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Riverfront Barbeque

300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
+1 207-622-8899
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (41 reviews)
“pulled pork” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was on the list that the hotel gave us. We didn't want any of the chain places. Down town and very good. The pulled pork was yummy

Thank Jamsam12
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Riverfront Barbeque not only has great food but their Russian Lemonade is sooooo good! I've never been disappointed with this place!

1  Thank Niki P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Just had ribs for supper here and they were great! Had tried the pulled pork awhile back, and loved it, but tonight we felt like ribs. They were just fantastic - big, meaty, and not dripping in sauce. Just out of the smoker, they had...More

1  Thank travveller95
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Spent the weekend in Augusta for my sons college bowling tournament. Checked out Riverfronts menu and were excited to give it a try. Met with friendly staff. And seated within minutes. Food was outstanding and had a very helpful waiter. Very pleased and will point...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A quiet Sunday lunch with good music and an enjoyable atmosphere with the high tin ceilings. Brisket with homemade sauce was excellent as were the cornbread and coleslaw. The latter not too wet and thinly grated -- so fine. My husband enjoyed the pulled pork.

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I have eaten at many barbeque places in Texas, small shacks to fancy restaurants and Riverfront is as good as any I have eaten. Had the Double Plate - chicken and brisket on a roll with Cole slaw and beans. The sauce on the table...More

Thank NavyDallasite
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fell into this one by accident... but what a lovely accident it was. Food is great, good selection at the bar... we will go back to this one again and again.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our company has 2 events here every year and Patrick never fails to disappoint. His staff is fabulous and they think of things I never even thought to think of! The spread he puts on is amazing! So creative, tasty and he will work with...More

Thank mmalinowski
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you have eaten Memphis BBQ-Riverfront is the place! As soon as you open the front door the aroma makes you hungry. The crab cake and hush puppies were the apps that got us going. There was a good selection of Maine brews available-you need...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Ate her recently as a couple and had the mixed BBQ platter. It was all pre-cooked. Nothing was made to order and it was shredded and very dry. Not anything like real BBQ. It also didn't help that the restaurant was filled with angry women...More

Thank Kevin H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4620
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-622-8899
  • E-mail
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