor kitschy..Still not sure if we will go back because waiting that ling in a cramped space was off putting.

  • Visited March 2014
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Augusta, Maine
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Something (Local) for Everyone!”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Slates is an eclectic restaurant with homespun charm and local flavor.

Slate's puts a premium on organic, local food and flavors without beating you over the head. In short, if you want a more formal dining experience (besides a pub/tavern/bar) in Hallowell, without the chain-restaurant facade, this is the place for you.

You might wait a bit for a table (read - popular!) and the service is usually fine (read - they're busy a LOT). However, at the end of a meal, you'll be exactly where you want to be....filled with a great dinner, including apps, drinks, and desserts.

Personal faves - Blood Orange Martini, Baked Brie w/ Peppercorns, Blackened Chicken, ANY DESSERT!

  • Visited May 2014
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Stuyvesant, New York
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good Lunch”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I was visiting my son at his place of employment and he suggested Slates for lunch. Good choice.
Food was good, portions were more than adequate. Service was very good. Nice atmosphere.It is easy to find on the main street.

  • Visited April 2014
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massachusetts
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148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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“Glad we made a Reservation!”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We visit Hallowell maybe once every 3-4 years traveling up north from Rhode Island during April school vacation. This visit I decided to make reservations at Slates Restaurant & Bakery based on the previous TA reviews. Let me say, my wife and I were not disappointed!! We both enjoyed the best steak we have had in years! The location, the friendly and outgoing staff, reasonable prices, and atmosphere. This restaurant is underrated for fine dining! Book a reservation, you will have a memorable dinner!

  • Visited April 2014
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