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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bagel Shop
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“This is the best breakfast spot in Bangor! I can't think of anything you can't get here. I highly recommend getting their home fries and french toast with real maple syrup!”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Taproom for one of our many local microbreweries. Great waterfront seating on the Brewer side of the Penobscot River. Surprisingly good food. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If your French fries aren’t fried in duck fat, you are missing out! :-) Highly recommended! :-)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You won't find another place in town that has a better chef or servers. We go here on special occasions. Expect to pay top dollar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you're looking for fine dining, Fiddlehead Restaurant is the place to go. The menu is expensive and reservations are required, but the food is beyond amazing. This is a great place to go if you want to get dressed up and have a fancy night out. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the real deal Irish pub! :-) Their burgers are insanely good! They feature local live music, too! :-) I highly recommend the Turkey Bacon Avocado sandwich, and the Bread Bowl with Clam Chowder! :-) ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Seadog is my fail-safe recommendation for a fun and delicious dinner where everybody can find something they like. It is one of my favorite places to eat. They offer classic pub food with many healthy options including several vegetarian meals. Sea Dog brews their own beer, so it is fun to add on a beer sampler with your meal. I personally love their hummus and naan appetizer, sweet potato burger, and blueberry beer! There are many TV screens to watch sports, as well as a pool table and several arcade games.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“You haven’t had a real Maine lobster roll until you’ve been to the Eagle’s Nest! Onion rings are the perfect side for their lobster rolls, too! :-)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our little secret place! Irish pub with GREAT food -- has it's own Brewery -- try the IceBreaker!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorite places sits on the banks of the Penobscot River, has a great outdoor (and indoor) bar, with a fabulous selection of cocktails and great food. You can also park here and take a stroll on the river walk. Some evenings they do have music, too, or when the Waterfront Concerts have an event, you can hear the music from here. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Food, sports bar and down in their basement is a fabulous night club for dancing to local live bands, We love this place! Never a dull moment. "You don't have to go home but you can't stay here, last call"!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you are looking for Maine craft beer, and fine dining, check out Evenrood’s! :-)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A pretty convenient place to pick up fresh seafood to cook at home. (or cooked lobster).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Decent Sushi, not expensive. One of the three or so ok Asian restaurants in the area. Although it is not a pretty location from the outside, it's quite nice inside.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I love Indian Food, and Taste of India in downtown Bangor gives you all the essential options for a wonderful Indian meal. If you are a bread fan, I highly recommend the Punjabi (coconut) naan and garlic naan. Lots of vegetarian options. Enjoy their $10.95 all-you-can-eat buffet on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Create your own soup and add some asian-themed sides. Delicious and a great variety of options. ”
  • 2 locals recommend