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“Really Good!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Helen's

Helen's
Ranked #18 of 64 Restaurants in Ellsworth
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
chicago, il
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129 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Really Good!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2012

Helen's is a popular place in Ellsworth and it is easy to see why! The food and service can be counted upon to be very good. Portions are anything but skimpy. There is a wide selection of local fare, mostly seafood and for dessert, just quite excellent pie! You must try the banana split pie if they have it! It sells out quickly. The wait staff is really fun and very willing to serve and take care of you.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Howland, Maine
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652 reviews
516 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“best place in ellsworth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2011

great food good price ,great wait staff,I can't see why its only 19 out of 31

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank thedipman
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Peak District
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59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2011

We had an extremely good meal and excellent service

Visited November 2011
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133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“It IS the PIE”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2011

Mediocre food - diner type stuff and huge portions that was a bit tasteless at best but the PIE! OMG- best coconut creme on earth. So skip dinner and get the Pie...and a cup of coffee and it is all good from there!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank PhDRN
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Flint, Michigan
1 review
“First Trip To Maine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2011

We were late for the fall foliage, but not too late for Helen's! Service was excellant even though they seemed quite busy everything wasa timed perfect! Prices were moderate compared to another restaurant in town that we had eaten at the evening before and had been vey disappointed with the atmosphere, service and food there.

Tuesnight I had boiled Maine Lobster and my wife had Lobster Alfredo and we shared a huge piece of Blueberry Pie alamode!

We liked it so well we went back and ate last (Wed) night! We had fried clams and fried scallops! A+++++ oh and this time we had Banana Split Pie....it was decadent!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank WEATHERHOUND
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