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Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro - CLOSED

192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
+1 207-664-7554
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 27, 2016
“Great food, but noisy”
Dec 9, 2014
“Closing for good Dec 31, 2014.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
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Reviewed September 6, 2010

Stopped in here for lunch on the way home from a vacation - it turned out to be an excellent meal. I had the panzanella - terrific bread salad with perfectly ripe tomatoes and lots of crunchy vegetables. My husband had a lobster salad, tucked...More

Thank magcc
Reviewed September 2, 2010

Despite the number of restaurants in Bar Harbor that are allegedly great dining spots, I'd make the 25 minute drive into Ellsworth any day to come here, because it's simply better than anywhere else in the area. Steak frites were a special the evening I...More

Thank youpi93
Reviewed August 28, 2010

This used to be one of our favorite places to eat out, but the last two experiences have changed that. In June, it seemed as though the service had slowed and the portions had shrunk and my husband said that he would think twice before...More

Thank MDI1
Reviewed May 14, 2010

This is our hometown go to restaurant. It's consistently good and the service is always friendly. It's nice to have a place like this in a sea of fast food joints.

Thank fisher1968
Reviewed May 12, 2010

Was up on vacation in Acadia and was meeting some local relatives for dinner in Ellsworth. It was a Saturday night, and the restaurant our relative picked out looked to be more of a bar/nightclub, not what we were hoping for, we just were in...More

1  Thank MerryS
Reviewed March 16, 2010

I applaud the concept of the tapas menu. This place really gives you a million choices and that is alway fun. I actually wonder how they can do it. The place is small and charming with old woodwork, fixtures and mirrors. The food is good...More

Thank Jchiavacci
Reviewed December 31, 2009

Small dining area with excellent food and service. Freshly prepared - though a bit pricey.

Thank staobka
Reviewed November 5, 2009

I have eaten at Cleonice many times over the years and thoroughly enjoyed it but recently I have noticed that it just "ain't what it used to be." Had early dinner with three friends - cocktails and tapas. The beet salad with walnuts, red onions...More

2  Thank MotherofPearl44
Reviewed September 15, 2009

August 2009 -- This beautiful-looking restaurant is housed in a 1937 soda fountain. The wood-paneled interior is lovely and inviting with checker board floor, some small tables up front and booths lining one wall opposite a bar. Photos abound of the chef/owner's mother, Cleonice who...More

Thank Melaniemily
Reviewed August 21, 2009

Although we had no reservation on a busy Friday night, we were seated at a small table near the door. Tapas is offered here as well as small plates and regular sized entrees. My companion chose three items from the tapas menu as her meal...More

Thank Scar52
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
    (between State and Store St)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-664-7554
  • E-mail
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