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Newcastle Publick House

52 Main St, Newcastle, ME 04553-3819
+1 207-563-3434
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Main St, Newcastle, ME 04553-3819
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and drinks were fantastic+great service. A nice spot to dine outdoors and enjoy the view of a lovely Maine town. A real gem!

Thank MKrebs13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a visit to the Newcastle Publick House for lunch while visiting the area. The building is historic and a landmark in town. Upon entering the pub (from the rear of the building...the parking is a little odd) we waited for several minutes before staff...More

Thank Stephanie M B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, medium service. We were given wrinkled menus with stains on them. Table not bussed until the next course came. This could really be a fancier place but it has the feel that management isn't paying attention.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Publick House has a Pub room on one side, outside deck eating, and a dining room in another. Very rustic, comfortable, excellent service, great prices. Very accessible to get to. Food is very eclectic. You can get pub fare, (burgers, wood fired pizza, etc)...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My take on this restaurant is that it is understaffed. Our food was quite good, but the wait for it (at 1 PM on a weekday) was unacceptably long. Indeed, we waited far too long even for our order to be taken. Our overworked waitress...More

Thank hughstevens
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Two years in a row just terrible service and mediocre food at best. In 2016 with 4 for dinner ordered a second glass of wine as the entrees were delivered (waitress never even looked our way betw salad and entree). Was finished with the entree...More

Thank Forrest L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a reliably good pub house just outside of downtown Damriscotta. There is a menu full of typical Maine eats, an extensive cocktail list, a decent wine list, and a variety of desserts. One secret is that they have gluten-free pizza, but it is...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Based on a local recommendation my family of 7 went for lunch. Just outside of town it was an easy walk to get there. We were seated quickly. As we ordered we were informed that several of the menu options were not available. Ok, no...More

Thank kvhak
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had drinks and lunch here...great atmosphere, good food..and the drinks....put my toes in my watch pocket...ha...will go back...but have limited drinks ;-).

Thank Sandy E
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious and generously sized meals with daily special available as well. Extensive range of beers. Good focus on local products for those who want to try regional food and beverages. Very pleasant atmosphere; staff were friendly and professional. Will return!

Thank Angela B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Main St, Newcastle, ME 04553-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-3434
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