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Ruth and Wimpys Kitchen

Route 1, Hancock, ME
+1 207-422-3723
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (20 reviews)
“lobster roll” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Route 1, Hancock, ME
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend suggested we try this place. The atmosphere outside in 75 degree weather was wonderful. Able to bring out dogs and sit on the deck. Lobster and corn for $12.95! It was fantastic. Our waitress put our bibs on and was super sweet. We...More

Thank 6ftbln01
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped and had dinner at Ruth and Wimpy's Kitchen. They had a wide selection of Maine favorite lobster and other foods such as sandwiches and burgers. Enough to please even the pickiest of eaters.

Thank miwolff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DO NOT waste your money on this place. I had steamed clams that was full of nothing but sand and tasted like pure plastic which I waited over an hour to receive. Service was awful, waited 20 minutes for water. Awful awful. Don't even consider...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend suggested this place so we tried it. It seemed like a popular place. The food was ok, service was good but I wouldn't visit again.

Thank simplify52
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I came here as the hotel I am staying at recommended it. I never leave bad reviews, but this place deserves such. Fried clams - tasteless and not cleaned well. Lobster stew - pieces of lobster in hot milk Lobster roll - unseasoned/tasteless lobster pieces...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

They do the basics well, but don't go for seafood or creative dishes, they are inedible. They all seem ttyl take turns greeting and seating. Bring your patience add low expectations.

Thank Maineahsue
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is the place to get a lobster roll. We actually drive up from Blackwoods campground every year, because after stopping once we realized nothing else would do. Also: get pie.

Thank AmberH6
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Has to be a Maine staple! Ruth and Wimpy are both a delight and work hard to make it a down home experience. The menu is endless, best homemade entrees and deserts. It is amazing what they whip up out of their tiny kitchen! Have...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stopped in for early dinner. I had been here years before and it's still very good and a nice clean place. Friendly staff and big menu. We had fried lobster bits, fried oysters and sweet potato fries all yummy. If you are in the real...More

Thank LindaLin63
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went here on a Saturday night; that was a BIG mistake!! The restaurant was very busy and we waited for a half hour to be seated; once seated, we waited about 15 minutes before placing our order. The waitress suggested that we order appetizers...More

Thank Kiki001122
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 1, Hancock, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-3723
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