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Kennebec River Brewpub

1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402
+1 207-663-4466
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (7 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon but the place was closed for a private function so we went back on Sunday morning. Was interested in trying their beers so bought a flight.. very reasonably priced. After looking at the food some of the other patrons...More

Thank Steven T
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Steven. We're glad you stopped in to try our Micro Brews and home-fries. We do apologize for you having found a bad potato home-fry in the batch! We will make sure to bring this to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Out on a two day drive to leaf peek. Getting close to the Canadian border and it's lunch time. Took a chance and stoped here. Had one of the best rubins ever. Fresh corn beef, good sourkrut thick bread. Spouse had a buffalo burger she...More

Thank Fran M
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this review, Fran! We're glad you decided to stop in for lunch while leaf peeping. We hope you'll come back again soon. :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for beer while traveling down 201 on a leaf peeping tour. It is a beautiful facility, the bartender was nice and gave us samples and we enjoyed the micro brews that we ended up choosing. The only downside to me was a...More

Thank Robert G
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for writing this review, Robert. We're glad you were able to stop in to our resort during your leaf peeping tour and enjoyed our micro brews. We hope you'll return again soon. We do what we can to make sure that any dogs...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Kennebec River Brewpub for lunch on a Saturday. People watching at this location near the Appalachian Trail is great fun, and the lodge atmosphere is very cozy. We ordered a burger, a chicken sandwich, and a salad. The Buddha Bowl salad...More

Thank snowgo54
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We're happy to hear that you had a good experience at our resort and were able to enjoy the food and brewed beer. We hope you'll come back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to find the best places to eat, always ask a local. Thanks to my brother-in-law, we found this is a not-be-missed restaurant on the Old Canada Road Scenic Byway Route 201 about a hour north of Skowhegan when visiting Wyman Lake/The Forks...More

Thank directorfantasies
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We're so very pleased to hear of such complimentary descriptions of our meals, from start to finish and a second time around!! :) We look forward to you coming to join...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were driving to Canada and spotted this brewery at lunch time. It was a good find, and we did a beer tasting (good) and had a fine lobster roll with fries.

Thank Virginiatravel1
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for this review, Virginia. Glad you spotted our resort and could stop in for some lunch and a beer! Our Kennebec River Brewery & restaurant offer up some great choices. Hope you swing by again!

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wife, our two boys and myself had several great meals here while we stayed at the Northern Outdoors lodge. Can't go wrong with several meal options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Thank Brecken D
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you, Brecken. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed a variety of meals due your stay with us!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, atmosphere,craft beer, and Blueberry soda, or pop. 😀 Highly recommend. Lobster Mac & cheese,mmm

Thank mary m
Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks, Mary. Glad you enjoyed one of our restaurant specials and Kennebec River Brewery beers. We hope to see you again soon! :)

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had a large party that came in with Groupons for Beer Samples and a free pint glass. Unfortunately they were out of pint glasses, so they gave our group free mini growlers. We showed upwithouy warning and the staff were quick and eager to...More

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Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

We're very glad to hear you enjoyed some of the beer made in our Kennebec River Brewery when you stopped in and that the service we provided to your large group was great! We are sorry, and surprised, to hear that your group wasn't pleased...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great stop on a quiet road to Quebec. Big log cabin with very good food and beer. If you like dark beer try the Kennebec Logger and the bacon cheeseburger makes a tasty meal. The Maple balsamic salad was big, hearty and good. We stayed...More

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Russell W, Owner at Kennebec River Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for writing a nice review! We're very pleased you enjoyed your time here as well as our food and hand crafted beers. We hope you'll come back to visit us again soon and will be able to take some time to enjoy our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  The Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 207-663-4466
  • E-mail
Description
The Kennebec River Pub & Brewery is our full-service restaurant at The Forks Resort Center. The pub shares space in our grand, open-timbered main lodge with our Kennebec River Brewery, home to several fine handcrafted ales and lagers. The brewery is also on the Maine Beer Trail. We utilize fresh, local foods to the fullest in our hearty breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes. We serve delightful pub fare with a mouthwatering selection of jumbo burgers, our famous beer battered onion rings, and Northern Nacho's - a heaping stack of tortilla chips with a melted blend of Monterey Jack & Cheddar cheeses, jalapenos, black olives, onions & tomatoes. And nothing compliments pub fare any better than a fresh, handcrafted beer from our Kennebec River Brewery!
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