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“Dessert good...dinner okay.”

Governor's Restaurant & Bakery
Ranked #13 of 67 Restaurants in Ellsworth
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Just opened April 25th, 2012
Reviewed July 31, 2013

I had heard about this place and thought it was going to be a really good resaurant. Really it more on par with a Denny's when it comes to dinner, but more expensive. My wife, 18 months old daughter, and I ened up spending $50+ for our meals and dessert. I think it could have been spent better elsewhere.

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Thank NichC
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

When you enter this place, you are tantalized by the impressive dessert displays. But that must be the only thing they know how to do. Our meals were all dreadful. They all tasted like warmed-over leftovers from weeks ago. They even found a way to make the chili nearly inedible. The staff was clearly going through the motions. It appears this place stopped caring about their menu a long time ago.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We only had a late-night snack, but the chowder was good and the chocolate eclair was superb. Service was quick and friendly.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Ellsworth has a lot of chain restaurants, but also some fun local places. Governor's is a mix of the two....it's a Maine chain restaurant. They serve the usual hamburgers, chicken, dinner plates...but the best is their desserts. You'll need about 12 of your friends to finish the "Federal Deficit" which is a $20 combination of 10+ ice cream sundaes! They also have whoopee pies, homemade pies, ice cream, and more. Grab a take-out menu if you'll be in town for awhile

Thank SportsMoose
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

The food here wasn't as good as I remembered from a previous visit. It was okay - Denny's type food. But the cream puffs were amazing and the size of softballs.

Thank 1Vicki
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