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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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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

May even be a sacrament! No one does it better! Ellsworth is BLESSED with good breakfast spots. Especially as we turn to winter, it is even more important to be able to start early and get a good jump on the day.

Thank 145maine
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Popular place for locals in Ellsworth. We had to wait about 45 minutes for breakfast on a Sunday. They have an interesting variety on the menu, the omelets were good, but cappuccinos were teeny tiny and not worth the extra expense.

Thank ToucanSam787
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are in the Ellsworth area, we get to Riverside for the creative menu. I love their Spinach salad, have also enjoyed a salad with crabcake, and the breakfast is to die for and you can get a great fruit bowl with breakfast instead...More

Thank cynvarney
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Fast, friendly service. Accommodating server. Good, simple food enjoyed by locals. Very reasonable prices. Be aware that no credit cards accepted.

Thank kernancross
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had yet another great breakfast. We are never disappointed. The food is always a great value, and our server Miranda was awesome, she should get a raise.

Thank gcaron43
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very good restaurant. Clean, good food. I love their turkey club sandwiches. Good fried fish as well. Reasonably priced. Good service, although sometimes a little slow.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed when I visited that the card option is still not up and running. Back in September, management stated on Trip Advisor that the card option would be back in a week or so. As of October 7th, it's still not back. Also,...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I don't take any pleasure in giving a really negative review to a restaurant, but my meal was so bad that I feared getting ill later. The hamburger tasted nothing like any hamburger I've had before, and I don't mean that as a compliment. Despite...More

Thank pd2think
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Decent meal, clam chowder had a great flavor. Went for lunch and had a BLT sandwich. Great location on Main Street.

Thank GreenA8
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We found the Riverside on our way home from a stay in Bar Harbor on 9/25. The breakfast menu was traditional with a few twists (great homemade toasted bread), excellent coffee, and a very pleasant server (whose name we didn't get...sorry). Loved the quaint, classic...More

Thank MassachusettsTravels
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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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