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Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

) #14 of 36 Restaurants in Ellsworth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Soups
253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
+1 207-610-1880
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“whoopie pies” (9 reviews)
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06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
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31 - 40 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had dinner here twice during our stay. We chose different items both times. Everything was good. They have a nightly special that is a great deal for the money. There is a nice variety.

Thank Raymosey
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here while staying at the nearby Ramada Inn. Baked goods were excellent. I had the shepherd's pie as an entree and it was excellent. Hot and filling, just the way it should be. My raspberry pie was excellent, too. This place was...More

1  Thank Carol327
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday night and the Friendly's vibe was undeniable from the word go. Maybe they were the original, but from the decor to the sweet shop to the layout... everything. Our server was extremely nice, which I think was a smokescreen to...More

Thank Darren K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had 2 of my grandchildren & their Dad w/me, this was where the grandkids wanted to go. Hey, definitely better than all the fast food joints we have in town! Very good children's menu & they were happy w/their French toast & mac &...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have been here in the fall, making trips to Bar Harbor. This is almost adjacent to the causeway to Mt. Desert Island. Two prior trips were not great, but not bad. This time the "chicken pot pie" was a re-heated 1/6th of a pieplate...More

Thank DocJim65
Jason C, Public Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hi DocJim65: I'm very sorry that you had a subpar experience at Governor's in Ellsworth. As much as we try to be perfect on every visit, we know we make mistakes. I will share your comments with our team so that they learn from your...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

We came here for breakfast as tourists. There were plenty of locals in there. Service was kind of slow, but the food was pretty good. I got the seasonal pumpkin pancakes. They are big and 2 is really plenty. My boyfriend got the Hunter's Breakfast....More

Thank gringatx
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped in for a small meal in the evening. Had haddock chowder and haddock fry. The bakery in this place is amazing. We splurged on dessert, which we shared, and it was so good. Had to wait for a table; it is a popular...More

Thank BetteKDyersville
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We came from Bar Harbor to shop at Wal-Mart and Home Depot. Made a wrong turn into their parking lot. Serendipity! The baked goods wrre on display while we waited for a seat. WOW! I had the small clam strips. If that was small, only...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

Good basic food with great service . Waitress Nicole was outstanding not just to our table but the other around us also. Went out of her way to give a personal touch with her kind interaction with guest.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

So nice to walk into a place expecting to be shuffled through ( during busy leaf peeping season), but instead having personalized service. David was our waiter. He made good eye contact, was patient with our questions about their large menu, and even split up...More

Thank ChloeRosita
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Stacy S
16 April 2017|
Response from Jason C | Property representative |
Kids are considered 10 and under
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-610-1880
  • E-mail
Just opened April 25th, 2012
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