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Riverside Cafe

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151 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
+1 207-667-7220
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 128
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 22
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday brunch

We eat here every year (I have a time share in town) We always enjoy the food and friendly service. The location is right on Main St in the historic district so you can easily walk off a few calories and visit some of the nearby shops.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Little Egg Harbor, Nj
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Manchester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

...and one of them is Riverside. Great people there, the food is rediculously yummy and they have very creative specials. Today I had lobster and eggs benedict. Yup, it's as good as it sounds. The atmosphere is very comfortable and conducive to relazing, and every time we go we seem to get the same waitress, Kim, who is exceptional. She... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere! Super waitress! Outstanding crab quiche! Casual and delicious. I would go back again and again if I lived in the area...

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Little Egg Harbor, Nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We eat here every year (I have a time share in town) We always enjoy the food and friendly service. The location is right on Main St in the historic district so you can easily walk off a few calories and visit some of the nearby shops.

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Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We liked the restaurant and the food was good but would not rate as outstanding. The service was excellent, food good and at a reasonable cost.

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Dedham, Maine
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is one of Ellsworth's jewels on Main Street. The non-chain atmosphere is very warm and welcoming. The food is consistently good and we enjoy having breakfast, lunch or dinner at this establishment when we are staying in the area of the summer. I especially love their eggs benedict options for breakfast

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Orland, Maine
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

a lot of options for vegetarians. Food is great and plenty of it. We try to eat here at least once a month. Good prices. A great little maine restaurant

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Boylston, Massachusetts
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Riverside Cafe is a must visit restaurant for anyone traveling to or living Down East. They are primarily open for breakfast and lunch although in the summer they have been known to open for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. My favorite thing on the menu is the crab roll. Local, fresh crab with only a hint of mayonnaise...it... More 

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Mariaville, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

By far the best tasting freshest Maine crab meat I have eaten and the portions were extremely generous. I also have to mention the delicious blueberry pie I had for dessert was the perfect touch to a great meal!

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Riverside Cafe is a go-to staple for breakfast and lunch in Ellsworth! Fresh, hearty, over-sized plates of goodness! Like many locals I chow down here at least once a week and send all my AirBNB guests to the Riverside. Well lit, inviting brick and booths, great prices and great food. Many a time I've heard the smiling servers sharing their... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Best breakfast ever. The bagles are world class and the service is better. For 3 people we spent around 20 bucks and were totally satisfied and on tol of that free coffee refills.

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Additional Information about Riverside Cafe

Address: 151 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
Phone Number: +1 207-667-7220
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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