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Joshua's Restaurant & Tavern

123 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2009
+1 207-725-7981
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2009
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My son and I decided to take advantage of a low train fare and we ended up in Brunswick. We stopped in Joshua's for lunch. What a great move that was!! We both had the Surf & Turf and they were incredible! One of the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Eastdowner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay. We've been here a few times and it's okay...it seems like they never have any entertainment and the prices are a little high..the food is definitely not what it used to be and the staff in the front never seem to give you any...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maineproduct
Reviewed 8 December 2018

This older restaurant still maintains rustic charm with some good food. The service was very good. There is also outdoor seating available on season.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Walked to the Tavern from my nearby quaint New England inn. Found a seat at the fabulously decorated bar among the locals. Always a good tell for a restaurant. To my left, an honest to goodness lobsterman. And behind the bar, James, the awesome server...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 708arthurp
Reviewed 3 December 2018

On the recommendation from the person at the Comfort Inn, I went to Joshuas for dinner. I didn't mind the "pricey" part, just that my haddock was very well cooked (not in a good way). It was very dry with very crispy coating which was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gmac119
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Just traveling thru and this place was recommended by a local.... but you know how that can go, they can steer you anywhere… In this case we lucked out big time! The outside was inviting, and inside atmosphere was full of ambience and rustic New...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BarbBo
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our group of six was served quickly and the pub-style food was nothing special but very good. Friendly atmosphere, a little noisy but to be expected on a Friday night.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent meal and friendly, attentative service in this characterful establishment. If we return to Brunswick we would also return to Joshua’s.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gr8Br10
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were seated in the back by ourselves quietly watching the Television, a small group of people came in sat back where we were, had the wait staff change the channel of the television, without asking us if we were watching or if we minded....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Glenn B
Cheri S, Owner at Joshua's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Glenn, Sorry to hear we fell short on your recent visit. If you remember the date and approximate time you were in, I’d like to go back on surveillance and find out who was working, so I know whom to address this matter with....More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

We went to Joshua's for some food before the main reason for our visit to Maine Street, gelato across the street. Not being overly hungry after a large lunch, we ordered two appetizers: The calamari with balsamic drizzle and fried shrimp. The two portions were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-725-7981
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