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18 Below Raw Bar

18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
+1 207-861-4454
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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16:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a lactose-vegetarian and had a good meal here, with excellent service. I would rate this place a 3.5, overall. One problem is that there is very little parking available, even at an early hour, for a restaurant of this size. The restaurant is...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

18 Below offered oysters just harvested from a bay not more than 50 miles from Waterville. The freshness was absolutely incredible as was the briny flavor. They were the very best raw oysters I have ever eaten. They were so delectable I had a second...More

Thank emistruth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food! It was a little loud, I do have to say that, tough to have conversation, but all the meals were excellent! I had the duck, but I will say that my sister had the best meal of all with the lobster cake with...More

Thank mmalinowski
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible meal ... my partner had lobster cutlet, myself, the seafood trio. Both, oh so very tasty... and very well plated.

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Everything is always excellent. Food. Drinks. Service. We save 18 Below for special occasions, but it's always a good choice.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We live local, and we will drive about anywhere for an excellent steak. We've eaten there 3 times everything about the place is excellent, atmosphere , service, price, and just a very nice place. The reason for this review is their steak. I had a...More

1  Thank rascalWinslow_maine
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious egg plant done just right. The restaurant is called 18 below because there are allegedly 18 steps down to get into the restaurant. After counting, there are, in fact, only 17 steps.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointment, again. My colleagues suggested taking a visitor to dinner at 18 Below although I demurred because I had a disappointing meal at the restaurant earlier in the year. Nevertheless, we arrived for an early dinner with only a single table with other occupants. Service...More

Thank LopingianTravels
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great food. Tasty soup. Fresh clams and oysters. The Diver scallops cooked perfectly. The seafood trio well prepared and cooked. The service was attentive. A great choice for intimate dining or groups.

Thank g8trman
Reviewed 18 August 2017

2nd Business Dinner here and disappointed again. Service is good, server knowledgeable and responsive. Menu – Just tell me what it is in ENGLISH. If it is scallops just say that. Food – Last time it was dry and tasteless steak, this time DRY and...More

1  Thank TexanTravels22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-6668
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4454
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