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Riverside Cafe

151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
+1 207-667-7220
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“quiche” (22 reviews)
“home fries” (25 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grumpy greeter with flowered leggings did not set the tone for a great meal. A group of us used to come in regularly for breakfast. Chalkboard specials are usually good, but lately have not been delivered promptly, resulting in a lackluster and cold meal, same...More

Thank Hiker04605
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very crowded but we got seated quickly. The waitress was attentive and the good was delicious. I had a grilled haddock sandwich with a side salad and cole slaw. My husband had Irish hash with an egg and hollandaise sauce, we both loved...More

Thank Jake0318
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so excited to go to the Riverside for a great breakfast. The experience literally left a bad taste in our mouths. Sad to be revising my previous review of the Riverside but their quality has gone down hill. The stuffed french toast was...More

Thank sheri t
Riverside151, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, Sheri I am so sorry and frankly amazed. I try to see after everything carefully but in this case there must have been a whole day that wasn't right with certain foods or service. Is it possible you can tell me the day you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was so good. The brunch menu is amazing. Staff is very kind and great atmosphere. Highly recommend this cafe.

Thank kathy3249
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The service is excellent! Our waitress was training a new person and they made our evening! So friendly and welcoming. The restaurant was nicely spaced so you weren't sitting on top of each other. My husband had the meatloaf and declared it fantastic. This is...More

Thank happytraveller0617
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I eat breakfast here all the time. I can't rave about you establishment enough. The food is cooked to your liking, and the waitresses are amazing. Hands down the best place for breakfast around.

Thank gcaron43
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Meal was excellent, the waitress seemed to be a little preoccupied. We were seated immediately as the couple we were meeting made reservations for dinner. They had been here before but it was our first time. I would NOT hesitate to go back again!!

Thank rnlose
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Haven't breakfasted at the Riverside Cafe since it was located at the riverside. Driving up from the midcoast to spend the day at Acadia last week we stopped for breakfast last week. The place was mobbed but we got seated within five minutes by their...More

Thank flyeroli
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews about the Riverside so we decided to meet up for breakfast on a Friday morning. Eggs Benedict, eggs, home fries, and ham were orders. Both were amazing! You get a slab of ham as the side, eggs Benedict were done perfectly. Portions...More

Thank Fishrwmn
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our hotel manager suggested this was the best breakfast in town, absolutely Spot on Fantastic food but don't order a latte. Try their Omletes but I was temped by their Burger!

Thank Maggie M
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Where can I buy tickets for the upcoming dinner cabaret on August 21st?
4 July 2016|
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Response from Riverside151 | Property representative |
Check with the Grand, They are organizing the event. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7220
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