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Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro - CLOSED

192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
+1 207-664-7554
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
27 Apr 2016
“Great food, but noisy”
9 Dec 2014
“Closing for good Dec 31, 2014.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, French, Greek
$$ - $$$
192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoy the food and the service is excellent and friendly. Too noisy for us though and my wife can't hear with a lot of background noise so it's not a place we often go.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The only restaurant in Ellsworth to use locally grown foods and sea food is closing. 12.5 years of trying has come to an end. Food costs were high and customers were scarce some times. Sorry to see them go.

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 December 2014

i prefer the old space the cleonice was in and I will have to try the cellar that occupies that now. But we went to the cleonice looking for tapas.... The tapas menu was very limited so we opted for pizza. Well, I'm not a...More

Thank freddapick
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Unfourtunately this lovely old Ellsworth building was still very chilly when we gave Cleonise a try for Sunday Brunch so instead of warm and welcoming, it was quite cool and slightly uncomfortable. I realize the owner controls the heat but if Cleonise hopes to encourage...More

3  Thank keepmovingmomma
Reviewed 2 November 2014

There are always such interesting items on the menu, all made with the freshest of local ingredients. They have a limited lunch menu that includes great pizza. The roasted seasonal vegetable pizza is my favorite. For dinner, I recently had the grilled acorn squash stuffed...More

1  Thank MCD54_13
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This restaurant is in a building that shares space with other businesses, but it all works. I ordered the Barbacoa Spanish Chicken with a small salad. The flavor profiles of the two, on the same plate, were a wonderful complement. I ordered the white wine...More

1  Thank Winequine
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Passing through this cute town, not many restaurants on yelp...happy we stumbled into this spot. Nice atmosphere and DELICIOUS food! Highly recommend!

Thank All_is_on_fire
Reviewed 15 September 2014

I was in Maine in 2012 and had a wonderful meal at Cleonice so arriving for another visit stopped for dinner on my way to a b&b in Machias. Had the lobster paella and it was outstanding. The cappuccino mousse was a wonderful light way...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We have never been disappointed. Both the service (Chanel is exceptional) and the food has always been great. A couple of my favorites is their albacore tuna and their lamb burgers. My wife enjoys they great variety of salads. We also enjoy the flat bread...More

1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

We ordered a couple of interesting tapas along with the lobster paella to share. Everything was great Small place so get a reservation. Low key and good service in an interesting but informal atmosphere

1  Thank Jrmcape
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
    (between State and Store St)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-664-7554
  • E-mail
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