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Finelli Pizzeria

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12 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME 04605
2076640230
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 61
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 12
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
good pizza

had a very good crust and also the toppings were very nice and fresh. crisp crust and I asked for thin and it did come to us that way. very clean and the staff was very nice and polite. good parking and good seating inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2015
Barry N
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RHODE ISLAND
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've driven past this place a hundred times. Recently, a friend asked if I'd tried it. "No." Apparently I've been missing one of the best pizza pies in Maine! This true New York style pizza is made to order, piping hot, and DEEElicious! The restaurant is pretty quirky, but the pie is amazing. Can't wait to stop in again.

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Thank Martin B
RHODE ISLAND
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

had a very good crust and also the toppings were very nice and fresh. crisp crust and I asked for thin and it did come to us that way. very clean and the staff was very nice and polite. good parking and good seating inside.

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Thank Barry N
Deer Isle, Maine
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Thin crust, New York style. Quality usually good but best with the owner as the cook and that's not always the case. Can also be quite average with a different cook. Large portions, medium priced. Atmosphere below average; apt to be noisy. Diner type seats and tables; not comfortable for a long supper. Many customers take pizza out. No one... More 

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Thank Ciderwinemaker
Maine
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Many wonderful pizza choices. We had a calzone (terrific) and chicken parm sub small which was plenty. Chicken strips on sub were a surprise yet delicious and made for easy eating. Allagash White complimented nicely.

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Thank MrsYo
Hancock, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Never reviewed a place before but I could live on their pizza! I Love the sauce and the crispy brick oven crust, the cheese has wicked flavor. During blueberry season they do a blueberry feta pizza with honey I think..bought it just for laughs and ended up buying it all season. The pizza is always great but there's this one... More 

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Trenton, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It advertises as the best pizza in Ellsworth, and it is! Specially recommended is the spinach and ricotta pizza.

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Thank Cadejo25
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I suspect there are many who will disagree with my post because I am a traditionalist. I know people who love this place, but I pervert more traditional pizzas. Service was fine. Btw, I treat 3 starts as average so I didn't dislike it either.

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Thank Keith H
Lexington, Kentucky
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Quick and easy! We got a couple slices of pesto tomato, super good! We also tried the Italian grinder, it was delicious! Beer on tap! They have desserts too! The people were super friendly too!

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Thank bdstacy13
Branson, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

We were very disappointed in the pizza we had there. It appeared to be New York style but the crust was "see through ". The place appeared cluttered and not very clean. The pie was over priced and the toppings skimpy.

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1 Thank George M
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch en route to Fort Knox, and are happy to report that they served up the best pizza I've had in a long while! We just got the basic, large pepperoni, and a chef's salad which was made of mixed greens rather than iceberg (yay!!!) and looked small until we started serving it and discovered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: 2076640230

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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