Thoroughly enjoy the food and the service is excellent and friendly. Too noisy for us though and my wife can't hear with a lot of background noise so it's not a place we often go.
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The only restaurant in Ellsworth to use locally grown foods and sea food is closing. 12.5 years of trying has come to an end. Food costs were high and customers were scarce some times. Sorry to see them go.
i prefer the old space the cleonice was in and I will have to try the cellar that occupies that now. But we went to the cleonice looking for tapas.... The tapas menu was very limited so we opted for pizza. Well, I'm not a...More
Unfourtunately this lovely old Ellsworth building was still very chilly when we gave Cleonise a try for Sunday Brunch so instead of warm and welcoming, it was quite cool and slightly uncomfortable. I realize the owner controls the heat but if Cleonise hopes to encourage...More
There are always such interesting items on the menu, all made with the freshest of local ingredients. They have a limited lunch menu that includes great pizza. The roasted seasonal vegetable pizza is my favorite. For dinner, I recently had the grilled acorn squash stuffed...More
This restaurant is in a building that shares space with other businesses, but it all works. I ordered the Barbacoa Spanish Chicken with a small salad. The flavor profiles of the two, on the same plate, were a wonderful complement. I ordered the white wine...More
I was in Maine in 2012 and had a wonderful meal at Cleonice so arriving for another visit stopped for dinner on my way to a b&b in Machias. Had the lobster paella and it was outstanding. The cappuccino mousse was a wonderful light way...More
We have never been disappointed. Both the service (Chanel is exceptional) and the food has always been great. A couple of my favorites is their albacore tuna and their lamb burgers. My wife enjoys they great variety of salads. We also enjoy the flat bread...More