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Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse

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99 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901
+1 207-877-8325
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Waterville, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is always good, from their burgers to their steak tips. Also, try the onion rings with dipping sauce...to die for.

Thank bwade641
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had about 30 people at the business get together. Service was excellent. very prompt and interactive with everyone - it left a very good impression. We plan to go back soon.

Thank Holmesathome
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant, we ordered steak and it was so good cooked to perfection! I love the atmosphere it feels cozy.

Thank Taylor7683
Waterville, Maine
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a nice cut of meat, Joseph's is the place. The filet melted in my mouth, as a filte should. Lori lee P., our server began the evening by stating "she was there to take care of us" and that she did. She was professional, personable, attentive and engaging. Her attitude and service made a quality meal... More 

Thank Banjo812
Augusta, Maine
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, good service and great food! The place to go for a nice dinner in the Waterville area! They also have good drinks!

Thank aworcester
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typically the steak is cooked just to order..the peppered sirloin or bacon wrapped tips are extremely tasty. Always get double fried fries so they are crispy. The house salad is fantastic. The wait staff is typically very efficient, usually depends on the number of guests..sometimes it seems they may be short of staff, but typically they do well. The place... More 

Thank Ginnie R
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I tend to hold steakhouses to a high level of expectations. I've been lucky to have dined in some stellar places so when I do dine at a steakhouse, I tend to compare them. Huge line-up on an early Saturday evening. Not many quality options in Waterville? When registering with the hostess, I specifically mentioned I would happily take a... More 

Thank BM_Mtl
Bonn, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

One would think that after being open for quite a number of years, now, the kitchen staff would have been trained to cook Josephs's Fireside Steakhouse steaks to what the customer ordered. Our medium rare filet arrived medium to medium welll, and the medium filet arrived well done! We ordered a artichoke-spinach dip starter with pita bread, the latter arrived... More 

Thank LopingianTravels
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Been here three times now. The food is always very good. Great steaks and burgers. Had the chicken nachos on the last visit and they were very very good:)

Thank Todd T
Belgrade, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here with another couple from out of state. Wanted to show them a LOCAL place to visit. In the midst of winter they choose to sit you in the covered deck, we asked to be seated in the "warm dining room" which they said tables were reserved. These tables were never seated and They had many open tables... More 

Thank Nicolas C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-877-8325
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?