Welcome to Helen's...

Helen’s Restaurant opened for business in 1950 and has been serving their award-winning homemade pies (made fresh daily) and homestyle cuisine ever since. From Grandma’s pot roast to the freshest Maine seafood, our pleasant staff is looking forward to welcoming you “Almost Home”!

Our Story

Helen’s Restaurant opened for business on Main Street, Machias in 1950. Helen and Larry Mugnai along with Larry’s brother Julie and sister Esther ran the restaurant, building the reputation of great homemade food. And no one who had one could ever forget those pies…

Our Menu

Helen’s is proud to use seasonal, fresh, and local ingredients in our meals whenever possible.

Getting Here

You’ll find us at 55 Downeast Highway in beautiful Ellsworth, Maine.

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Helen's Restaurant - Ellsworth, Maine