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Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse

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99 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901
+1 207-877-8325
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Augusta, Maine
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean, good service and great food! The place to go for a nice dinner in the Waterville area! They also have good drinks!

1 Thank aworcester
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Typically the steak is cooked just to order..the peppered sirloin or bacon wrapped tips are extremely tasty. Always get double fried fries so they are crispy. The house salad is fantastic. The wait staff is typically very efficient, usually depends on the number of guests..sometimes it seems they may be short of staff, but typically they do well. The place... More 

1 Thank Ginnie R
Montreal, Canada
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153 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tend to hold steakhouses to a high level of expectations. I've been lucky to have dined in some stellar places so when I do dine at a steakhouse, I tend to compare them. Huge line-up on an early Saturday evening. Not many quality options in Waterville? When registering with the hostess, I specifically mentioned I would happily take a... More 

1 Thank BM_Mtl
Bonn, Germany
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280 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One would think that after being open for quite a number of years, now, the kitchen staff would have been trained to cook Josephs's Fireside Steakhouse steaks to what the customer ordered. Our medium rare filet arrived medium to medium welll, and the medium filet arrived well done! We ordered a artichoke-spinach dip starter with pita bread, the latter arrived... More 

1 Thank LopingianTravels
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here three times now. The food is always very good. Great steaks and burgers. Had the chicken nachos on the last visit and they were very very good:)

1 Thank Todd T
Belgrade, Maine
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with another couple from out of state. Wanted to show them a LOCAL place to visit. In the midst of winter they choose to sit you in the covered deck, we asked to be seated in the "warm dining room" which they said tables were reserved. These tables were never seated and They had many open tables... More 

Thank Nicolas C
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch before the HolyCross/Colby Women's hockey game. The service and food was excellent. The prices on the menu were very reasonable. The nachos and buffalo wings were great and the steak I had was to die for. Highly recommended !!!!

Thank Dan H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

My boyfriend and I have taken several trips to Joseph's over the past six months. We only had one issue which was promptly resolved! The staff, both servers and management are fast, courteous, and efficient! Our most recent trip was December 3rd and had the pleasure of Lorilee P. as our server(she was fantastic!), and spent some time with the... More 

2 Thank Shy D
Thorndike, ME
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Upon entering this restaurant recently, I had to don my glasses to look over the menu and decide on the best "fit" for me. The lighting sure sets a "romantic" feel and add in the fireplace, and you got a fine place to get away. Appreciated the fine service and great company while dining.

1 Thank painter953
Winslow, Maine
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178 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

First of all I will say that the service (waitress, Ceyanne) was remarkable! Extremely friendly & fast. The food was very good, all except for 1 unpleasant surprise that was found in the birthday girl's gravy. A house fly....Yuck! Now, whether the fly landed into the gravy in the kitchen, or once it was in the dining room, is only... More 

Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-877-8325
We are a slightly upscale Steakhouse that also serves a nice variety of Seafood as well as Baby Back Ribs. Our Vegetarian selection is sure to please the most delicate of pallets.

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