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Bet's Famous Fish Fry

Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 4538
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried fish” (28 reviews)
“fries” (80 reviews)
“tartare” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 4538
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stop at Bet's if you want fried haddock -- the entire menu is fish, fish and chips, fish sandwich... only order the 1/2 fish unless you are a teenaged competitive swimmer -- a 1/2 fish and chips is huge ( half of a large fish...More

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We haven't been here for a few years but decided to try it again after our adult children had left for home and we didn't want to cook. It was better than I remember. We ordered a half an order. It was plenty and delicious!...More

Thank Sherryblueeyes
Reviewed 6 days ago

HOLY FISH! This place is amazing! We heard about it from some locals .. but because we had to drive there .. we just never made it (it's a few miles outside of town). But, on our way out of town .. we drove past...More

Thank Queen-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing portions , fast delicious . We wished they were open longer Saturday so we could go again. People even eat outside here in the rain!

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go ahead an try... The portions of fish are so large a 1/2 order is all you need. We had 4 1/2 orders of fish and chips, and 2 fish sandwiches to feed two families. It's simple, It's good, and if it's fish that you...More

Thank mistadmo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our "musts" every time we do our Maine food trail!!! When we've had plenty of lobster and it's time to eat fried fish we have to go to Bette's! No question. Like others have said...pick one thing and do it right and she...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is wisdom in doing one thing and doing it well. Bet's has been frying haddock and fries for many years and does it just right. The 1/2 order is a large piece of fish and plenty of fries. Two of us split the half...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel from Florida to Maine and always make Bet's a destination for serious Maine eating! The food is wonderful and the service friendly and courteous. Love this place!

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have seen this place many times in past and this time, our Whale Watch captain recommended we check it out. We did and boy were we glad we did. All Bet's serves is fried haddock and chips, variations thereupon as far as full vs. half...More

2  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time here and we were still amazed even after reading the reviews on here. The portions are huge! My husband and I joked that it looked like we got a whale instead of a fish! We ordered the fish and chips half for...More

1  Thank gogranny60
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Doug D
8 September 2016|
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Response from Patricia K | Reviewed this property |
Live in Boothbay Harbor and think she closed before Columbus Day.
Ronald L
30 June 2016|
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Response from Maine-e-yak_007 | Reviewed this property |
We were there as late as 7:00 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 4538
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
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