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Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
+1 207-610-1880
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
“lobster roll” (17 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was great everyone was extremely friendly and nice. Excellent mozzarella sticks could be a meal in themselves. Absolutely would come back here. 100% recommend this place. So delicious!

Thank ilovecats523
Reviewed 1 week ago

waitress was new or just wasn't paying attention to our order. food was okay. probably will not be back at this governors

Thank _dee79004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate there twice this past summer, once on my own and once as the guest of some friends. Both times were pretty much the same. Big servings, quite reasonable prices. Lot's of take out containers seen leaving the front door. It's a Maine-based chain...More

Thank LoneStarDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kudos to our waitress Stacy. She was smiley and that was infectious. She went above and beyond in friendliness and customer experience. We were recommended by a local we met in another diner to come here. The wait was worth it. We started with the...More

Thank travnutz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start off by telling you all the my husband and I took a trip to barharbor. We were too early for our hotel which wasn’t a problem because we wanted to go shopping then eat. First off it was raining all day. My...More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Everyday food for families. The usual hot beef or turkey sandwich, fish and chips, usual salads, soups and deserts.

Thank ARTarea51
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Went in for some breakfast before a long day of riding. We were pleasantly surprised to see there was a buffet , which we mostly all had. Pancakes, french toast, muffins, bacon, eggs....you name it. All for $10.50 a person. Can't beat that. They also...More

Thank Robsta90rs
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been to this restaurant in many years..and decided to go,as it was across the street from where were staying. Greeted by a nice man and seated promptly. Out wait person arrived and we ordered the usual drinks...water (no charge.anything else is a ripoff)....More

Thank Larry J
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Did a quick review search - saw Governor's as positive so had supper with granddaughters. Girls had salads which were LARGE, and wife & I had the turkey special (Tuesdays) which were excellent. Good service and friendly waiter.

Thank V. B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I picked this restaurant based on "home cooking" and I'm not a huge seafood fan. I got the meatloaf mountain. While it was definitely huge in nature, it wasn't the greatest. The meatloaf was very dry and bland. Our waitress was very nice and attentive...More

Thank akuenzli
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Stacy S
17 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, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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