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Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse

99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
+1 207-877-8325
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (112 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located off the beaten path next to Pine Ridge Golf Course, you may have to look for it. The food was very good, my only criticism was that the chicken cordon bleu was a bit salty, but may have been the ham so I won't...More

Thank nucenturion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First vist was a last minute decision wiht my husband and I and we sat in the bar area at a high top table. Super service, super drinks, good burgers. Cooked perfectly, served as ordered etc. Couldn't be happier. Second visit I cannot say it...More

Thank Mainah65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has become my go to place in Waterville. Not easy to find, thank god I had a GPS, but definitely worth the hunt to find it.

Thank Randal_Arnoldi
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Joseph's is always good. My only concerns stem from how noisy the restaurant is & the fact that on occasion I have to send a steak back because it is medium or medium rare when I also ask for medium well. Rolls are rally good...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We like to eat at the bar, so can't really speak to dining room service. The food is consistent good. Hubby gets steak and lobster tail. I got the last serving of squash ravioli, before they took it off the menu,but look forward to trying...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

While the ambience is rustic/basic the food makes up for it. Going to a steakhouse you might be apprehensive about ordering seafood. I had the scallops and they were excellent! The side Caesar Salad is done with their own dressing and the asparagus was perfectly...More

Thank VancouverRod
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice relaxed atmosphere, but don't be in a hurry. Service is slow. Food is the best. The view from the back room is excellent.

Thank Velvet B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Awesome fresh cut steaks cooked to perfection. Perfect service and very pleasant surroundings. The meat market opened in Waterville, Maine on the 1930's. We celebrated Father's day in style.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Have visited Joseph's several times in the past and found the ambiance, service and good to be great but this time I cam away disappointed. I found the ambiance was as good as always and the service was ok, except the server failed to bring...More

Thank 959clintonh
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Average looking steakhouse w/cowboy memorabilia & lots of unpainted wood surfaces. Things did appear clean and maintained. The service was subpar: slow on taking order/refilling tea, missed a requested item... but at least she WAS sweet and apologetic. My mushroom/Swiss burger was essentially unsalted, but...More

Thank Ken K
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19 May 2017|
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Response from sadler8613 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Can't answer this question.
12 September 2015|
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Response from JFS8325 | Property representative |
Yes, We do offer a gluten free menu. Just ask your server for it the next time you dine with us. Thank you!
Richard W
14 April 2015|
Response from JFS8325 | Property representative |
If you go to our new web site you will find a complete listing of everything we serve. thank you for asking. Trip Adviser won't allow me to give you the web address but if you Google Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse Waterville... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W River Rd, Waterville, ME 04901-5070
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-877-8325
  • E-mail
We are a slightly upscale Steakhouse that also serves a nice variety of Seafood as well as Baby Back Ribs. Our Vegetarian selection is sure to please the most delicate of pallets.
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