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Back Street Grill - CLOSED

16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
+1 207-324-1011
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (6 reviews)
“onion soup” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Like its sister restaurant Mill 67, this restaurant has closed for good. They leave a void in Sanford and will be missed. Best of luck to the owner and staff.

Thank Myrtle56
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Saturday night dinner. Fairly deep menu and if your a salad person with meat or foul toppings, there is a whole bunch to choose from. Waitress was excellent with ample seating but not large. Upstairs is a pub and a party room. My Baked Stuffed...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We eat at Back Street quite often. It is generally good food. The sandwiches and fries, as well as the apps. all are like pub food. They taste good and give a big portion. The dinners also generally taste fine. I have noticed the specials...More

Thank tripmember24
Reviewed 14 December 2017

When this restaurant first opened it was very good and reasonably priced. I would have to say that it has gone downhill considerably. The restaurant is dirty and no one who works there seems to care at all about customer service.

Thank kjmjcooper
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Good selection. Often get the club salad wonderful homemade dressings. We had nacho appetizer that was good. Son had chicken wrap he enjoyed that as well.

Thank lambsan
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My husband and I and another couple had dinner here before an event in the area. We arrived around 5:30 and were seated right away. The restaurant has an upstairs area and we were seated right under the stairs. We weren't terribly annoyed but if...More

Thank sammiefrommaine
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had lunch but we ordered entrees. Nice décor, art on the walls. Server was very personable. Had the grilled trio of three meats, ribs, tips and chicken. Tips were super, ribs practically melted off the bone. My wife had broccoli Alfredo pasta and couldn't finish...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good food and good service. Reasonable prices and a bar area for those just needing a rink and lunch/dinner

Thank David S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Visited mid-week for a quick dinner and was seated immediately. Very attentive wait staff and nice variety of items on the menu. Chose the baked haddock, which came with a very fresh ear of corn on the cob (likely picked that day). Will definitely stop...More

Thank stm5468
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Back Street Grill has been consistent in Sanford for many years, the food is good, but they could do with some modernizing of the building as well as the menu.

Thank Lauren F
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 School St, Sanford, ME 04073-3018
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-1011
  • E-mail
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