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Pastaz Italian Cuisine

304 Water St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2159
+1 207-582-8222
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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304 Water St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2159
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Excellent Italian food! As with most Italian restaurants the decor is simple. Friendly waitstaff! Clean. We enjoy Pastaz!

Thank U3090HPpatriciaf
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Tried Pastaz for the first time. Somewhat Spartan décor. Limited menu but food was very good and portions full. Service was good and not obtrusive. Food was served in stainless steel sauté pans which was different and was piping hot. We found it curious that...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

As another reviewer pointed out, Pastaz is a pasta restaurant. There are no steaks or meat based entrees. The menu is based on various forms of pasta served with various sauces. On the other hand, the dishes they serve are excellent. (By the way, they...More

Thank SrMainer
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Just 15 minutes from the Capital, there is a little storefront inviting you into "Little Italy". Brother will 'welcome you home' and seat you in the beautifully decorated 'from the old country' dining room. The table is grey stone tiles. Momma is tending the bar,...More

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We summer in Maine and love this restaurant! If only it were closer to Fl! Everything is unique & great about Pastaz! Usually I order the Lasagna every time but this last visit, I chose the special of spinach stuffed tortellini which was covered with...More

Thank quilterlady83
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The place is small with a limited menu, which I appreciate. There were three of us. We chose one special for that night, which was a tortellini dish, a Shrimp Scampi and spaghetti and meatballs. All were delicious as was the tiramisu for dessert. The...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Had been here before and liked the meal so went back for a second time. Wonderful concept to serve each dish separately in its on Pan which is was actually cooked in to allow for the full flavor of the dish. Cesar salad topped with...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice, small restaurant. There are only a dozen or so tables. It's very pleasant and prices are reasonable. The lasagna is excellent. Order this if unsure of what to get. Food is served on hot metal pans. Some like this. I don't as food takes...More

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A most excellent home style experience. Delicious and filling family recipe lasagne. And my s.o. loved the shrimp.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Lasagna is sooo good. The wait staff wonderful. We love the decore. You almost feel you are in Italy. Love the booths, very private. I like the fact you can see right into the kitchen.

Thank RobertSandraE
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Water St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2159
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 207-582-8222
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