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643 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401-3365
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Governors is an awesome restaurant! If you can't find,something you like on their extensive menu and daily specials I would be shocked. There is, plenty of comfort food of excellent quality and generous portions. Their French fries are the best around. Service is very good as,well. The prices are,some of the best around.

Thank frank c
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The special was a $9.00 haddock dinner, and it was LARGE. We decided to buy one, split it, and order a side salad. The waitress delivered the main course divided onto two plates, and they looked like normal-size dinners. Governor's appears to attract a lot of locals, and everyone was friendly.

Thank Robert E
Saint John, Canada
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280 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a late lunch and my husband and I decided to order a couple of dishes to share. We had 1 lb of boneless chicken wings and an order of deep fried pickles. Our food wasn't long coming and it was piping hot. The chicken wings, really chicken fingers, were so moist and tasty and the deep fried pickles were... More 

Thank Katrina W
Saint John, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, large portions. Good prices, Home cooked meals. Large bakery items -- two immature males at the door seating people, acting silly -- other than that, a great restaurant.

Thank sloggie2016
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback... We'll pass it on to our team! More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several time while travelling through Maine... The last time we gisited was 2 summers ago. We have always loved the bkft buffet... But on Sat July 30... We were very disappointed. This buffet was minimal, the food was replenished & items were cold & hard ( pancakes) There was always a big selection of... More 

Thank Alison G
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Hi Alison: I'm very sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. I will certainly pass your feedback on to our Bangor team so that we can learn from it. I'd love to know what time you visited the restaurant so we can figure out what went wrong. I'd also love to send you a gift card to make up... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 young grandchildren to governor's for the breakfast buffet. We sat for quite some time without any acknowledgement from any one .After 2 other couples were waited on after us we got up and left. Thank you governors for that great customer service!!!

Thank Mwoodman81
Jason C, Public Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Hi Mwoodman81 - Thanks for your feedback. We're currently investigating to see what happened, but certainly something that should never happen! We're very sorry that we failed you. We'd love to know more about what day and time you visited - Could you email us at info@governorsrestaurant.com so we can try and make it up to you? Thanks again, Jason... More 

Bangor, Maine
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256 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went to Govenors for breakfast, the Buffett specifically, due to we were in a hurry. When we arrived they was a small wait, at least that is what they told us. 25 minutes later we were seated and they got us coffee. We told them we just wanted the Buffett. We went up to the buffett and literally everything is... More 

Thank Lo3rn
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Hi Lo3rn: I'm very sorry that you had a poor experience at our Breakfast buffet. I've alerted our Bangor store about your visit so that they can look into what happened. We'd love to make it up to you some how. If you visit our website GovernorsRestaurant.com and submit a comment email we can take care of you. Thanks for... More 

Bedford, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Family style seating, a toy train runs around the top perimeter of the room. Menu is varied, good salads, seafood and other popular meal choices. Featured desserts and bakery, large portions

Thank 495906
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good food at fair prices.Large menu. Breakfast is especially good. Try the onion rings, thick sliced and tenderly flavorful.wait staff is good. Great home made desserts.

Thank frank c
Bangor, Maine
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Governor's is a great place to eat. They serve large portions and prices are reasonable. Good atmosphere as well.

1 Thank davidwyankowsky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401-3365
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: 947-3113
Full service restaurant & bakery serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert. We do catering, special orders, and breakfast all day. Governor's is family owned for over 50 years.

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