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11 Central

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11 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105 (Formerly 11 Central Street)
+1 207-922-5115
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dinner has been delicious each time - nice presentation. Food service can sometimes be a bit slower than desired but you're not there to be in a hurry anyway - you're there to linger and have a night out. Comfortable atmosphere - exposed brick contrasts nicely with colorful artwork and dimmed lighting.

Thank nativemainers
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Creative cocktails, delicious appetizers, and friendly service. Atypical Metropolitan yet cozy atmosphere in Bangor.

Thank amyrofoho
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I've been doing business near Bangor, on my client's suggestion we went to 11 Central for dinner because I hadn't visited the city yet. The dinner was excellent, with the maple thick cut pork chop prepared perfectly and was accompanied by a nice potato side dish. The Caesar salad was a nice start and the wine a good value.

Thank GJA_Waltham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being new to Bangor, we relied on TripAdvisor and found 11 Central, which was one of the few non-chain, highly rated establishments open on Monday night. We're really glad we made it there. The gnocchi with chorizo was great as was the elk corn chowder. The service was prompt and friendly!

1 Thank whsy82seattle
Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met my daughter and her boyfriend last night for dinner along with my husband. The meal couldn't have gone better. The three of them ordered the Elk stew for an appetizer and it arrived hot and full. WOW. It smelled fantastic and they LOVED it! I do not eat elk, so can't attest directly. Everyone who ate it RAVED about... More 

1 Thank Mainah65
Ellsworth, Maine
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent, the service is outstanding and the cocktails are the best. Great ambiance especially if you can get a table in the front window and people watch. By far our favorite and best restaurant in downtown Bangor.

2 Thank KeyWestbound2015
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites! A classy atmosphere without feeling stuffy, excellent food and cocktails, good service. Menu changes slightly seasonally or a couple times a year, and there's always a great selection. Can't wait to return!

3 Thank port482
Bangor, Maine
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Had an excellent and relaxed meal. Everything was delicious. The atmosphere is friendly and a bit edgy.

2 Thank Steven M
Bangor, Maine
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Terrific food and drink, excellent service and a hostess/owner who is outstanding...The best of Bangor !!!!

2 Thank mutheeman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great staff, great food, romantic dinner! The crostini appetizer is amazing! Husband had a filet with shrimp and cheese, and I had the Goodfellas pizza. Both were wonderful! The blood orange martini was delicious too.

2 Thank Amanda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105 (Formerly 11 Central Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-922-5115

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?