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Helen's

Lower Main, Machias, ME 04654
+1 207-255-8423
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (54 reviews)
“pies” (88 reviews)
“strawberry pie” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Lower Main, Machias, ME 04654
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1 - 10 of 554 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food!!! Great prices! Very friendly people. I ordered a Cobb salad and there was enough food for two meals. The homemade whoopie pies are great also!

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not much in Machias, however this restaurant is worth the trip! Ordered the fish dinner, everything was good. I did not have room for the pie that is the reason everyone goes there, that will be my next trip. Good service!

Thank Brenda V
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Met at the door with a smile. Good selection on the menu and moderately priced.. The food that arrives is fresh and very nicely prepared. An attention to detail and quality is taken with the meals here. I was here for breakfast and dinner for...More

Thank davemE6955TJ
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went for dinner had the best pot roast ever. Real farm to table experience. It was so good we came back the next day for the best ever breakfast of ham and corned beef hash and eggs over easy were perfect!,,,,

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food was wonderful, not greasy but light and oh so tender. The service was perfect: friendly and prompt. The establishment is clean and neat with a lovely fireplace. It does have unusual acoustics but lovely view of the river as it is situated beside...More

Thank wanderingstar2017
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went to Hannah's on recommendation of innkeeper. New waitress took our order, brought first course and never came back. After 45 minutes, we stopped another waitress who said Karen was new and offered to look into our missing dinners. Karen finally came with the food,...More

Thank dnalfil
Julie B, Owner at Helen's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Dnalfil, I am very sorry you were not happy your service while visiting with us. As you can see by our reviews service is a top priority and not something we take lightly. Thank you for taking the time to review so we are...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

First time visitor this far north in Maine. On our way back from Lubec we stopped at Helen’s for breakfast. It is a lovely large space, newly built after a fire destroyed the original. We found the noise level to be OK, even though it...More

Thank rnmteach
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I really was amazed at the eggs Benedict I had for breakfast here. English muffins had crisp edges that worked great with the eggs and sauce. Excellent service and free Wi-Fi too. I would eat here again

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We ate here two nights in a row when we stayed in the neighboring town of Jonesboro. The service was great, food amazing, and the pie to die for!

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Wonderful place to stop for a meal anytime of the day and evenings. We had two breakfasts here and the food was outstanding! Also, this is one of the most comfortable restaurants you could find. It has a large floor plan and nice choice of...More

Thank 661husky71
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Frank L
13 September 2016|
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Response from Freddie121853 | Reviewed this property |
They have some great local Maine beers on tap as well as a full line of liquor. They even have a great blueberry sangria made with fantastic local Maine blueberries. Yummy.
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FranSleeper
19 May 2015|
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Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Yes we have reopened and welcome you to come anytime!
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FranSleeper
19 May 2015|
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Response from Julie B | Property representative |
I'm sorry I resopnded to this two weeks ago but if didn't go through. We opened May 19th.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Main, Machias, ME 04654
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
  • Phone Number: +1 207-255-8423
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