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The Funky Red Barn

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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19 Summer St, Bethel, ME 04217-3828
+1 207-824-3003
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great! Staff was great! Locals were ignorant!!! Comments made about not being a local and shouldn't be there

Thank sharkeygirl
Bethel, Maine
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Funky Red Barn has established itself as the place to go on a Thursday night, if you are hungry and like Prime Rib! Owner's Barry and Brooke offer a great deal - $12 for a great 10 oz plus piece of prime rib along with baked potato, green beans and a dinner roll. Service is terrific, fast and if... More 

1 Thank blaux
New Jersey
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The funky red barn is exactly how it sounds. You eat at the picnic tables and cafeteria style chairs the atmosphere is definitely rustic. They have a bar with an extensive beer wine and liquor list. They have specials on different nights of the week. Some nights they have entertainment. The waitstaff is wonderful and or attentive to all your... More 

Thank Gary M
Nahant, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went on a Thursday night. I had t prime rib special which was excellent and a very large portion. My wife had fish and chips. The fish was very fresh and fried perfectly. The potatoes were large pieces and crispy. We were very pleased and the bar maid was very nice also. We will definitely be... More 

Thank Michael R
Rockport, Maine
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

It was a busy Thursday night and we waited about 20 minutes for a table, but it was certainly worth it. The food was great and the portions were huge. The chicken pot pie is delicious and the homemade biscuit on top was the size of a dinner plate, The half rack of ribs was enough for two meals, very... More 

Thank mswinston
Boylston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My GF and I swung in here after a long day of skiiing because it had great reviews. We wwere going to eat but when we saw the couple next to us food we decided against it. The atmosphere was what you would expect with darts, pool and an underwhelming beer selection. I would go back for the atmosphere.

Thank unkledustyhog
Bethel, Maine
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best Prime Rib around. Prime rib cooked to perfection, and the price is amazing. Barry and crew do a great job!

Thank ana212015
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Ate here Saturday night, large portions on onion rings, meatloaf and chicken pot pie. Beer also good on draught.

1 Thank Nitahud
Alta Loma, California
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here after a long travel day and were pleasantly surprised. Funky indeed for a number of reasons. For a little, out of the way joint, the cook took a lot of care with the food. They have a decent selection of beers, some of which are local. I had the Funky Chicken- a chicken breast with baked potato... More 

1 Thank ClaudiaP107
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It's seems the word is getting out about their awesome Prime Rib. Both my husband and I enjoyed it with baked potato and green beans and bread. We complimented it with Guinness and a Couch Surfer Oatmeal stout by Otter Creek. The beer was good and dark. The place gets packed starting around 5pm. They open at 4pm but kitchen... More 

1 Thank Bonnie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Summer St, Bethel, ME 04217-3828
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 207-824-3003
Fun Fun Funky! There is a vibe with charm in that big red barn. The drinks are tall, the price is right, the food is second to none. Come in to dance and have some fun. Funky!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?