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Oak Street Bistro

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3 Oak St, Alfred, ME 04002-3453
+1 207-324-9700
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Standish, Maine
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has an unassuming look from the parking area. Maybe a Mom & Pop diner appearance, but once inside you're treated to a well appointed waiting area, with cozy chairs and (faux) fireplace. We didn't wait for a table but at 5:45 mid-week most were already full. The dining room is in the back and as you enter you... More 

Thank SebagoGuy
Alfred, Maine
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten lunch here twice. We do prefer the dining room where the bar is located. Staff is gracious, and will accommodate any requests. Prices are good.

1 Thank JoeyK2559
Alfred, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Atmosphere was good and feeling was jovial. Food tasted very good. I was a bit sad that it took so long for the host to recognize we were there waiting to be seated, when there was only one other couple in front of us to be seated. We finally walked in and asked if we could sit at the bar.... More 

Thank Jenn S
Alfred, Maine
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Me and wife have had to take out orders....with the exception of not getting my au jus sauce for either my prime rib or French dip :( But I know the owner will take care of me .....great service and got everything I asked for .....prime rib king cut is amazing perfectly cooked ....and I had Oak street Tips was... More 

Thank SteveHarrisonJr
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great place for an intimate gathering or Sunday brunch. Nice atmosphere and great food. Prices are midrange. Great service as well.

Thank SacoRiverGraphics
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The owner James takes great pride in this restaurant and is always there to greet you! Wonderful restaurant with great food, we have never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is nice and we think it is the best restaurant in the area.

Thank Ellen S
Shapleigh, Maine
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358 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is an average place for dinner some meals are pretty good and most are average. They make very good drinks and have dinner specials that seem better than average.

1 Thank MEShapleigh
Hampden, Maine
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our family weekend was begging for a dinner out but we were leery of a Portland (ME) restaurant on a holiday Friday night. A quick search turned up Oak Street Bistro just a short ride away. What a gem! Serene, friendly, calm atmosphere with the piano in the background. Attentive waitress made our visit great! Too many favorites on the... More 

Thank Lori M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I were going to go to our normal Sunday spot, but they happened to be closed.. We ended up here on a whim, but we were glad we did. The food was good, they made a meal for my daughter that was reasonably priced, and they gave us some complimentary pastries that were absolutely amazing. The staff... More 

Thank MainiacGirl
Sanford, Maine
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I go to the Bristo as often as possible. We also go Sunday brunch. We both love the food and atosphere. Our favorite is the muscles, we compare this dish with any other muscle dish and so far our favorite. The staff is attentive and welcoming. We especially like the bar on weekends the music pair is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Oak St, Alfred, ME 04002-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-9700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?