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American, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hours of operation are limited 11-2, lines can be long, no cocktail sauce, had to eat in our car because no seats a available, but the small fried haddock sandwich is HUGE and oh so good!!! Next time we are in the Boothbay area...we will stop again! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you like fresh fish fried then head here for the best high quality fresh fish fried in a light batter and the only side is fries. A huge portion of fried fish comes out and is hot and has its own tarter sauce. They...have dill as well but I like the tarter sauce myself. With a soft drink just be outside on one of the picnic tables and you are all set. Nice staff,clean place. It is a gem of a place. good for the entire family.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish was excellent!! Nice light breading. Definitely not oily it was perfectly cooked. I did need to add salt. The french fries were not completely cooked. I had to put in air fryer to crisp up. Again, had to add salt. Definitely would return!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed June 25, 2021 via mobile

This is such a unique fish fry. The fish is always fresh! The only side is French fries. They make a great fish fry! They have tarter sauce and dill sauce! Every time we come to the area we have to go to Betts!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed September 23, 2020 via mobile

Great Haddock and large servings. We stopped for a quick lunch and were lucky no line. 10 minutes later it was to the street. Fries a little hard was the only negative. Portions huge!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Ordered the Big Fish and Chips which is one pound of tasty, breaded and fried haddock alongside shoestring potatoes and tartar sauce and/or dill sauce. Just a little popular local shack on side of the road. Couldn’t eat at their picnic table because of COVID.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020 via mobile

I’d read some reviews on the Boothbay area and had come across this place. We were luckily enough to spot it on our way! I had a fish & chips and my husband got a fish sandwich and fries. To say portions are generous would...be a huge understatement. Everything was delicious, from the fried fish to the homemade tartar sauce. If you are lucky to come across this place before they’ve sold out for the day, slam on the brakes and get out of the car! They accept only cash or checks- heads up!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

I love fish and chips. I am no expert, but I have eaten a lot of them, and these are the best! Neither fish or chips were greasy. Fish batter was super light. Normally I dig the fish out the batter to eat, but this...time found myself even just eating the batter at the end. Ordered a large bowl for $21 to share with my husband. Perfect amount for the two of us. We are every ounce and left full and very happy. Picnic tables are closed due to COVID so eat in the park right next door.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

A delicious indulgent treat. There's only two things on the menu. Fish and chips. The portions are HUGE. Do not miss going here when you visit Boothbay Harbor.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 24, 2020

SO Good and fresh. Fresh Haddock and handcut Maine potatoes!! Large portions and reasonable prices. Watch out though because they do sell out before closing sometimes! The only place we will ever go for haddock now!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Dawn R
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page. You could try asking on that.
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Response from Dottie C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think the batter is gluten free, as it’s just a side of the road stand! The fried fish is awesome though!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bet's Famous Fish Fry

Yes, Bet's Famous Fish Fry offers takeaway services.

Bet's Famous Fish Fry is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4