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11 Central

11 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105
+1 207-922-5115
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (13 reviews)
“bruschetta” (15 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a great vibe! Beautiful interior design, great music and the food lives up to the atmosphere. The service was professional yet friendly, a great dining experience. The food did not disappoint. The mussels in white wine and garlic were excellent, the gnocchi...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steven A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us were headed to the theater and wanted to have dinner before hand. One of our group called Tuesday to see if we could make reservations for Saturday and was told they do not accept reservations. I decided to send an email...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wen38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try and were extremely pleased. The bruschetta was scrumptious. The drinks were generous, not overpriced and quite good. We even got complimentary champagne as we had told them it was our 34th anniversary. My wife had sea scallops and linguine that was out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom S
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Our favorite upscale place continues to offer excellent food, great service and a nice bar all in a pleasant space.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mutheeman
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

11 Central does spectacularly in many categories - food, drinks and service! To begin, the staff is always wonderful! They are social and friendly, exactly I need when eating out! Secondly, the drinks! So creative, high quality spirits and delicious cocktails. Lastly, the food! I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 731sherrim
Reviewed 12 November 2018

New to Maine, new to Bangor. Just walked in the door because it was open and because it was there. Wonderful atmosphere. Very creative menu. Everything was perfect and Emily our server made it even more fun. Loved it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Renee E
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The menu selections are excellent, something for everyone, great ambiance. The wait staff are attentive. The only negative is limited parking but there is a city parking garage a few blocks away.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Peggy I
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

It was packed on a Thursday night—a good sign! Great lighting, comfy chairs, efficient wait staff. Eclectic menu. We ordered a bunch of apps: bruschetta (yum), lamb pops, crab cakes (those went fast) and crostini (double yum). The table ordered several different items and everyone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dbrassard2016
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We went here based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. It was a Thurs night, very busy and we had to wait for a table. The hostess was very nice and tried to get us in as soon as possible. The atmosphere was artsy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wanderlust_3351
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you want a little place to unwind with excellent food, this is your place. Great atmosphere in the heart of downtown Bangor.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Kate S
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17 October 2018|
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Response from Ernie S | Reviewed this property |
We went without a reservation and from observing the incoming crowd I would say that everyone I saw come in did not have one either.
16 November 2016|
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Response from JeffMcBfromME | Reviewed this property |
Limited. A couple of entrees (rice & pasta), veggie pizzas, and salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
We do it all for you. It is about your experience. With the freshest ingredients, prepared with care and intention of excellence and served with knowledge happy people. For you by us
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