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Thirsty Mule LLC

Restaurant Bar Sports bar

One of the Top rated Sports bars in Oakland


168 Old Waterville Rd, Oakland, ME 04963



(207) 465-9700

Price rating

$$ $$

Rating on Google Maps

4.60 (165 reviews)

Open on Google Maps

Working Hours

  • Saturday: 12 to 10 PM
  • Sunday: (Easter), 12 to 8 PM, Hours might differ
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 12 to 9 PM
  • Wednesday: 12 to 9 PM
  • Thursday: 12 to 10 PM
  • Friday: 12 to 10 PM

Featured Reviews

Frequently mentioned in reviews: great (14) service (8) good (8) wings (7)
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  • 2/5 Doug R. 2 years ago on Google
    Been here before and the grilled wings were legendary. Whoever worked the grill around 3pm Saturday 10/30 grilled all the moisture and flavor out of our $2/piece wings. We asked for additional sauce since all we could taste was grill. But it still didn’t quite cut it. The habanero relish was also a bit off. Smelled slightly fermented and was over the top with the garlic. Hope it is not a new recipe as that relish made these wings worth the drive. The service and ambiance were still as great and friendly as we recalled, even if you aren’t a Raiders fan. But $20 for ten wings, you better deliver.
    4 people found this review helpful 👍

  • 4/5 John A. 1 year ago on Google
    Great people, great food. Don't bother with the gravy, I loved the home cut fries and in house shaved roast beef
    2 people found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 lisa g. 5 years ago on Google
    What a wonderful find while riding the back roads of Maine! Large selection of beers on tap, delicious food and a very personable bartender. The fish and chips were so fresh and favorable and the burger and soup of the day satisfying. They also have shirts and hoodies at great prices.
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 Natalie P. 6 months ago on Google
    This place has AMAZING food, fun bartender, and generous drink pours. We stopped here on our way through based on the great reviews and they aren’t wrong. Would 100% come back.

  • 5/5 Doug D. 6 months ago on Google
    Nice little bar and grill. Food and service was great. Not very busy for a late lunch in the fall. Awesome that we have ATV trail access to eat here! Thank you to the Messalonskee Riders ATV Club.

  • 5/5 Dana R. 1 year ago on Google
    First time and the food was great, those spicy chili dogs are very good, as are the fries, and very very good wings. Food was hot and service was fast yet not rushed, very nice waitress serving us.

  • 5/5 Danielle M. 1 year ago on Google
    Best local bar around! Great staff, amazing food and the best company. You can strike up a conversation with anyone there and feel like a local!

  • 3/5 Barbara H. 9 months ago on Google
    Hopefully I just chose a bad night to try the Thirsty Mule. I am usually alone and like to sit at the bar, there were no seats at the bar. A group of men at the bar were so loud, obnoxious, and clearly drunk. They must’ve thought the rest of the people eating dinner were amused by their very loud/rude conversation. Sometimes people just want to chill, watch a game, have some food and not listen to someone’s drunken nonsense.

  • 5/5 Daryl H. 8 months ago on Google
    Wandering travelers to the area found amazing hidden gem. My family and I stumbled upon this cozy local bar for a meal on the road and loved the food, the locals and the place. Small but comfortable bar is well maintained hard woods. The bathrooms are super clean and the buffallo chicken dip is awesome. They make their own dressings , not runny stuff by the gallon here. Also poutine with pimento sauce in it . Check it out you won't be disappointed.

  • 4/5 Marcos 7 months ago on Google
    They had an unexpected late opening today. (Supposed to open at Noon and instead opened at 2pm). The roast beef sandwich was very good! I added the mushrooms and onions, it was great. The Server Allie was also very nice. This review would have been 5 Stars except they charged me $1.75 for hot sauce! It was a tiny plastic cup of Franks. I had asked for “any hot sauce except Tabasco.” Who charges for condiments? Makes me wonder if they charge extra for catchup too? 🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️

  • 5/5 Tom P. 1 year ago on Google
    Prompt service. Well seasoned wings, good beer.

  • 5/5 Brenda W. 1 year ago on Google
    Food was really good. And our waitress was specular. Looking forward to going again soon

  • 5/5 Carol N. 1 year ago on Google
    This is a great little sports bar. The bartender was cute, very friendly, with a great personality. The drinks were good, and the food was excellent.

  • 5/5 Hans R. 1 year ago on Google
    Very welcoming staff and the other customers were beyond friendly. A great vibe among a local crowd that had never met a stranger.

  • 5/5 Nemo N. 1 year ago on Google
    Fish tacos were really good. The grilled wings were unique and killer. Beer was super cold.

  • 5/5 Robert A. 1 year ago on Google
    Great service. Simple food done VERY well. Their Ranch and Blue Cheese are not only homemade, but DELICIOUS! 6 OUT OF 5 STARS

  • 5/5 A L. 2 years ago on Google
    Clean and cozy pub. Food is amazing and so was the service. Ordered the Bleu cheese burger, best I ever had! Homemade buns, grilled wirh butter. My husband had buffalo chicken mac n cheese and it also was amazing. Will be back!

  • 5/5 Jordan C. 2 years ago on Google
    Love this place!! Wings are awesome, try them!! Good drinks, friendly bartenders with awesome service!!

  • 5/5 Bob W. 1 year ago on Google
    One of the tastiest black and blue burgers I've had, great fries

  • 5/5 Sandra B. 1 year ago on Google
    Really good fish and chips nice worker very clean

  • 5/5 Nathan O. 2 years ago on Google
    This is not a hole in the wall bar. The location has a great atmosphere and the best Bloody Mary’s in Maine. Pizza is always on point

  • 5/5 Sharon A. 2 years ago on Google
    We always love going to the Mule! Food is always great, fun people, great service! Had the chicken and chorizo tacos and the Ding Dong burger. This burger will grow on you big time!! 😊

Call (207) 465-9700 Open on Google Maps


  • Payments
    • ✓️ Debit cards
    • ✓️ Credit cards
    • ✓️ NFC mobile payments
  • Offerings
    • ✓️ Beer
    • ✓️ Food
    • ✓️ Wine
    • ✓️ Alcohol
    • ✓️ Cocktails
    • ✓️ Food at bar
    • ✓️ Hard liquor
    • ✓️ Happy hour food
    • ✓️ Happy hour drinks
  • Accessibility
    • ✓️ Wheelchair accessible entrance
    • ✓️ Wheelchair accessible restroom
    • ✓️ Wheelchair accessible parking lot
  • Dining options
    • ✓️ Seating
  • Service options
    • ✓️ Dine-in
    • ✓️ Takeout
    • ✗ Delivery
    • ✓️ Outdoor seating


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