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“Awesome pub food! Great Beer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Finn's Irish Pub

Finn's Irish Pub
Ranked #2 of 64 Restaurants in Ellsworth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ellsworth, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome pub food! Great Beer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2014

This place takes familiar pub fare standards, and makes them really stand out. We live nearby and this is our favorite restaurant. Their corned beef rueben starts with a solid SLAB of Finn's own corned beef. Their Wexford Fish Cakes are flavorful and complex. Pub Steak is tender and never overcooked. When I'm just in for a beer, the Irish "nachos" feed the whole table, and are really good - and totally unique.

Nice selection of beers from Maine, all over the US, and Europe. The beer selection rotates frequently, so it's a nice place to try something new.

You can't go wrong here.

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
Bar Harbor, Maine
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“worst margarita ever!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

The food was amazing....I recommend the meatloaf and the pork tenderloin and the garlic mashed potatoes. The vegetable mix of spinach, cabbage, carrots and beets was delicious! HOWEVER....the WORST margarita ever.... What bartender can't make a regular margarita!!!!! This is a Irish Pub where most people stop in for just a cocktail. Kudos to the chef but not the bartender. Food A+ My Drink F.

  • Visited April 2014
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Maine
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Finn's Pub Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

This pub has some great items, if you order the burgers you will not be disappointed. Their pub fair is not my favorite items on the menu. One of my wife's favorite places to eat in Ellsworth.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank David C
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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Pub Food & Beer Selection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very good selection of local craft beers (and others - Bud Light drinkers need not apply). Limited wine selection & full bar. Varied menu, sandwiches, salads and pub entrees.

Finn's home made potato chips are THE BEST. Skip the fries, get the chips. Blackened salmon sandwich or salad, Ellsworth grinder are favorites.

Everything about the place went up a notch since Beth (former co-owner of the Riverside) took over management. Good waitstaff, small kitchen that gets backed up when it's crowded - but there's always another beer to try!

Best place in Ellsworth to get a drink after work. The bar is actually the original "Pineland Diner" a vintage dining car - funky to the extreme!

Visited April 2014
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Thank Jeff J
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Eustis, Maine
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Stop in for a beer!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

Always a favorite when traveling through Ellsworth, inviting atmosphere and the service is good just like the beer!

Visited March 2014
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