Ebenezer Kezars Restaurant and Pub | Lovell, Maine
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Ebenezer Kezars Restaurant and Pub
World Class based on 98 ratings
Type: Restaurant

44 Allen Road
Lovell, Maine United States 04051 [ print map ]
207 925 3200


Hours: CALL FIRST! You are about to drive far, far out of your way. Be sure you call - there is a recording that says what their hours are. Google is wrong, oh so very wrong. <cry>

Mayor: Drake (1) | Taps: 35 | Bottles: 1000+

Ebenezer Kezars Restaurant and Pub

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Beer Available At Ebenezer Kezars Restaurant and Pub (arranged by most recent)
Lively Mary Jane 69, Toccalmatto Skizoid 87, Lively Leverbeestje , Vicardin Tripel Gueuze 92, Christian Drouin Coeur du Lion Pays dAuge Cidre 60, Le Trou du Diable Apocalypso 97, 3 Fonteinen Zwet.be 95, Allagash Session Brett Ale 98, Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale 95, Oxbow Loretta 92, Oxbow Grizacca 97
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98 reviews for Ebenezer Kezars Restaurant and Pub
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  88%
 Selection  91%
 Food  81%
 Value  75%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
tomthompson89  (8) Toronto, Ontario | May 22, 2015
I guess all these haters donít know how to enjoy the woods.... This place lived up to all the hype and all the visions of what it would be like I had made up in my head. First off itís a beautiful setting in the woods. The place is yes small but this is not a bad thing unless you are so snooty that you are too good to talk to the people around you. The beers on tap were amazing, some from their newly opened brew pub, and TONS of great Belgianís on tap. Some I have had in bottles others I had never even heard of, and all were delicious. Chris and his lovely wife were there and chatted with us for a good amount of time. Chris even was nice enough to take my wife and myself down into the hallowed ground of the cellar. This was possibly the most incredible beer cellar I have ever seen, Thomas Hardyís from 68. Every sour you could think of, especially cantillion . I would come back to Maine just to go drink a few consecutive nights here!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
RCL  (7) Waltham, Massachusetts | July 17, 2009
This is the best pub I have ever been to in my life. The beer selection is nothing less than epic. The service is exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable (or if they donít know they will find it out for you!). The food is superb. The generosity, hospitality, and love of fine beers radiate from this location, itís proprietors and employees, bathing visitors in itís glow.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
sarro  (5) Ann Arbor, Michigan | June 2, 2012| Updated October 8, 2012
Went to Ebenezers at opening on the Sunday of Memorial weekend coming up from Hill Farmstead. Stayed for lunch, drinks and a gracious cellar tour shared by the owner Chris Lively who was very friendly and full of stories. Good food, awesome tap and bottle list with great service. I would love to come visit again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
wickedpete  (5) Lexington Park, Maryland | December 27, 2007| Updated September 13, 2008
This is by far the best beer bar I have ever been to. I defy anyone to show me a better beer bar in the US. If you can, Iíll buy the first 10 rounds because weíll be there a while. The owners and staff are as friendly as anyone could want, the selection is A++ top notch, the food is great, and the selection is amazing. Did I mention the beers? Theyíve got 35 taps and seemingly limitless bottles, with vintages going back decades. I look forward to attending the Belgian festival next summer, and returning sometime to try Black Albert again. Going to Ebenezers is a rare treat.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
ATLBeerDog  (5) Atlanta, Georgia | September 4, 2012
There are plenty of great reasons Ebenezerís is the number 1 beer bar in the world. First is the owners Chris and Jen run the place like a Swiss watch. I was there from a Wednesday to a Sunday during the 8th Annual Belgium Beerfest. Chris is a great guy, full of life, with a passion for great craft beer. Jen is as nice as they come and runs the service staff to perfection. Kudos to Maryanne and the entire staff. The location is part of the allure. A huge seating area and an outdoors that is located right on a golf course makes for the perfect place to have a few beers. Another great reason for Ebenezerís success is the food. Chris is a world class chef and every dish, meal after meal was solid and top notch. I was made to feel at home and it was obvious I was appreciated and welcomed. Those attributes are important to me and Ebenezerís does it right. I will be back as it is only short 20 hour drive from Atlanta. Rock on Ebís!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
tendermorsel  (5) Massachusetts | December 27, 2011
I have spent many a night here. It is the best beer bar in the world. Chris and Jen are the best hosts. The food is great. Especially during the Belgian Beer fest during August when the premier beer chefs in the world are around. There is not a rare beer that does not exist in the cellar. The best of the best of bottles and drafts. Honestly it is pretty expensive but... Cheaper that a flight to Brussels right? Ii cannot go without spending 100$ but I have never left the place without being completely satisfied. If you are stateside and you cannot go to Belgium go to Lovell during the Belgian fest, It is as good as anything over there.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc  (5) Quťbec, Quebec | June 23, 2013| Updated June 27, 2013
Nice little place with a farmhouse feel to it if you disregard the golfers just outside the window. Ambiance was good enough, service was OK. We got the mythical cellar tour with a friendly Chris (which was quite busy that day but still managed to guide us to the lambic room for us to choose or next and final libation). Taplist was good although some products on there could be priced a little better. Food was more than decent and the mysterious bottle that Chris pulled out to share with everyone was a nice touch. I still donít know what it was to this time but my guess would be some unknown and rare fruit lambic if it is not "only" a vintage Fouífoune. Iíll most likely be back for some special events and I would most likely be a regular if I was a local but I would not plan my trip around it for now since there is so much other things to see and taste in the area.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
CTbeerlover  (4) Connecticut | April 21, 2010
My friends and I where up in new hampshire for the weekend and had to come here. It was a Saturday night in march 2010. The place was empty. I donít know if they have a more hopin time to go. They where redoing there beer list so I never saw what they had. The owner wasnít there so we couldnít go in to the basement for a tour. Had no t-shirts. But we made the best of it and had some great beer. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I am not saying this place was bad but with all the hype I was disappointed. I will try again next time I am up.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
SETANTA  (4) Bangor, Pennsylvania | July 2, 2008
The tap and bottle selection were phenomonal, and the owners were really gret people. I got some of the last of the first batch of Black Albert, and quite a few other Belgians that I have never heard of much less seen anywhere else. Outstanding!!!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
JohnQPublic  (3) Brooklyn, New York | July 29, 2008
This is Mecca for any beer lover. Over two nights there on vacation, my wife and I experienced first hand the unbelievable experience that is this pub. The waitstaff was cordial, prompt, and very knowledgeable considering how esoteric the draught list is - always nice when you get solid commentary on the flavor differences between Cantillon St. Lamnivus and Vigneronne. Selection is stunning, food is solid and local. But beyond this is the incredible generosity of the owner, Chris. We let him know we had made the trip just to visit him, and not only did he make it a point to repeatedly come and say thank for coming, but time after time, he brought unbelievable and rare beers to try unbidden over and over again, the highlight of which was a bottle of Brooklyn Black Ops. We had incredibly high expectations of our visit to Ebenezarís, and incredibly, Chris blew those out of the water. When we left we were already asking ourselves how soon we could possibly return.

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