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Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
+1 207-610-1880
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
“whoopie pies” (9 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (5 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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American, Soups
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253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered breakfast on-line, blueberry pancakes, french toast, home fries, coffee, bacon & sausage patties. Everything was great! Coffees came large but plain. Good thing I got a milk. Real maple syrup too!

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has daily specials and my wife and I went on 5 dollar burger night. The burger and fries were very good but the made on premises blueberry crumb pie was delicious. Great place for family at reasonable prices.

Thank RogerB2506
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Governor's is where you want to go on Mondays because in June, 2917 a hamburger and fries are a deal! Our family loves the fish chowder, fish anything! Our family likes to go there because the food is down home cooking and they have great...More

Thank 24Travel2002
Reviewed 31 May 2017

wonderful family restaurant with good food and lots of selections to choose from nice atmosphere peaceful

Thank berwickgirl314
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

They have specials evening. We both had broiled scallops-$16.95. Rolls are excellent. Soup was meatloaf Italian-fair. Didn't care for the homemade chips. Very disappointed that I just couldn't eat any dessert. All look delicious, but we were stuffed. Waitress was pleasant and food arrived quickly...More

Thank ggrib1
Reviewed 13 May 2017

When most people come to Maine, the first thing they want is lobster. Don't get it at Governor's. The lobster itself is okay and they don't use a lot of filler (mayo and celery), but they place less than 1/2 cup of the lobster on...More

Thank bossmaam
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here before, but the homemade sweets like whoopie pies, and other goodies are the heart and soul of your restaurant. Not good for my waistline, but yummy.

1  Thank gcaron43
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Really great food, large portions and the most delicious (and huge) carrot cake. Server was so friendly and helpful

Thank wendymax66
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is part of a small chain I think. Their food is fairly standard family food - meat loaf, burgers, shepard's pie, etc. My wife had a cheese burger that she enjoyed. Not just a standard round pattie of meat. I had liver and onions...More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Large selection but feel it's medicore at best EXCEPT DESSERT,! Desserts are amazing portions are larger than expected. When you need something other than ice cream it's a great choice

Thank Eileen N
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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