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Shinbashi

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139 High Street, Ellsworth, ME
207-667-6561
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Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rice always tastes old, even when it's fresh. Maybe the frozen vegetables they use in it give it a funk? Yuck to me.

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Thank IslandGirl2341
Ellsworth, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never have ahd a bad meal here. The service has been most adequate and the food is the best Asian food in Ellsworth by far!

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Thank carlfadron
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving in Ellsworth, my husband and I had no idea where to eat - we picked Shinbashi because I had a sudden craving for Chinese (it being NYE), and we ordered several items off the menu for take-out: wonton soup, steamed dumplings, Vietnamese spring rolls, beef and broccoli, veg lo mein, and teriyaki beef sticks. All basic items -... More 

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Thank LogCabinMom1
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Ahhh. After pouring over the menu, we selected Spring Roll Apps, Seaweed Salad, Tuna Tataki, & a Pork Egg Foo Yung, Chicken Fingers & Fried rice combo. The server was happy to bring our drinks & give us some chat time. Meanwhile we scoped out the various seating options, which include 2 private dining rooms - 1 seating 10, the... More 

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Thank Swimmingelf
Machias, Maine
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The drinks are always mixed wonderfully! Aka not measured ;) The sushi is always delicious and the presentation is always beautiful.

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Thank trababe07
Milford, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food & service were great and the food was very good. There are not many choices in the area and we took a shot and it turned out very good. Worth the 15 minute wait! LOL!

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Thank Tony E
Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

that is how we judge a Thai or Asian restaurant, and their are very good. all of the food is good and we are stuck on the Pad Thai

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Thank JimboMassachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible Chinese and Japanese cuisine! My most favorite restaurant in Ellsworth. Beautiful atmosphere and a lovely dining experience always!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Food very good, waitress excellent service. Sashimi are fresh, lobster well cooked. Sushi are quite tasty. On the second visit, the order to go of special Thai noodle is excellent with the right smoky flavor.

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Brisbane
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was nicely presented, staff were reasonably polite. Although the name is Japanese, they serve mainly Chinese dishes, along with Thai and Japanese. Food was average quality, not overly tasty. Unfortunately, our serving of chicken wings was ice cold (raw) and had to be sent back. The waiter appeared confused, but had the wings reheated and returned. We didn't... More 

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Thank Tuffers100

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 High Street, Ellsworth, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: 207-667-6561
Description
The old Green Tree Restaurant - same owners - built a beautiful upscale restaurant in the center of Ellsworth. Excellent - same recipes says Catherine -half of husband & wife team.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?