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Governor's Restaurant & Bakery

963 Stillwater Ave, Old Town, ME 04468-2166
+1 207-827-4277
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (9 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
963 Stillwater Ave, Old Town, ME 04468-2166
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Any time I am in Maine, I find a Governors. We eat then hit the bakery for treats later in the day. This time I had the turkey dinner and it was great. Plenty of food. It was like a Thanksgiving that I didn't have...More

Thank edbishop55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove up to Maine to visit family with my husband and we stopped by Governor's in Old Town for lunch. I used to come to this one every summer growing up when we went to camp. I always loved it and I always loved...More

Thank Timna N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in after work to relax, have a beer, and eat some poutine. Did not disappoint! Servers are very nice, whether you are a party of one or a party of ten.

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We all had the Friday Fish Fry Special. The fish was fresh, French Fries and onion ring were cook well and the cold slaw well prepared. I don't understand the pricy review as the cost for two dinners was under $25.00 including a tip. This...More

Thank William4932
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very busy place where wait was a minimum Food was a bit over priced and under flavored for the quantity. Service was average at best.More

Thank Bonnie P
Jason C, Public Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi Bonnie: Thanks for the feedback. We'd love to know some details about your visit, like what you had, and maybe the day/time you were in so that we could look into it and try to figure out why we failed you. We're know as...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you want home made food at a good price then this is the place for you. Delicious homemade breads, rolls, pies, cookies and more. The food is all-American style and everyone in your family should be able to find something they like from the...More

Thank gott2run
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, a rewards program with points for every time you visit. Huge portion sizes for food and pastries. Great daily specials during the week. Excellent pie. This is my favorite Governor's restaurant. Highly recommend

Thank tam1972
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

There was a time when this restaurant served a healthy serving of great food at a good price, they have continually expanded and can now seat a couple hundred people by my estimate. The problem is now the food is mediocre and way overpriced for...More

Thank Phillip A
Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hi Phillip: Thanks for the feedback. We work very hard trying to balance our traditional menu items and new trends, so yes, change is inevitable. And yes, the cost of business is significantly more in 2016 than it was in the previous 57 years we've...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly, atmosphere. Wonderful clam dinner special. Don't forget your rewards card for extra value.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

If your idea of a great meal is simple cooking and large quantities, you'll be happy here. Open for 3 meals a day, lots of desserts and home-cooking style choices.

Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 963 Stillwater Ave, Old Town, ME 04468-2166
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 207-827-4277
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