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42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
+1 207-729-5858
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rome, Italy
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316 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Thr staff is incredibly nice but the food itself is no more than average Great portion and not so pricey

Thank F P
Lewiston, Maine
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is awesome. The environment is small, cozy, and classy. The service was good and the food came out in a decent amount of time. Totally recommend!

Thank katielemieux
Clearwater, Florida
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The atmosphere of the restaurant is very odd, almost church pew style seats which is not the most comfortable. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table (there were 4 of us), the place was busy, but part of that is due to it's size. It's a small restaurant, it can seat roughly 13-15 tables. The service was... More 

Thank Michael D
Harpswell, Maine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely little Italian Bistro. A bit pricey, but so worth it. Garlic knots to die for, always great, friendly service.

Thank mahiker2017
Southern Maine
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us met for dinner... The pluses, perfectly cooked pasta to start...decent but small wine list... Decent but not great service...a request for Chicken Parmesan was graciously done. For the price, I'd expect more than "the specials are on the menu tent". The garlic knots were doughy and not all consistently cooked through, but the idea and the ones... More 

Thank Jim M
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Good pasta! Very busy which is a good thing. Nice people! Enjoyed our meal. Good price and wine list. Walking distance from Our hotel.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
West Buxton, Maine
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137 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It has been over 20 years since I have visited this restaurant so we tried it on our way to a show at MSMT. We were warmly greeted and the restaurant was clean and pleasant although a little cramped for a big person like me. The food was hot and delicious and we were in and out in plenty of... More 

Thank Michael B
Swanton, Vermont
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to Great Impasta because my dental hygienist used to live in Brunswick Maine and suggest I try this restaurant. It was very good. I had the bolognese sauce with angel hair pasta. When I go to an Italian restaurant I gauge a lot by the red sauce and meat sauce . The sauce was done with the authentic... More 

Thank annarE5888KH
Topsham, Maine
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Great Impasta never disappoints. Their menu changes slightly from time to time -- their specials are always exceptional. Good wine, a good salad with every meal and signature garlic bread "knots" to nibble on. And luscious limoncello cake for dessert! Outside dining is fun in good weather. No reservations are taken -- but you should call early to get... More 

Thank 409Barbara
Cornish, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We went for dinner after going to the theater. The restaurant filled quickly after the performance. While there, two of the stars came in and everyone applauded. The meal was delicious. The service was excellent. We enjoyed every course and the intimacy of the room.

1 Thank jangolds

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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$10 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2016
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-5858

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