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40 Paper

) #12 of 28 Restaurants in Camden ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Bar, American
40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843-1583
+1 207-230-0111
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Bar, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843-1583
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Dined here for a meet and greet for a potential hire. Glad I didn't have to pay the bill. Food was OK, unlike another reviewer, I will say better than the owner's other restaurant, whose food and staff left a lot to be desired. Our...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went out for our anniversary and the locals in Camden recommended this bar and bistro. We meant to just stay for happy hour, but ended up staying for dinner! The mussels were amazing and the staff was personable and helpful. We'll...More

Thank fitzfam1978
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The only place serving worst food than this place is the chef / owner's other restaurant Three Crows !! I went here with my wife on our anniversary and not only did it take 45 minutes to get the drink & app order but the...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband and I had been driving all day, so all we wanted was some serious comfort food for dinner and for us that means Italian. 40 Paper was just up the hill from our B&B so we gave it a shot and were very...More

Thank Moonbeam315
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The drinks here are phenomenal. Their use of quality liquors and subsequent mixing of strong drinks, make this a fave of ours. There are always 5-6 drinks that are at $5-5.50 . The wine is half price also. The Happy Hour food is very good(...More

Thank mtnwen
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have dined at this restaurant on several occasions and always had a great meal. There is plenty to choose from on the Italian themed menu.Full bar with a great Happy Hour,parking nearby.Located in the Mill Building by the river, close to the downtown.Outside dining...More

Thank T4349TOinfo
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Small portions, nasty attitude 'Josh", average-pasta , over priced , trying to be something its not... many better choices in camden!

1  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Artfully crafted custom cocktails, friendly vibe, and absolutely delicious food - in a converted warehouse atmosphere that was modern, cozy and inviting. We had specialty cocktails, the risotto, brussel sprouts and short ribs on polenta. All to die for!

Thank Suitelifefor2
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were planning on visiting their sister restaurant 3 crow in Rockland, but it's gone out of business. We showed up early for happy hour because we have a 2 year old and find eating early in emptier restaurant is a little easier. They told...More

2  Thank Toebee P
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is one of those rare places where you start of skeptical and end up arriving and are blown away. We had been to their sister restaurant in Rockland (which we liked but the staff was a bit lame) and wanted to try this. We...More

Thank Surfowl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843-1583
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-230-0111
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the century-old Knox Mill, our bistro is situated on top of the Megunticook River, just between the two waterfalls. At Brevetto, our modern Italian bistro cuisine is designed to pair perfectly with our extensive– and almost exclusively Italian– wine list. Brevetto is Italian for “patent,” and throughout the restaurant you will find turn-of-the-century schematics of wine presses and odd, out-dated food machines. In stark contrast to the complicated workings of a “salami washing machine,” our menu is simple and straightforward. We feature a large menu with a range of grilled pizzas, Italian pastas, and a variety of entrées. In addition to our extensive wine list, we also have a full bar with artisan draft beers and liquors. Enjoy your dinner in our inviting dining room, or on our waterfront deck. Relax with an obscure Italian red wine at our bar, or an extra-dry gin martini on the leather sofa. Brevetto has some of the best of both worlds, right in downtown Camden.