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“Best BBQ Restaurant !”
Review of Mainely Meat on Main - CLOSED

Mainely Meat on Main
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Went for a birthday party . Had a great time . Food was scrumptious and the waitstaff was wonderful. Would definately recommend to anyone who loves a great bbq ! :)

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Thank gina1960
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Ive spent quite a bit of time in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor both in high and low season. Mainely Meats does several things that most of the areas restaurants dont:

1. Focus on one thing and do it well
2. Offer it at non-tourist prices

An average meal is under $10 and they only do BBQ and southern style cuisine. They have their own smokehouse unlike most other places that just try to pass off BBQ using a broiler or oven. The pulled pork had a great smokey flavor, chili was meaty and not too runny, the ribs were a bit too lean for me but the flavor was good.

Id like to see more variety of sauces as there were only two, standard BBQ and a habinero but both were excellent by themselves and mixing the two gives a nice medium sauce.

Id definitely take this place over any other restaurant in Ellsworth or Bar Harbor for an everyday spot based on food, price and staff (owner and staff were all extremely friendly).

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Thank AngryMonkies
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

We did a take out for 7 that was delicious. Something special for everyone. The meats were out of this world, but the beans and salads were a bit hit also. Enough food for many at a very reasonable price

Thank napanut1000
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Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch & greeted immediately. Staff was very friendly. BBQ pork was good & we liked the sauce... We are picky when it comes to BBQ sauce & this was good. Baked beans were very good..sausage on them that gave them a little extra kick. The corn bread was excellent!!! Prices were excellent too!

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Thank PR0506
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Brought guests to the "new" restaurant in town. We all love meat! We were not greeted well and dumped at a dirty table by a young woman we never saw again. Waited 20 minute for a menu. Ordered. Waited 45 minutes and BEGGED for something to eat. Never offered a salad or cornbread until we begged and got 1 piece each of cornbread. Meal was generous, not extraordinary. Check came and it was rounded -- not itemized. Asked for the manager - not on premises. Complete failure for us.

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3  Thank John N
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