You are guaranteed to have a great meal! The owners are excellent and always friendly. Wine selection is great and staff is knowledgable about pairing the wine with meal. Always a first choice in Bangor!
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We have consistently received excellent food and service at Thistles. Whenever we want a sit-down meal, Thistles is our first choice. I wouldn't consider this a family restaurant, although the prices are very reasonable for the quality of the food. Their take-out quality rivals eating...More
I went to Thistles last week with my two adult sons. As always the food and service were top notch. Thistles has long been my favorite restaurant in Bangor.
Bangor, Maine is rapidly expanding its dining options, but Thistle's remains a constant as one of the more upscale restaurants in the city. Specializing in Latin American dishes and food and wines of Argentina, the menu has enough variety to satisfy everyone in your party,...More
My husband surprised me one night with reservations to "Thistles" which is my favorite restaurant Bangor. As usual, the experience was great! I am always happy with the food and the service.
Reservations are suggested. We did not have them that night however it was not a problem. Location can be hard to find if you are new to the town. Down the street from the judicial center. Don't expect a romantic view. Staff were friendly, good...More
I ordered the French onion soup. It was lacking in every way. I also had the Cuban scallops creole. The asparagus lacked color and was overcooked. The scallops were cooked okay, but the red pepper was overcooked and mushy. Service was ok. They did the...More
They ruined a double birthday celebration with a table of six when a gentleman wanted a fifth beer for dessert. Food was stuck together and overpriced as well. Don't plan a celebration here. Disgusting end to a nice celebration.More
According to the laws of the state of Maine "it is unlawful to sell or allow consumption of liquor to a visible intoxicated person, or allow an intoxicated person to remain on premise." We follow the laws here at Thistles and as the owner I...More
My wife and I recently visited Thistles for a Friday evening dinner. We were initially quite pleased with the ability to be seated without a reservation. Our first negative impression was the dated decor. It is "90's" in appearance BUT I must say that it...More
Absolutely Fabulous!! The friendly and knowledge wait staff, paired with a quiet, classy ambiance always makes for enjoyable evening. The Risotto Latino is unbeatable (and gluten free), along with the most tender Duck ever topped with their special Raspberry Mojo.. and don't forget about dessert;...More