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Riverside Cafe

151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
+1 207-667-7220
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“quiche” (22 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We camp down the road every year at Lamoine State Park and on rainy mornings, we come to Riverside. They have friendly staff and excellent food that is reasonably priced. They have no problem accommodating our party of 10. We have one dairy allergy, and...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Fantastic service, multiple options for food (brunch in our case), cozy atmosphere. This place was enjoyable, delicious, and I would highly recommend for breakfast.

Thank travelandmarvel
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to stop on way to Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park. Wide lunch selection. My friend had fried haddock that she said was best she'd ever had. I had a perfect BLT, with meaty bacon and fresh tomato slices on sourdough bread. We both loved...More

Thank don418
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place but especially the wait staff they are awesome and friendly. Stl will be back! We came for lunch, breakfast is great too, been many times

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We love this place for breakfast! Always interesting food, plenty of it -- wonderful fruit plate, biscuits, omelettes are excellent and corned beef hash are yummy!

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Grumpy greeter with flowered leggings did not set the tone for a great meal. A group of us used to come in regularly for breakfast. Chalkboard specials are usually good, but lately have not been delivered promptly, resulting in a lackluster and cold meal, same...More

Thank Hiker04605
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was very crowded but we got seated quickly. The waitress was attentive and the good was delicious. I had a grilled haddock sandwich with a side salad and cole slaw. My husband had Irish hash with an egg and hollandaise sauce, we both loved...More

Thank Jake0318
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were so excited to go to the Riverside for a great breakfast. The experience literally left a bad taste in our mouths. Sad to be revising my previous review of the Riverside but their quality has gone down hill. The stuffed french toast was...More

Thank sheri t
Riverside151, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Wow, Sheri I am so sorry and frankly amazed. I try to see after everything carefully but in this case there must have been a whole day that wasn't right with certain foods or service. Is it possible you can tell me the day you...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The breakfast was so good. The brunch menu is amazing. Staff is very kind and great atmosphere. Highly recommend this cafe.

Thank kathy3249
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The service is excellent! Our waitress was training a new person and they made our evening! So friendly and welcoming. The restaurant was nicely spaced so you weren't sitting on top of each other. My husband had the meatloaf and declared it fantastic. This is...More

Thank happytraveller0617
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Response from Riverside151 | Property representative |
Check with the Grand, They are organizing the event. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7220
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