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Buen Apetito

$$ - $$$Mexican,
4 Chaplin St, Waterville, ME 04901-5543
+1 207-861-4649
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4 Chaplin St, Waterville, ME 04901-5543
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1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food. Neit heavy nor oily. Haven't and don't care to eat in the other Mexican Restaurant in town. Very friendly staff and the bartender makes great Margarita's This is a very pleasant place to eat

Thank jamesbreslin7843
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a family meal and were wowed by the service. The food was fresh and very good! The margaritas fresh shaken were awesome! Will definitely come back

Thank bellachick47
Reviewed 8 October 2017

When we lived in Maine this was our go to absolute favorite restaurant in Waterville. Authentic Mexican food and Awesome margaritas!!! You may need to wait a bit for a table but it will be worth it.

3  Thank garysJ2138KN
Reviewed 3 October 2017

first class food, good assortment, very affordable, next door to iconic Rail Road Square Cinema, so dinner and a movie is a terrific combo.

3  Thank rogerph2016
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes, or I'd say reasonable ones, but I can't be generous enough to say I'd come back. We came around 6:30 on a Saturday night, so we didn't expect to stroll in the door and be seated, but after standing 20+ minutes...More

Thank lynne0522
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We love to come here and get a bite to eat, and clearly all of Waterville does too because it's always packed! We can usually get right in and still have awesome service and even better food. The margaritas are plentiful and delicious and the...More

3  Thank cgthurston
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Ate here with a friend tonight and had to say how great it was. Our server Marcia was awesome, chips & salsa to start. We had a burrito each, one chicken and one pulled pork. Both were delicious. They don't over wrap the burrito, one...More

3  Thank dshore1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Based on the good reviews, I thought this place would be...well, good. But...the service was very amateurish, and the food was just mediocre. There are many better places to eat in Waterville.

Thank jrbengt
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The title says it all. Great atmosphere and unique variety of food. I saw a review with someone crying about ketchup based salsa..this person is just full of it. They just rage about anything from reading their other reviews. I'm glad I don't know them...More

3  Thank Darrell M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up in the Midwest and have lived in Maine for about a decade now. Most Mexican food here seems to be filtered for the New England palate. I've heard you can get authentic Mexican flavors in Portland but I haven't tried any there...More

Thank EHarkins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Chaplin St, Waterville, ME 04901-5543
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-861-4649
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