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Rudders Public House

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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70 Wallingford Sq, Kittery, ME 03904-1617 (Formerly Mojo's BBQ Grill and Tavern)
+1 207-703-2324
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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York, Maine
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169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for a drink before going to the Kittery Dance Hall. The place was crowded but not frantic on a Saturday nite at 7-ish. The crowd seemed friendly and the staff was very friendly. Even though it was crowded, we found a table. Our drinks came promptly and were quite delicious.

Thank Bpkengor
Brunswick, Maine
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a business meeting, was a very noisy place hard to conduct business. When the food came I was impressed, try the porky pig sandwich, great meal !!

Thank Scott H
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138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good and the service is friendly. Our burgers were very good. I had the one topped with pulled pork and enjoyed the curly fries. It is a very small place with cocktail-height tables, two large TV screens, and a long bar. We'll be back to try some more pulled pork.

Thank Rowena H
Callington, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Friendly bar with good range of beers and cocktails. Favoured haunt of Boat crews from nearby Naval dockyard. Excellent pub grub, including variety of house specials. Fish and chips excellent. Not sophisticated or expensive but good fun and welcoming. Parking quite restricted before 6pm

Thank David P
Seal Cove, Maine
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My burger was dry. The curly fries were good and my wife's house made chips were thick , but good. Her chicken (dark meat) was cooked perfectly, but the white meat was dry. Lots of beers, locals, on tap. Wine, which we drink, was unusual and not cheap. Cheapest glass was 7 bucks. Great large screen hi-def TV's and we... More 

Thank Trainphreak
Granville, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the Kittery Foreside area and walked here for dinner one evening. We were warmly greeted as was every one who walked through the door. The clientele seems to be a mix of local people, Navy yard employee and tourists. It's not very big inside but on a Wednesday night off season we had no trouble getting... More 

1 Thank Granville75
Worcester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

JUST GO . YOU MAY READ . BUT ITS A GREAT PLACE . This place is so amazing . It has a decent size deck for warmer weather , which August in Maine will have . We were greeted by an Emma , while standing outside making sure this was a dog friendly establishment . Emma is everything you'd like... More 

Thank joanne s
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

– I stopped in for a bite to eat on my way up North…I had never been to this part of Kittery before, nor to this establishment. It seemed like a pretty fun little bar/grill though! The service was pretty good and the staff and patrons were friendly. The prices were pretty reasonable and the atmosphere was pretty much standard... More 

Thank Tundraclown
Palm Harbor, Florida
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Thought we would venture from our home port and head down east fifty miles to the lovely town of Kittery and the eating and drinking establishment mentioned above.(Just don't attempt this on a Sunday afternoon around two PM or so. Bumper to bumper on the Maine Turnpike.) Okay..Now about the bar room...Nice entrance.Clean, neat, and orderly.Greeted by a lovely smiling... More 

1 Thank Larry J
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We saw the kids meal online and thought it would be a great place to get some drinks while still allowing the offspring to have his own meal. But if you have little ones, be forewarned that the interior tables are only high top. It wasn't an issue for us, but it could be for someone else. The food was... More 

Thank Melody P

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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$5 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Wallingford Sq, Kittery, ME 03904-1617 (Formerly Mojo's BBQ Grill and Tavern)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kittery
  • Phone Number: +1 207-703-2324

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