Larry’s Tips on Best Nearby Resources


Restaurants: Nearby

  • The Frontier, Fort Andross, Brunswick
  • Tao Yuan, Maine St., Brunswick, Regional Japanese high cuisine. Outstanding. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Portland Pie, Maine St., Brunswick…Pizza place
  • Byrnes Irish Pub, Brunswick and Bath
  • Beale Street Barbecue, Bath, Best Pulled Pork
  • Bombay Mahal, Maine Street, Brunswick, Be sure to try the rice pudding
  • Joshua’s Restaurant and Tavern, Maine Street, Brunswick, Consistently good lobster dinners
  • Asian Garden, Maine Street, Brunswick
  • Red’s Eats, Wiscasset, “Best Lobster Roll on Earth”
  • Little Village Bistro, Wiscasset, Federal Street
  • Local Market & Café, Maine Street, Brunswick

Restaurants: Distant

  • Fore Street, Portland, Sam Heyward
  • Scales, Portland, Sam Heyward and Donald Street next to RiRa Irish restaurant new Ferry Building
  • The Tuscany Brick Oven Bistro in Freeport. Top Notch.
  • Ports of Italy, Boothbay Harbor
  • Mc Seagull’s, Boothbay Harbor
  • Benkays Japanese, Portland, Best Sushi in Maine
  • Paul’s Steaks at Boothbay Country Club. Public dining


Other Products and Services


  • Clinic, Martin’s Point, Brunswick Cook’s Corner.


  • Tom Anglim, DDS, Bath

Automotive Servicing:

  • Maine Auto Service, Brunswick, Steve is the manager


  • Pinkham’s Seafood, Boothbay, Route 24
  • Cantrell Seafood, Route 196 Topsham… great prices.

Spirits, Wine and Liquor:

  • Tess’s Market, Brunswick, great selection of wine
  • Bootlegger’s, Topsham

Car Detailing:

  • Reflections Auto Salon, Brunswick


  • Wild Oat Bakery & Cafe
  • Zu Bakery (“Bread to die for”), sells out in first 2 hours, Brunswick Winter Farmer’s Market at Fort Andross. Summer Farmer’s Market at Crystal Farm, Brunswick
  • Mae’s Café, Bath, great breakfasts and lunches, Closed in winter
  • Atlantic Bakery, Portland “Frishee” is my favorite. It’s served at Fore Street
  • Italian Pastries, Lewiston. Outstanding, worth the trip. Closed Mondays

Coffee Beans:

  • Red Barn Coffee, Summer – Brunswick Mall Farmer’s Market, Winter – Topsham Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market, Sumatra is my favorite.


  • Bisson’s Farm, Topsham
  • IGA in Bath, Steve is the owner.

Smoked Sausages:

  • Smith’s Smokehouse at Brunswick Winter Farmer’s Market at Fort Andross. Summer at Crystal Farmer’s Market, Brunswick
  • The Sausage Kitchen, Lisbon Falls
  • Pub Breweries:
  • Flight Deck, Brunswick Executive Airport, Nate


  • Norway Savings, Free Checking

Italian Sandwiches:

  • Amato’s , Bath, Brunswick and Portland

Brunswick and Bath Hardware Stores:

  • Ace Roger’s Hardware in Bath

Getaway Pamperings:

  • The Inn at the Cuckholds (Lighthouse Inn), Mark and Heather, Expensive but very special, often sold out.

Kitchen Supplies:

  • Now You’re Cooking, Bath, Michael is the owner.