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Conundrum

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117 US Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032-7003
+1 207-865-0303
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16:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Harpswell, Maine
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

You might say I'm in a conundrum how to rate this restaurant. We went there on Valentine's Day, and found the table in the tented outside area with 3 fireplaces very warm and cozy. The market plate appetizer that the four of us shared was good -- particularly the pate -- though I found the presentation lacking. There are a... More 

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Thank J--Harpswell
West Bath, Maine
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have gone to this place twice now and each time it is better than the last time. Food is great, service is great, and atmosphere makes it easy to talk with others at your table. I have had seafood and beef and each meal is exceptional. Drinks are super too!

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Thank Mary B
Brewer, Maine
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

It was a little noisy and our waiter made several errors with our order (both beverage and meal). However, the food was very tasty and there was a range of items on the menu. I would not hesitate to return.

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Thank PaulS98
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you're in the Freeport area, take the time to drive just south of the downtown area and visit Conundrum for a tasty meal and wine conversation with Vinny. His wine cellar is expansive, a full page of reds and whites by the glass, pages and pages of bottle selections. Menu is a bit limited but well prepared and locally... More 

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Thank Jeffrey G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went for drinks and bite with friends - the atmosphere was casual, the service warm. The owner chatted with us and made our experience feel very personal.

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Thank sirius488
Berkeley, California
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391 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lots of good variety on the menu and the three of us shared a squash, pepperoni and goat cheese pizza, wedge salad, fish tacos and chicken wings. Too much food but all of it good; although I would have preferred slightly spicier wings. Service was attentive and lots of nooks and crannies to sit in and feel quite cozy.

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Thank BarryandJackie
Warwick, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great spot!!! Inside tables and a 3 season room with fireplaces and couches! The wine list is extremely extensive and they encourage you to taste the wines that you are interested in. NICOLE, our waitress, was awesome! She advised on wines and was very knowledgeable about the menu. We liked so much of the menu but were told... More 

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Thank mcolleen957
Barrington, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

loved my meal and wine. Atmosphere is a work in progress, we were seated near a space that didn't look finished yet but I would definitely return for another meal.

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Thank lizajlabelle
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This has been out go to place for years. However, after 2 visits in the past 3 weeks, I think we'll take a vacation! Tonight it took 35 minutes from ordering to bring served. They excuse was a large party. I have ordered the burger truce over about 40 visits, ordered it medium rare and it was rare. The server... More 

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Thank Robert B
Boston, MA
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Despite its small size, Conundrum Wine Bistro has one of the most extensive wine selections one will ever find in a New England seacoast town, and the owner, Vinny, is as knowledgeable about the fruit of the vine as any barkeep or sommelier I ever have met. On a recent visit my sister was debating between ordering a Pinot Grigio... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 US Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-0303

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?