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MEX

185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
+1 207-667-4494
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good8%
  • Average10%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible45%
18 Dec 2016
“Love the decor,,,foods not bad, the cocktails rock”
16 Nov 2016
“Disappointing!”
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bartender/hostess was friendly and efficient. My food and drink were served promptly. The description of the heat of the chili was a bit inaccurate, hotter than described, but tasty.

Thank alycemasters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst Mexican and most expensive I have ever experienced. Bland no taste. I call it taco night at the nursing home! We all had different menu items and one said good, one said fair and 4 said terrible. It is indescribable how...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I am from California originally so I know Mexican food. This is the worst, sadly we knew it was going to be bad with they brought out the chips and salsa. Or should I say chips and ketchup gross

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very bland and disappointing. I'm not sure what took so long for the meals to come out - maybe the microwave was on the blink. The waitress never asked us how our meals were, probably because she knew what we'd say. "Wicked Good Soup" was...More

Thank Oronian
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I was left without words when leaving this place. Everything from the time we entered the restaurant, disturbing the waitstaff seated at the bar, drinking their sodas, to the meals and drinks, to the time we left was absolutely beyond poor. Beyond. beyond...............beyond! Its almost...More

2  Thank cgagnon64
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I could write a ten page report on how bad this place is from the service to the food. A look in the kitchen window from the side dining room confirms what many here suggest, that the food is all microwaved. Awful. The owner must...More

2  Thank carlfadron
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I am sad to say that this formerly excellent restaurant has been neglected to a point of embarrassment. I have lived in this area for 17 years and I used to frequent this restaurant 1-2x/wk. I stopped about 8 years ago when it really started...More

2  Thank skypath
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Definitely worth a visit. The tables are huge, you will relax and sit back and enjoy a giant drink and some chips and salsa and hor douerves as well. After awhile you might order a meal, this seems like a place to just hang out...More

Thank gimmeshelter2
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Not greeted at door, sat ourselves and waited minutes until a server reeking of cigarette smoke came to take our order. Food was obviously not freshly prepared, there were obvious signs lacking that were indicating the food was actually cooked, rather than reheated. Soup came...More

Thank bernabetelfor
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I have not been to the Mex since I was in high school and recently realized why I had not visited this establishment in so long. You sit yourself at a table which is fine but it was quite a while before anyone realized we...More

Thank amelianicole
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Rycam
Why don't you serve chips and salsa like all other mexican resturants do instead of trying to charge people a lot of money? Your food is terrible..
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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail