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“Good and consistent”
Review of Helen's

Helen's
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Machias
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 5 April 2014

In town for business. Staying at the motor inn. Had multiple meals here. Breakfast lunch and dinner. Food was good and consistent. Not a fan of booths, the place could use an update. Service was very good. The blueberry pie was outstanding. Would go here again. Nice job

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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Helen's still has its great homemade pies, but it seems that is all it has going for this restaurant. Since the restaurant moved to its new location (the old restaurant had lines of people waiting at the door to get in!), it has not lived up to its former reputation...for years now. The atmosphere needs to be updated, the chairs are uncomfortable, and the portions have dwindled terribly. The food is just okay. If you stay with the local fare, which is seafood, you will be happy with what you get, but other than that, you are taking a chance that you will get a good and tasty meal. The veggies in particular are terrible...they taste like they are from a can and sometimes taste like like they've been heated up over and over again.

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Thank EMB1965
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schoppee, Owner at Helen's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2014

Thank you for your recent review Ernestine. It is vital to our business to hear all of our recent guests comments. Since Helen's has been at the current location since the early 1990's it is unclear if you have been in since the move. All of our vegetables (except for canned beets) are cooked fresh and from local farmers when possible every day. They are never preheated or on a steam table to prevent browning and deterioration of nutrients. We are glad you enjoy our bakery items like our award winning pies and our local fare which comprises the majority of our menu.

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

A trip to East Machias is not complete without a stop at Helen's. Be sure and save room for the homemade pie!

Thank ElizaBeth E
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We have eaten here a few times and have always had a good meal. The sevice is always prompt and friendly. There are lots of items on the menue to choose from. A great place to stop by for a meal when in the Machias area.

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Thank Christine J
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stop at Helen's every time we visit our seasonal home near Machias, ME. We always know we can count on Helen's for great quality comfort food and courteous service. Their homemade pies are incredibly delicious and big enough to share with a friend to minimize the guilt!

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Thank Marie S
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