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Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
+1 207-610-1880
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
“whoopie pies” (9 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever my husband and I get out to lunch it is usually to our favorite spot, Governors! The food is always prepared as requested and served hot when appropriate. The wait staff is friendly and very helpful. Service is excellent.

Thank maryc04640
Reviewed 8 November 2017

One thing the Americans do well is breakfast, and Governor's does it very well. The staff are really friendly and helpful, you only need to go once and they greet you like an old friend when you go again. The buffet looked very good but...More

Thank avenabo
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review! We'll share it with the team :)

Reviewed 1 November 2017

We are normally a little leery of breakfast buffets. Food can sit there and get cold and stale. But Governor's kept it fresh and hot. And you can order eggs made however you want! They also make toast out of the bread you choose saying...More

Thank Kaye N
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Kaye - thanks so much for the review of our Buffet! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Spent half a day on planes and automobile and just wanted some place near where we were staying for lunch. Portion sizes were bigger than expected and should not have ordered appetizers as we were almost full before lunch arrived. Scallops were very good and...More

Thank vbom
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much for the review and for stopping in! Enjoy your trip!

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Great little place for breakfast! Timmy our server was very welcoming, offered suggestions. Had the Governors Breakfast special $4.00 and thanks to the recommendation got the free upgrade of repurposed baked potatoes from the day before as hash brown potatoes with onions. Breakfast was quick...More

Thank Jane G
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Jane - Thanks for the review! Glad you stopped in to see us. We'll pass your note on to Timmy!

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great food too much!! Plenty of left overs! We got the club sandwich were on a time schedule! They were quick and food was great

Thank justformykids
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in and leaving a review!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Reminded me of the old Howard Johnsons restaurants when I was a kid. Don’t expect a fine dining experience, it sort of an upscale diner menu. Allison was our server and she was very nice, taking the time to joke around and make our visit...More

Thank Vesta_Guest
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food! My husband and I had our first Maine lobster roll and it was fantastic. Also had a caesar salad which was great! For dessert we had what they call the nightmare- 2 brownies with peanut butter! Rich and Scrumptious !

Thank fiddlinlaura85
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Awesome... thanks for the review!

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We appreciated the meal at Governor's, in fact we went back a second time. Looking for a family restaurant ... this is it. The wide selection on the menu includes daily specials and baked goods are available in the front food server. Service was very...More

Thank elv
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Come hungry! Be sure to try turkey dinner and pie. You'll feel like Thanksgiving night, happy and drowsy.

Thank jcl101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
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Description
Just opened April 25th, 2012
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