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40 Paper

) #15 of 29 Restaurants in Camden ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , American
40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843-1583
+1 207-230-0111
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“flatbread” (36 reviews)
“carbonara” (8 reviews)
“quail” (9 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Bar, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843-1583
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is excellent and the cocktail/wine list is well curated. The service is very good. Note that the menu is more of a farm-to-table style, which means not huge, and some seasonal ingredients are repetitive (lots of kale, lots of fennel, lots of arugula...).

Thank MBullard
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on a Saturday evening and were able to get 6 pm reservations late in the day. We enjoyed drinks and appetizers outside during happy hour, then moved inside for our dinner. One of us had the lamb chops which were excellent, though...More

Thank LynneS271
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The flatbreads were a perfect starter, but the grilled calamari stole the show. Heavenly to say the least. The peach cobbler was also a perfect ending.

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not too impressive but they have an active happy hour with many cocktails.The pizza and appetizers here are really good. The beer and wine selection are

Thank frequenttraveler051
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been several times for happy hour and dinner. Food has always been good but have had some bad experiences while having drinks and apps with friends in the bar area. The bartender has been rude and service very slow. Happy hour prices for apps and...More

Thank Lokster1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just got back from 40 Paper. It took us 10 minutes for a hostess to show up. We had reservations for 6PM. Eventually, a server showed up and gave us water and bread, and took our orders. We sat there for...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This "locals secret" is tucked away on a side street away from the more "commercial" restaurants. The food is imaginative,local and fresh. The pastas are creative and all are homemede and can be ordered gluten free! The GF bread is fabulous...as are the homemade GF...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I were looking for a little afternoon bite to tide us over until dinner, and our Inn recommended 40 Paper for their happy hour. They have deals daily from 4-6, including a 1/2 flatbread deal that was only $6. The flatbread we...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My second meal there, and wow. I was going to avoid it because I'm gluten-free, but I took a chance--more about that in a moment. My special drink was perfect.... followed by mussels in a delicious garlic sauce. The chef sent some special GF bread...More

Thank Alan O
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food was just ok, very hot - almost like Mexican food. The staff never smiled, seemed like they really didn’t want to be there. We couldn’t wait to pay and leave. Anyplace else in town has to be better, not worth the money at all....More

1  Thank Tim R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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
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.
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