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Rooster's Roadhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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159 Mayville Rd, Route 2, Bethel, ME 04217-4410
+1 207-824-0309
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had some hesitations about this restaurant when I saw piped mashed potatoes in the cuisine pictures posted, but our family of four still ventured out to give the Rooster a chance. We were seated upstairs which was very rustic and cozy. Our son has severe allergies and wanted to Order some Chili. We asked if there was any pork... More 

Thank Caroline F
Bethel, Maine
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Rooster's Roadhouse continues to be a favorite of locals and visitors alike! Most likely because the owners, Gary and Steve, consistently serve quality food at affordable prices. They are also known for your generosity of local causes, including the local Rotary Club's Christmas for Children, another local Christmas support organization (Christmas for Families), local festivals, The Chamber of Commerce and... More 

Thank blaux
Fredericton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Food was decent but lack of service for the 'automatic' 20% tip! Waitress was non-existent other than serving one round of drinks, food and no water! What's the incentive?! Don't appreciate being told how to tip with non-earned service.

Thank LaurieG1970
Concord, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends as it was recommended by our VRBO.......first off 3 water glasses were dirty with lipstick. Ordered a lobster roll, sent it back as it was frozen lobster that was old. Ordered chicken wings, you could tell those had been previously frozen too. Waiter was really nice, but between all of the above & the premade salads, We... More 

Thank MarciaK w
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We were a group of four and decided to try Roosters based on the (mostly) positive reviews and it's proximity to our hotel. The atmosphere was good, pretty buzzy for a Monday, and everyone was friendly and welcoming. Food was ok, but not great. Standard stuff really. The vegetables served with two of the mains were freezing cold, and when... More 

Thank Val W
Rutland, Vermont
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very good food and comfortable atmosphere. Stopped in on our way to Sunday River - something about seeing the snow mobiles outside made us think it was a good take.... good wings, sandwiches, and drinks. Staff is very friendly and makes it a fun environment.

Thank Elise M
Gales Ferry
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201 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Nice place with an extensive menu. Nice surroundings. My son and I had the lobster roll and soup (Clam Chowder) combination. We were pleased with the lobster roll portion and the quality of the soup. Good beer options available. Definitely would eat there again.

Thank DWS177
Level Contributor
70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Reasonably priced lobster rolls...$16.99 per roll. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Many different food choices.

Thank Leslie M
Dover, Delaware
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were w/a group of 19 with a reservation made months in advance. Waitress had an attitude that was noticed by quite a few of us. One of our group made a comment and another stopped them and explained they would send her through the roof. Some food was okay, some was cold. Steak was fatty, chicken coating was mushy.... More 

Thank RoseMarie E
Wayland, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Loved everything about the restaurant...good food, great service. Quiet atmosphere downstairs, more lively upstairs. Would recommend this restaurant to both couples and families.

Thank Marcia41889

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Mayville Rd, Route 2, Bethel, ME 04217-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 207-824-0309

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