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The Dugout Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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118 Broadway, Farmington, ME 04938
+1 207-779-1112
11:00 - 01:00
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Edwards, Colorado
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I LOVE The Dugout! It's a cozy sports bar that has trivia nights, specials every day, and a great locals atmosphere. This is the spot to visit for the best pizza in town, huge salads, great friendly service and cold beer and cocktails!

Thank Dman33405
Augusta, Maine
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was small with a few booths and a few barstools. We found the wait staff to be very friendly and willing to discuss the various drafts and offer a taste. Although we did not eat there, there was a fairly good pub menu with decent prices. Again, although we did not go in the back room, we could... More 

Thank SeniorTravelME
Gardiner, Maine
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The is a little dive of a place, but the food, the prices, the drinks, and even the service was VERY GOOD! Give it a shot. I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank skeelovr
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Don't judge a book by its cover. The Dugout was recommended by our hotel, but we honestly didn't have high expectations. Wrong wrong wrong. What we found was a great selection of beers, and very good pub-style food at very reasonable prices. The fish tacos in particular were excellent.

Thank OnTheRoadTooOften
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very comfortable bar with friendly wait staff. The chicken wings are good and so are the potato skins. Prices are reasonable and are particularly good when they run specials.

1 Thank Kevin H
New Portland, Maine, United States
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Some office workers and I ordered a lunch here last week. The fries were soggy and the nachos were all bound up in a solid layer of cheese and were served in a pizza box. Pricey too.

Thank Bonnie B
Englewood, Florida
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Stopped in for the first time. Clearly this is a local favorite. We took a table near the bar. The bar tender-waitress was quick to see us. She took our drink order and returned to take our food order. We tried the pizza. Pretty good. The place was friendly and the locals treated us like friends. We will go back.

Thank moondoggieRowley
Farmington, Maine
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is just a pub, but with really good, made-to-order food and great drinks . . . both at very reasonable prices. We have only been there for lunch so we can't speak for the dinner scene, but lunches have always been pleasant - excellent service, consistent quality for both food and beverages, and a clean, casual, welcoming atmosphere. We... More 

Thank MARY E
Farmington, Maine
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Dug Out's Mexican Mondays are great for a region otherwise starved of Mexican food. Unfortunately, they under-order their supplies so are often out of Mexican ingredients by 6-7pm. The Dog Out's Mexican fare is also way, way bland; under-seasoning is a Maine thing but wish the good Dug Out cooks would be a bit braver for this theme.

Thank koji6915
Strong, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I tried others - but the Dugout has the best TACO SALAD - they make it my way too! They have the friendliest folks there - workers and customers too! I don't lie - give it a try!

Thank Jo S

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Broadway, Farmington, ME 04938
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: +1 207-779-1112

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