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Governor's Restaurant

643 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401-3365
207-947-3113
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Ranked #47 of 160 Restaurants in Bangor
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 18, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Nerepis, NB
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

When we travel through Maine Governor's restaurant and bakery is always a must. Not only do the kids like the train that travels around the restaurant the food is delicious. I have done the buffets and regular menu items and I never leave unsatisfied. I can still smell the homemade rolls, yummy! Its a must to try.

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Bangor, Maine
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

SLOW, UNCARING waitstaff. I mean SLOW...like 22 minutes to be ACKNOWLEDGED!!! Then the food was SLOWER. We were told it was because it was busy. (there were a dozen or more EMPTY tables!!) Food was cold (OBVIOUSLY slowness was NOT kitchen. Because of the slowness ordering we ordered 2 grilled cheese...we were tight for time at this point.... after another... More

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Corinth, Maine
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132 reviews 132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We've owned a home outside of Bangor for seventeen years and recently went to a family dinner at Governor's for the first time since eating there maybe fifteen years ago. There are many somewhat middle-of-the-road dining options in Bangor; and I always thought of Governor's as one of those kind of boring places, albeit with a train running along a... More

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Moncton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Hubby and I ate here instead of the continental breakfast offered at our hotel. We both got the omelets - I ordered 2 egg Mexican omelet. Really good, and filling. Even included toast and coffee. The coffee wasn't great, but hey, its a diner! Service was prompt and professional. Would go back.

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We enjoyed our trip to Governor's during our recent trip to Bangor. Please save room for desert- it's excellent! We went for dinner but I'd wager their breakfasts are fit for kings. Their baked goods (and rolls) were top notch. The staff were super friendly and the place is frequented by locals. The place could use some updating in the... More

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Halifax
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

After a long day on the road we enjoyed a great meal and excellent service. My husband had chicken Marsala and I had liver. Both excellent choices. I would strongly recommend this restaurant.

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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124 reviews 124 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

First let me say I've eaten the Fisherman's Platter on several occasions at the Waterville & Old Town restaurants. The food has always been very good to excellent; I do prefer the Waterville place, but both are good.....HOWEVER, the Bangor restaurant's version of the seafood platter is AWFUL !!!... The seafood is fried in a batter SOOOO heavy & thick,... More

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Largo, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My family eats here quite a lot, both eat in and take out. It is a great value as the portions are generous. The desserts are awesome! I love the lemon pie. If you get take out the desserts are right in front of you- so tempting- while they get your order for you. If you do eat in make... More

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Oakville, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

After a long day on the room we needed a good meal. Sara served us quickly and efficiently and looked after all of our needs. My wife and I both had the broiled haddock - very tasty.

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Bangor, Maine
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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Governor's is one of the few places you can count on to be kid-friendly and a very good value. The breads and desserts are well above standard restaurant fare. The portions of everything are extremely generous. If you go at peak meal times, you may have to wait (in front of a very tempting display of desserts), but it will... More

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