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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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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

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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235 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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
Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Remarkably slow and impersonal service at the bar. Mediocre wine selection. Unimaginative menu offerings.

1 Thank Checkmatecheck
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

First time at this restaurant - found it using the great reviews on tripadvisor. Relaxing atmosphere, lovely decor and professional friendly staff. The food was delicious, full of flavor and beautifully presented. Would definitely return!

2 Thank CanadianVacationer09
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

An absolute favorite. Great drinks, great food, great feel! Portion sizes are generous and service is always on point.

2 Thank Ashley S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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?