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A1 Diner

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Soups
3 Bridge St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2101
+1 207-582-4804
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“meatloaf” (13 reviews)
“fish tacos” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
3 Bridge St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2101
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Twitch1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Mary Alice J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed by this place on our way to Jefferon Maine. We both said we thought it looked like the kind of diner we'd like to try, so on the way back we did. And were we glad we stopped. You can park right on...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

There is a gourmet gem in the heart of Gardiner, Maine that people drive from all over to visit- The A1. There's a reason for that--the food is incredible, the atmosphere is delightful, and the experience is memorable. Yummy comfort food includes diner classics along...More

Thank thelitcoachlady
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Delicious menu options and my husband and I LOVED their protein bowl with egg, quinoa, avocado, spinach - WHAT a DELICIOUS combination and kept us full and satisfied ALL day!

1  Thank Kimball4463
Reviewed 22 July 2018

With nothing more than a recommendation of really good food, my husband & I drove into Gardiner, Maine to find this A1 Diner. It is a vintage diner with ceramic tile floors, custom wood cabinetry and charming touches of stained glass and brass fixtures. A...More

1  Thank donnafromdelaware
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I have limited food choices, but A-1 serves gazpacho all summer which brings me in more often. My wife goes for all the specialty sandwiches like the Vietnam Street sandwich and the Undertaker’s Wife’s sandwich, and their Sunday Brunch menu in particular.

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We dound this spot interesting when we saw it on the Food tv map. It was a little above average but nothing amazing. It is a really cool diner car but the place needs a lot of work. We got the fish tacos, a bacon...More

Thank ladycanz
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This place is really cool. Old school diner with great food & atmosphere. It was visited by Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and lived up to the reputation. I had a pastrami sandwich that was one of the best I have ever had. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank leftygolfer1
Reviewed 21 February 2018

At first it seemed like your basic diner menu options, but then I took a look at the specials menu and was pleasantly surprised. The server gladly referred to recipe cars when I asked about ingredients and happily answered my questions and made recommendations. Food...More

1  Thank Samantha L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
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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