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The Roost

187 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938-5842
+1 207-860-2811
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
18 Mar 2018
“A good bar, some great beer, and some reasonable nosh”
8 Nov 2017
“Exactly what you would expect for a basement bar”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
187 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938-5842
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My son and his GF attend UMF so I happened by for lunch and a beer with my newly minted 21 year old. He had a bourbon finished hard cider and I had a Maine Porter which was delicious. The nosh include a pork sandwich...More

Thank PMcFarout
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Food is good and cheap. Service takes some time but is consistently slow. Not terribly slow but you would expect at least an hour between sitting down, being acknowledged and then being served. Wing night is a great deal, burgers aren’t bad and the fried...More

2  Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A few workers are nice but they need customer service training big time. Long wait on a little order. No carrots with wings only celery.

Thank girlikestohavefun
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The staff here was so welcoming and friendly! We were a large party of 8-9 people and they were very efficient and warm. We had some great sandwiches and the best drinks!

Thank Lucodo
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We weren't too sure about this place when we entered the building that houses it, but once we opened the door we could see it was a great local hangout that ended up having great food. My daughter said the wings were the best she'd...More

Thank Linda Q
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stop here every year while out on the bike. Just had buffalo mac and cheese, it was the best. Nice place to stop for a beverage.

Thank AMM04350
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A nice place for lunch with good food, service and atmosphere. There Wings are especially good with a a great variety of flavors.

Thank CoriIzzy
Reviewed 13 January 2016

A good local place for some wings and a few drinks. It's fairly low key and the staff is friendly. The prices are good and we haven't eaten or drank anything we haven't liked. The games are always playing on the televisions. There is a...More

1  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

I checked this place out for my first time last week. It is so cool. You go down the stairs and open the door to this cool place. Great drinks and cool d j. Had so much fun dancing. Check this place out for sure...More

1  Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The food,service and drinks are all great. The staff are very friendly,and after a few visits it has the feeling of Cheers.

Thank cram98
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  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938-5842
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: +1 207-860-2811
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