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18 Below Raw Bar

18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
+1 207-861-4454
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an incredible meal ... my partner had lobster cutlet, myself, the seafood trio. Both, oh so very tasty... and very well plated.

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Everything is always excellent. Food. Drinks. Service. We save 18 Below for special occasions, but it's always a good choice.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We live local, and we will drive about anywhere for an excellent steak. We've eaten there 3 times everything about the place is excellent, atmosphere , service, price, and just a very nice place. The reason for this review is their steak. I had a...More

Thank rascalWinslow_maine
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious egg plant done just right. The restaurant is called 18 below because there are allegedly 18 steps down to get into the restaurant. After counting, there are, in fact, only 17 steps.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointment, again. My colleagues suggested taking a visitor to dinner at 18 Below although I demurred because I had a disappointing meal at the restaurant earlier in the year. Nevertheless, we arrived for an early dinner with only a single table with other occupants. Service...More

Thank LopingianTravels
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great food. Tasty soup. Fresh clams and oysters. The Diver scallops cooked perfectly. The seafood trio well prepared and cooked. The service was attentive. A great choice for intimate dining or groups.

Thank g8trman
Reviewed 18 August 2017

2nd Business Dinner here and disappointed again. Service is good, server knowledgeable and responsive. Menu – Just tell me what it is in ENGLISH. If it is scallops just say that. Food – Last time it was dry and tasteless steak, this time DRY and...More

1  Thank TexanTravels22
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went tonight. Got a bottle of wine and placed our order. Over one hour later we left without being served. One quick apology after 15' and then silence. We had to go to the bar to say we were leaving and wanted to pay for...More

Thank unhappy08-10-17
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tavern-style basement restaurant in downtown Waterville. The only critique is no outdoor seating. Incredibly diversified menu ( from rabbit to lobster ). Raw oysters on the half shell available. Our two entrees (seafood paella and stuffed white fish w/ crab) were outstanding. Plus they have...More

Thank Fantom_Gormay
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was my first time at the 18 Below and it was a terrific experience. We had the Crab Cakes and Oysters for appetizers and both were excellent. The Crab Cakes were the best I have ever had. I had the breast of Duck in...More

Thank Waingrow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4454
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