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Provender Kitchen And Bar

₱₱₱₱American, ,
112 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
+1 207-610-1480
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“steak frites” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
112 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Start to Finish
"They have a friendly staff and great atmosphere."
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2. Great @@Brunch@@!
"Excellent brunch on Christmas Eve!"
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3. Happy Hour
"Angela our server is always fun and professional."
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Reviewed yesterday

We had reservations. We were promptly seated in a booth that was very cramped and uncomfortable. (We are 4 tall, full-framed people). Our first impression was the high prices and the unfamiliar menu offerings. We each ordered a different entree. Our appetizers were delivered promptly...More

Thank beegee470
bhchef27, Owner at Provender Kitchen And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Beegee470, Thank you for your feedback and if we did not live up to your expectations, I am sorry for that. But i really don't understand the reasoning for a three star review. Let me just take a minute and tell you about a few...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent brunch on Christmas Eve! Can’t wait to go back for dinner next week. Servers were welcoming and friendly. Well worth the visit!

1  Thank Jenn A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here three times for dinner and twice for brunch. Each time was a delight with great service and menu items that managed to be both innovative and familiar. Great bar selection. Appetizers are as carefully prepared as the entrees. Check out their menu...More

Thank John L
bhchef27, Owner at Provender Kitchen And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

John L thank you for this great 5 star review.We work really hard to off the best food in the best possible environment. I'm so glad it reflected on your visits with us. We hope to see you again soon. Daron + Joy

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience! We were headed to Mount Desert Island for our annual August visit to a cottage there but we were arriving late, so we decided to look for a restaurant in Ellsworth. We quickly found Provender as we cruised down the main...More

1  Thank Tubaphone
bhchef27, Owner at Provender Kitchen And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Tubaphone, Wow ! i'm blown away at your review, it made our day here at Provender. I'm thrilled you loved all your dinner choices . And your right the cauliflower comes with gruyere cheese, parmesan and smoked cheddar. I'm so glad you enjoyed everything from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife & I had dinner there last nite. We had read about the restaurant and were intrigued by the interesting (even intriguing) pairings of ingredients, accents, etc. We sstarted with the oysters on the half shell. Oysters were fresh but the grapefruit granita was too...More

Thank thisisaloto2ftrouble
bhchef27, Owner at Provender Kitchen And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thisisalototrouble We're sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations on your dining experience. I wish you would have let your server know that you and wife were disappointed with your meals. That is the only chance the restaurant has to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews I was pretty hopeful we would be pleased. We had reservations for 6:30 & arrived a bit early. We were warmly greeted at the door & seated. I had originally asked for window seating or against the wall. The only window...More

Thank GinaZocn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Provender and we really didn't know what to expect. We had asked around and friends told us about the place. When we arrived the place was full but we were immediately escorted to a corner table (even tho we...More

1  Thank Robert - Leslie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly greeted and immediately seated. Our server was friendly and efficient. My husband started with a cup of the New England Clam Chowder. He said it tasted good, but was overly thickened. He had the fish and chips. The fish was dry and...More

Thank Sharon N
bhchef27, Owner at Provender Kitchen And Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sharon, I'm sorry to hear about your "disappointing experience" That was truly not our intention. We appreciate your feedback. I hope you give us a chance to make it right . I would also like to take this chance to comment on your points..... 1.RE:...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic little restaurant in downtown Ellsworth which we found on our way back from a long hike in Acadia. The service was excellent and the meals were not only beautiful to look at but equally delicious and price-conscious. If we lived nearby...More

Thank newfound721
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a simple man, but on occasion I thorough enjoy a what some might call a “high end” meal. Having enjoyed numerous steak houses that are perched on the top of all the guides’ lists like Zagat’s Urbanspoon Foursquare and TripAdvisor. The wagyu strip...More

1  Thank DrTinGrin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-610-1480
  • E-mail
Located in a charming 1930's downtown Ellsworth building, Provender Kitchen + Bar boasts Chef/Ower Daron Goldstein's eclectic, contemporary American cooking in an approachable, family-friendly format, alongside Front of the House Manager/Owner Joy Kempf's ingredient-driven craft cocktails and handpicked selection of artisan wines and beers. Provender's culinary foundation is based upon locally sourced, quality ingredients which produce a seasonal, ever-changing menu of craveable dishes. Daron, Joy and their team at Provender Kitchen + Bar are proud to be serving Ellsworth and look forward to welcoming you.
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