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1185 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-5030
753-0173
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a breakfast lover or homemade dessert lover then this is the place for you! this is a great spot with an amazing breakfast buffet! and amazing homemade treats!

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Thank Nick D
Shapleigh, Maine
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How difficult is it to bring me a club soda, NO ICE, with a wedge of lemon or lime? Evidently, very difficult. Hate ice is all I can say. Ordered the pork tenderloin with onion and bacon marmalade - very good, except for the overcooked, gray Brussels Sprouts! Mashed potato with a well of gravy was not too impressive either.... More 

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Thank LakeRealtor
Jason C, Public Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Hi LakeRealtor: Thanks for the feedback. We know it's not easy to please 100% of our guests as hard as we try. We'll share your comments with our Lewiston team so they can learn from it and improve. Thanks again, More 

Orem, Utah
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This restaurant seemed to be run and staffed by people who hated it. We stood at the waitress stand for probably 15 minutes while people kept walking by and trying not to make eye contact. We stood there while everyone was called to sing a lame Happy Birthday to someone. The manager never looked at us. I watched a waitress... More 

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Thank ChristyinChambana
Oakland, CA
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Didn't expect much at this non-descript diner off the turnpike with a near empty parking lot at lunchtime but I had to eat. This was my first meal in Maine and I told the waitress I wanted it to be a good one so she suggested the Scallop special, $12.99. A little hesitant but when it arrived, they were the... More 

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Thank lithuanian8416
Brunswick, Maine
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The waitress was friendly, the atmosphere was very dull, not inviting at all. The food was blah, not good.

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Thank Advice03431
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Love gathering with family here, food is always good and friendly staff. Cute train the kids love it, did I say pie!

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Thank Samantha L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I go here for the cinnamon rolls every time we make it to Maine, which is only once every couple of years. They used to be the size of a salad plate. Now they're the size of a dinner plate!!! And they are awesome. The food is nothing super special. It's good but not great, but the... More 

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Thank Brent C
Lewiston, Maine
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went for lunch. Although it was noon, we both ordered off the breakfast menu. This is a great option that they serve breakfast all day ! I had the monte cristo sandwich which was amazing and my daughter had eggs. Service was friendly, quick and the food was really good !

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Thank TRPKAP
Windham, Maine
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We were at Govenors for a business dinner quite a large crowd . We had two servers .Our server was not very friendly but maybe it was all the people that were there too. The other lady was very good at the other tables .Friends of mine got their appetizers after their meals came .which I think isnt very good... More 

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Thank Cheryl P
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl: Thanks for letting us know about your visit. I'd love to know some more information about your visit, and try to make it up to you. Could you email me at jclay@governorsrestaurant.com with some details? Thanks! More 

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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Good variety of items on buffet. The kielbasa was too tough to eat, meatballs were ok, Turkey and dressing very good. Waitress was very busy, we were served drinks adequately, but couldn't seem to get butter for our biscuits. Good experience for the money.

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Thank Sue J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-5030
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: 753-0173

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?