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Good variety of shops and restaurants

Brunswick's Maine Street manages to provide a good mix of restaurants and retail to meet the needs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colleen D
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Palo Alto, California
Brunswick uses its town green

Maine street in Brunswick is an extraordinary wide street with many well-run local businesses. At... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chauncey G
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Brunswick, Maine
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This downtown main street has restaurants, cafes, boutiques and galleries.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (11 reviews)
“college town” (7 reviews)
“small town” (7 reviews)
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Maine Street, Brunswick, ME
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"farmers market"
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"college town"
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"small town"
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"town green"
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"bowdoin college"
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"ice skating"
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"natural food store"
in 3 reviews
"downtown brunswick"
in 5 reviews
"shopping district"
in 2 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 3 reviews
"donut shop"
in 2 reviews
"norman rockwell"
in 2 reviews
"bowling alley"
in 2 reviews
"lots of great shops"
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"both sides"
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"middle of town"
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"great impasta"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brunswick's Maine Street manages to provide a good mix of restaurants and retail to meet the needs of locals/college students and visitors. I spent a few hours strolling through the town while my husband sat in on a math class with our daughter. You won't...More

Thank Colleen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maine street in Brunswick is an extraordinary wide street with many well-run local businesses. At one end is a town green which is constantly used both by and for local residents from a skating area in the winter to halloween events to a farmer's market...More

Thank Chauncey G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a visit to Bowdoin we checked out the street which was nice and clean. The locals are very nice and friendly

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Maine St is a lovely wide,seasonally decorated old style road through the town. There are numerous restaurants and often plantings and lights. It is walkable with a nice tree trimmed mall with paths and benches, but not much is open beyond business hours excerpt restaurants,...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Downtown Brunswick, Maine, is just like the small town, which I grew up in, in Rhode Island. The many, small shops are a delight to the eyes and pocketbook.

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Well-maintained and not yet ruined by "modernization," Maine Street is not quite Norman Rockwell but very much the picture of friendly, cheerful small town and college town commerce. Well worth a stroll to see and shop--galleries, ice cream, etc. Check the website for dates of...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Trip to Maine to see the colors, and enjoy some lobster. We stayed @ The Quslity Inn, in Bruswick, ate at Joshua's Restaurant on Main St., and had coffee and donuts at Frostys Donut Shop, which is almost accross from Joshua's. The lobster wass delicious,...More

Thank Fred R
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Brunswick’s Historic Shopping District is located on Maine Street as is part of Bowdoin College and a park. The downtown area has restaurants and a lot of nice, independently-owned shops and small businesses, such as Gulf of Maine Books and Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections....More

3  Thank Maurene_K
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Nice street to walk and browse along. Nice shops, cafes and restaurants. We were lucky we had a beautiful fallday!

Thank annieg2003
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

An exceptionally wide thoroughfare, bordered by a central park where the horses and carriages used to be parked (reputed to have been quite nasty during mud season). Now predominantly small, ethnic restaurants, and an occasional lingering retailer, survivors of the urban rape and pillage by...More

Thank Maurice L
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