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Cellar Bistro

112 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
+1 207-669-6439
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“prosciutto” (3 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
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112 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We vacation in the area every year and very much enjoyed this restaurant when it was Cleonice. We have continued to patronize the place since it became Cellar Bistro. We love the space and thought the food, which included tapas type items and happy hour...More

Thank FranandGene
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us had the pork loin, and the third had crab cakes. The food was decent but not great. We shared a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. The place looks very inviting, with all the wood paneling and intimate booths. Overall, Cellar Bistro is alright,...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second visit here, since it was one of the few open restaurants late in the evening. The first was less than memorable, sadly this time I will remember. I made a vow not to return. The place was dark, but that didn't...More

Thank junkmailpile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a delicious falafel on pita sandwich, homemade falafel! All ingredients were fresh and delicious! Great local beers available and delicious cocktails!

Thank sarahachristensen9
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We arrived in Ellsworth rather late and weren't sure where to eat so we stopped in at the Cellar Bistro. Loved the ambiance of the restaurant which was similar to an Irish bar...lots of beautiful wood. They have interesting cuisine. Because it was late, I...More

Thank SandyKingstonNewYork
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

From the frazzled waitress to the inaccurate order to the undercooked rice, this stop was nothing short of disappointing. Wasted stop on our vacation...

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way home from a relaxing Bar Harbor vacation. We ordered a Pita Wrap and a Vegetarian Panini. My wife ordered a ginger ale. From the poor service, to the fact that neither of our orders were right, to the incorrect bill,...More

1  Thank csd02476
Reviewed July 31, 2017

If you love food you will enjoy this restaurant. If you especially like Mediterranean food served in a healthy way using local sources then you wil love this place. The decor is old school and beautiful. The service is always exemplary.

Thank Gbear2013
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Based on an earlier visit, we were looking forward to a special dinner in this attractive, well-located restaurant. The bartender led us in the only remaining booth and asked for our drink orders before we even sat down. We indicated we would like wine to...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed July 22, 2017

...a very good flatbread, ample drinks, and a pleasant chat with the bartender. The decor, preserved from the original Lucchini's Restaurant, is quite beautiful.

Thank jme36
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-669-6439
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Cellar Bistro is a Farm & Sea to Table Restaurant inspired by Mediterranean Cuisine using fresh local ingredients from New England Farms and Seafood from the Gulf of Maine.

Cellar Bistro features a large wine list. Fine craft beer and a full bar with espresso, specialty cocktails and classics alike. Charcuterie plates with local and international cheese and meats. Fresh oysters and local Maine produce and seafood will make this a must stop for dinner, lunch, happy hour or dessert.

Located at 112 Main Street in Downtown Ellsworth Maine in the Historic Luchini Building.
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