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Pier French Fries

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12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
+1 207-934-2328
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Meriden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Excellent fries! we always enjoy them.. love the smell of them too. For some reason they taste better by the ocean...

Thank scarpa903
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stopped here most of the nights during my family's week stay in Old Orchard Beach. These Pier Fries were very delicious and there were so many for the price. My family loved these fries. So, if you looking for something quick to eat, you should definitely stop here. You do not want to miss this amazing place.

Thank Sarahw05
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Best fries ever with vinegar or ketchup Fresh made daily on the premises. Open in spring and summer. People come from all over for pier fries

Thank Heaven8628
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had the crinkle-cut fries and they were tasty. This is a take-out joint and very unassuming. I wouldn't say the fries were anything special and could have been a little more fresh. There are so many people visiting that they are continually producing mass amounts of fries that sit together and lose some crispness. The price is very good... More 

Thank JordanFeur
Nashua, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great french fries and onion rings great deal for the money...This is a spot you do not want to miss

Thank prettykitty1966
Silver City, New Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Never knew a pier frie existed. But they are great!! buy a pint and head to pier to eat your french fries. They Taste was great.

Thank SC1197
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Always look forward to the walk into town for these fries. Best fries around. Every where we come they are the same the best of the best .

Thank Nikki O
Kingston, New York
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The fries are very bland and the attitude from the kids behind the counter bordered on complete indifference. Not quite sure what all the fuss is about but to each his own I guess.

Thank Sweetbaboo825
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Heard it was the best place for fries. Lines were long so we were hoping for the best. They are fresh made to order but not the best I've had. They are good though. Would recommend and would stop again if in the area.

Thank Cherie D
Groton, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I am a fry fanatic, so on my trip to OOB this was an essential stop! The fries were thick and meaty. Tried with the salt & vinegar-it was very tasty. And I love that they are crinkle fries. Nobody does crinkle fries anymore. And at $2 for a cupful, it was the perfect snack while walking around.

Thank sfreddi2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-2328

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Dear Jim E,

We enjoy and appreciate the many comments and opinions from our thousands of annual customers. We are always looking To improve any aspect of our business from thoughts, both good and/or bad, from all of the patrons that visit us at Pier Fries every year. But you sir, have crossed the line. And because of this... On the rare instance this happens... I feel the need to respond to your post.

Your hurtful comment of our "greed"... And how we have somehow compromised our quality of our product to benefit our business is both flat out wrong as well as irresponsible on your part. We hand cut EVERY SINGLE potato that comes into our shop... And your suggestion that something has changed recently in our 80+ years of business is quite frankly... A joke. I am writing this to defend my family and the 20+ young men and women who work for us, that tirelessly work their tails off to provide,what we hope, is the BEST product that can be sold. To that point... I invite you to come to our facility... Cut a 150lb barrel of our "frozen fries" for yourself... And I in turn will be happy to pay for your finished box of Pier Fries, out of MY own "greedy" pocket. Any... Time... You ... Would...like. We apologize if the order you had was not up to par. We try, with every single order, to make them the best experience EVER. And if this was not the case... Please... Come see me or my wife... And we will be thrilled to make it right. But to suggest that our "GREED" is involved in your batch of Pier Fries...?????

We appreciate ALL suggestions and opinions about our business. And we hope to learn from each one of them. However, when you see fit to acuse me, my family and the ridiculously hard working young employees we have of being "greedy" and serving a product that is anything but the best potatoes, oil, salt, ketchup and anything else that makes us "Pier Fries" with no knowledge to the truth.... That is when I will respond with aggressiveness... To the great Place that we are. .......

Next time... Get your facts in order, before you decide to degrade a great Maine ICON... That we still are.

Allan Buotte

The Original Pier Fries


over a year ago

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