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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)
Closes in 2 min
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American, Soups
$$ - $$$
253 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1715
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The food was really good with some amazing bakery items. Our waiter was very funny and made our experience great

Thank helloozoeee
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Hey Folks, after being in Maine for many years, finally took the leap and tried the lobster roll at Governor's for their June Birthday Celebration Month. As you will see in the photos, I could only go with a Naked Lobster Roll, meaning nothing on...More

Thank MaineFlatlander
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was good, huge pancakes, eggs, sausage and cinnamon toast were good. Home fries were just fried potatoes. Waitress was nice but never came by the table to see if everything was OK or to refill the coffee.

Thank Tom W
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
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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