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55 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1722
+1 207-667-2433
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (65 reviews)
“pot roast” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
55 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1722
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were absolutely starved when we arrived at Helen's and already knew what we wanted based on the reviews that we had read....the pot roast! It was really good and we were able to make room for a piece of pie. We asked our very...More

Thank WizardofAz60
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped at this place accidentally because was riding by and still open. Glad we did. Very good fresh warm Italian bread! If you like pies you will love theirs! I had the best blueberry pie ala mode here! Service fantastic and friendly! Worth stopping!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good food ALOT homemade. They have Daily Specials. Service is friendly and knowledgeable. Menu is very Much a wide one with lots to choose from. One of the best family food places in town.

Thank Elwood C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch here for my birthday - the haddock sandwich was wonderful! Blueberry cream pie was what I CAME FOR!!

Thank Rathkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meeting and we had dinner at helens and the food and the pies was great. Nice place to eat.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and food choices. Chocolate pie is delicious! Pot roast is a hit with entire family. Family atmosphere and prices are reasonable. We go several times every year.

Thank angelacF7094VF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super friendly service, delicious bites and killer deserts! Warm baked bread loafs to munch on before your meal, and the most difficult part of the meal was having to choose from all of the savory selections! Had the blueberry pie, just fantastic.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Sunday dinner after church today and were very disappointed. I chose a special, the haddock with egg sauce. The egg sauce had no flavor and was watery with the consistency of milk. Mashed potatoes were good, but the squash was also watery and flavorless....More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here with a large group for dinner. Food good and it was nice that we could all be seated at two tables. I think everyone enjoyed the meal, at least I didn't hear any complaints. Deserts looked great but I was way to full....More

Thank william r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped again this year and the food was just fantastic. The pot roast dinner was by far the best! Super tender and great flavor. The mashed potatoes were homemade and great. You can't go wrong with the fried chicken either has the best breading, super...More

Thank Gabbi32
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Dan P
10 March 2016|
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Response from BancyN | Reviewed this property |
Well, you are right. I have not eaten these before but wanted to try one during my trip to Maine. The roll I got was a regular, cheap hot dog bun, nothing special and no grilled top cut roll. Based on this experience, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-2433
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