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“Great casual ambiance, terrific burgers, super veggie options ”
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Frontier Cafe
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Ranked #4 of 112 Restaurants in Brunswick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International, Gastropub
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, View
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a local friend and it was just what we wanted for a not-too-casual, not-too-fancy dinner. Great tasting healthy vegetarian options, excellent burger with sweet potato fries, fun cocktail menu. Not inexpensive but reasonable value.

Parking and entrance are behind the building marked as 14 Maine street just before you cross the bridge.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Frontier offers inventive cocktails and a good variety of local cheeses (although they are small portions for the price) for their chateuterie plates. A variety of dishes are good but when the bill comes we cringe. My husband just won't go there any more because it's just so darn expensive.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We just finished up a short week exploring in and around Portland, and yet a restaurant in Brunswick stands out as our favorite. We stopped in after a delightful day at the Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens, on our way back to Portland.

Truly - if you are driving north of Portland for any reason, you need to stop here!

First, the space is simply incredible. I love the fact that this is a converted mill space. It is light and bright and surprisingly not noisy.

Second, our server was top-notch. When asked, she offered her opinions on drink and food choices. She was helpful, personable, and very well-informed about the menu.

Third, the drinks. Oh. My. Goodness. Everything sourced from local distilleries and syrup/soda makers and the like. My Birds & Bees was absolutely perfect. And the beer selections were terrific, too.

Finally, the food. Quite simply, delicious food, prepared well, presented beautifully.

We will definitely be back on our next visit to Maine. In fact, maybe we should stay in Brunswick next time!

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Thank LyndaWV
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Frontier Cafe is a funky oasis in Brunswick, located in the old brick Androscoggin mill at the head of Maine St and Route 1. Exposed brick, huge windows, and high ceilings all made for a very cool atmosphere. There are healthy salads and soups and a good wine list, as well as good beer selection. Family place and couples place. There's also a small film theatre embedded that shows interesting foreign films (we saw all of the nominees for best Foreign Short Films for the Oscars one night). Have been there several times. Parking in front which is good.

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Thank Kbelton1961
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a great place! Completely different from the touristy type of restaurants found in coastal cities. Surprisingly wide variety to choose from, and special dietary options available that also taste GOOD!
Friendly staff, good food, fun atmosphere and decent prices! We went back FOUR ties during our long weekend visit!

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Thank Kristin B
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