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Governor's Restaurant

643 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401-3365
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English first
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I am a nice person until I'm hungry and you promise to bring me a roll right away while I wait for my meal and then you don't. We waited 15 min to get our drinks.. (I asked for my roll at the point and she said yes right away) 30 minutes later and 3 different trips by our table... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Its been a while since we had been here because its never a good experience when we go. (bad food, bad service, etc) I have a go gov card and since it was my birth month, they put $7 on the card. So I thought, why not try it again? We went for breakfast. They had value breakfasts and there... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I'm not a regular here, and may have just visited on a bad night, but this is my experience: Stopped in at Govenor's Bangor a few days before Thanksgiving and received a lesson on how NOT to cook a turkey dinner :-( 1. Meat was under cooked and served near room temperature. 2. Meat was served in large chunks instead... More 

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Bangor, Maine
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Governor's used to be a reliable, inexpensive place to take the family anytime but in the past year the Broadway location has become unworthy of a visit. The food was mediocre and cold, the service the same. We used to eat there frequently but our October visit will be our last,

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DeBary, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

All the typical hearty comfort food that is expected at a diner, plus lobster rolls. Plenty fresh sugary deserts. Many juicy burger varieties and lots of fried food. It does not have overwhelming number of menu choices as a NY-NJ diner has, featuring hundred of items, but Governor's selections are good old fashion food.

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Dexter, Maine
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We recently ate here one night on the way home. The food is good but very "plain". It is, I guess, home style. Not to say there is anything wrong with that, it was plentiful and tasty. It is a good value for the money and the staff was very pleasant and helpful.

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Saint John, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A great little roadhouse style eatery. They have several locations - we tried the one in Bangor and the one in Old Town. Fairly large portions - service was excellent - desserts & bakery have a very large and tasteful selection - id you like "treats" - order a LIGHT main and save space for the desserts - you will... More 

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Nerepis, NB
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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147 reviews 147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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Additional Information about Governor's Restaurant

Address: 643 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401-3365
Phone Number: 207-947-3113
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse

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