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MEX

185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
+1 207-667-4494
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good10%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible48%
15 Aug 2017
“Concur with other reviews”
18 Dec 2016
“Love the decor,,,foods not bad, the cocktails rock”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
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Reviewed yesterday

We happened upon this restaurant as an alternative when we found that our lobster place was closed for the season. Guess I should have read the TripAdvisor reviews before entering. They profess to serve Mexican food. I’m not sure where the get the recipes, but...More

Thank Vesta_Guest
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to the Mex for almost 25 years and were totally turned off by the food today. I ordered the fish tacos and the chicken lime soup. After waiting forever for our food to come - and we were the only two people...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The had some very good food here. Different, which I liked. A twist on your average mexican food. If you are looking for the standard, you may not find it here. The drinks were also very good.

Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We are in Maine on vacation and we read the bad reviews as of late after we were seated at Mex. I'm glad that we read them after we were locked in, because the crab enchiladas were really good, the margarita was spot on and...More

Thank kelynamandacassidy
Reviewed 23 August 2017

As many others have asked, how is this place still open? It is by far the worst food, worst service, worst atmosphere I have ever experienced. The salsa was a watery, tasteless mess. The taco meat would have been improved if they had used a...More

Thank anon37
Reviewed 17 August 2017

When my wife and I first came to Ellsworth, ME some 20+ years ago, we were delighted to find a Mexican restaurant in Maine. For many years, the food and the service were great but something has gone terribly wrong. We returned today, August 16,...More

Thank PodgeH
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I used to be a frequent diner here. My husband and I loved to meet after work and relax to good food, friendly service and comfortable booths in lounge area. We often joined summer visitors here. A couple of years ago it had a few...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Would not have eaten at this place except we were pressed for time (going to the Lumberjack show) and other "great" restaurants were either closed or too long of a line. We had to wait forever to get our order taken, then the food took...More

Thank Sicard54
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

How do you stay in business ? I have never had worse food, every one in our group ordered something different, they were consistent, all were horrible. We would have sent them back however they took forever to get them. The place was dead but...More

Thank 243maggiek
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My husband and I are not in Ellsworth often but when we are we usually eat at the Mex. Yesterday I had the Burrito Salad with chicken and he had the Baja Burrito with shredded beef. Delicious!

Thank Catocop
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Rycam
24 October 2015|
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Response from Rycam | Reviewed this property |
Have you read tripadvisor reviews? I would say its time to close down or deliver good food and reasonable prices, too bad another mexican resturant wouldn't come to Ellsworth, you would be toast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-4494
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