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A1 Diner

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Soups
3 Bridge St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2101
+1 207-582-4804
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“meatloaf” (14 reviews)
“fish tacos” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3 Bridge St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Returned after 30 years (worked on a summer camp nearby in my teens) and was not disappointed! The nostalgic warmth and charm has been retained but the menu has moved with the times. The food was exceptional and the young lady serving us was super...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cblackburn12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for brunch with my 2 children and husband and really enjoyed the meal. The place was clean and the staff polite and welcoming. Will go back again! Thank you guys!

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank rqt413
Reviewed 11 December 2018

If you have seen diners in movies and on TV then this is the sort of thing you have seen. It lives up to all the expectations. Anything you would normally expect on a diner menu will be found here. The staff are quick and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cageordie
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The A1 has a new owner and has breathed new life into the landmark diner. We highly recommend you check out their brunch menu which changes weekly. Today's menu included soba noodles with prosciutto , asparagus & poached eggs, delish!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jean-Marie H
Reviewed 28 November 2018

On Veterans Day in my family I get to pick where we go for lunch since I am the Veteran. This was the Monday holiday and we were in the area checking out resale shops. I spotted A1 and said let's try that and we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank neotispainting
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Found this place after seeing the number of positive review on TripAdvisor. Honestly, this is just my kind of place. A bit kitschy, out of the way, unusual with an unexpected menu. As luck would have it, I arrived in the middle of a snowstorm...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Melaniemily
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Food is good. The place needs some attention. It is starting to look derelict. A1 is not cheap and my only big complaint is that they give a salad on my plate for breakfast...weird. like they are filling my plate with leaves in order to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Shari R
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The A1 is literally ABOVE because it's set on big girders on the edge of the bridge in town, but it is also figuratively and culinarily (is that a word) above any other diner I've ever been to, because the food is so delicious, inventive,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Lambigirl
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Stopping for a quick bite to eat on our way through Gardiner and saw this vintage diner sitting along the bridge. We stepped through the door and it was like going back into time. Excellent service, excellent and healthy food choices for everyone. I can’t...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Twitch1971
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were on a motorcycle trip and passing through Gardiner and everyone was hungry but we did not know where to go. We looked online and ended up here for brunch. Wow! One of us had eggs Benedict and were rated "outstanding!" I really liked...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank 78maryalicej
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bridge St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 207-582-4804
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