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185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
+1 207-667-4494
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11:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Maine, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not been to the Mex since I was in high school and recently realized why I had not visited this establishment in so long. You sit yourself at a table which is fine but it was quite a while before anyone realized we were there. Ordering our meal we experienced no problems but everything after that went downhill.... More 

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Thank amelianicole
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch before heading home, but wish we had kept going. This is the only Mexican restaurant I've been to that didn't bring out a bowl of chips and salsa to our table. The black bean soup tasted like they just pureed a can of beans, no flavor at all. Their prices are high, but the... More 

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Thank Flwrgurl
Ellsworth, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Food and service was great atmosphere was fun loved the marguerite clean and very pleasant nothing else to say

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Thank Birdie2211
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed. After frequenting Mexican restaurants all around the country I would have to rate this one close to the bottom. The food was tasteless. The black beans were awful. Who ever heard of a Mexican restaurant that didn't have salsa? The pico was basically a tomato salad with no flavor.

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Thank Jim O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food! Do not miss this place if your in town! Came here on a whim, looking at a house in the area. This will become our favorite restaurant!

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Thank Joanne Z
Whiting, Maine
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Love the house special margaritas :) Great crab dip with chips a little spice We had chimachungas enormous portion As spicy as you want it Great prices and wonderful attentive service

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Thank Janet R
Bemidji, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here because it was across the street from the Place we wanted to eat at which was closed on Mondays. How can you screw up Mexican right? Wrong! Wait staff was fine but food was not. 7 meals and nobody was happy. Absolutely tasteless on all counts. I had chili and nachos. Chili tasted like Campbell's chunky soup... More 

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Thank Ken H
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing bout this place is pleasing. Maybe the basic nachos. Soda flat food is less then mediocre. Bar area seem in kept Not a fan at all.

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Thank Eileen N
Englewood, Colorado
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133 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was hard to find something on the menu that really grabbed my taste buds. There was 4 of us and every order was different. The guys both had diffenent kids of burritos and cleaned their plates, were they hungry or did they really like it? They said they liked it. I had a combo that included soup, they had... More 

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Thank Gloria S
Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

After an absolutely inedible meal, we'll only go back for the margaritas. Service was fine but I'm shocked by the quality of the food. I don't know how anyone can serve this and expect the customer to pay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-4494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?