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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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“home fries” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local favorite. Good food (quality and quantity) and great service. If you are in the area you must eat here!!!

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food from vegetarian to burgers to soups and salads, pancakes, quiches made from local seafood, and more. Ask for a shot of espresso in your coffee, and don't forget the cinnamon rolls.

Thank Judee R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we get the chance we head for Riverside for breakfast. The weekend specials are THE BEST!!!! I am especially fond of the oatmeal bake dishes with fruit or the Eggs Benedict. Flavored coffees, excellent service and very very reasonable prices. We love this place....More

Thank Marielle E
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We really like the food at Riverside, particularly all parts of breakfast. The staff is welcoming and efficient, sensitive to the needs of patrons. We enjoy pancakes and french toast, any of the breads, and the eggs benedict - either veggie or with meat- is...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We have eaten here several times when we are visiting from Florida, and it is such a welcome change from the lack of home made at restaurants where we live. Each time we try something different, and all have been excellent. Well prepared, great taste,...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Only open until 2 p.m., this diner has very good food and service. I have enjoyed the omelets, scrambled eggs, crispy home fries, French toast (with blueberries), pancakes, fresh fruit, and coffee here. All were nicely done, and the service was quite good, as well....More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Riverside is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Sometimes I go alone, take guests, or host a large group. Food is always exceptional, service is fantastic, friendliness is commendable. The Maine wild blueberry pie is the best from here to Kansas. Help yourself.

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The food at the Riverside Cafe is always excellent. Rosie, our waitress, was very helpful and checked on us every 10 to 15 minutes to make sure we were enjoying our food and keeping the coffee cups full. Highly recommend this restaurant for food and...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had not come to riverside for a couple of years due to poor service and food wasn't great. Today we tried again and were wonderfully impressed by efficient service and the best breakfast we've had in Ellsworth in a long time!! Kim was a...More

Thank CarlaO25
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We made a random stop here travelling through Ellsworth and glad we did. Nice atmosphere. We had a nice seat by front window. Waitress friendly and knowledgeable. Many selections and specials. We had Ruben sandwich and chowder. Well prepared. Fries nicely done - crispy. Service...More

Thank danearle
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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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