Welcome to State Lunch

Locals welcome,
visitors encouraged

State Lunch is an Award winning globally inspired gastropub located in Augusta Maine serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week, with a rotating seasonal menu and imaginative cocktails. We hope to serve you soon!

…nails the sweet spot between elevated and approachable.

Downeast Magazine

Visit State Lunch

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217 Water St, Augusta, ME, 04330

Craft cocktails
without the fuss

State Lunch was named 2022 Best Cocktail Bar in Maine by Maine Magazine and is led by 2022 Best Bartender of the Year Brittany Parlin and Lead Bartender Mallori Park.

Proudly Awarded

Best Cocktail Bar + Best Bartender

2023 • Maine Magazine


Maine Magazine

Offering an upscale pub menu in a hip industrial space, State Lunch is a key part of Augusta’s renaissance.


Downeast Magazine

…As indoor dining becomes the norm again, it’s a welcome player in the continuing Augustaissance.


Portland Press Herald

I don’t say this often, but it’s absolutely worth the drive from Portland to Augusta to experience it for yourself.

Where delectable
meets approachable

Executive Chef and Owner Matt Margolski has compiled his years of experience cooking around the county to create a menu that is approachable but nuanced and changing daily.

Kind Words We've Heard

Chris F.

Never have had a bad experience at this place. Always fast service and some of the best food around. Always top of our list for dinner.

Mike M.

Lovely place, incredible food and cocktails. We could easily tell they took very special care in using quality ingredients and prep. Absolutely wonderful. Will be returning again and again!

Jodi C.

First time there and would totally go back. Amazing food, friendly staff. Thank you for making Mother’s day special for both me and my mom.