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Bell Buoy Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner


American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

We have eaten here a few times now and have been very pleased every time. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly. We will continue to visit every year!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KAREN05257
Reviewed October 1, 2018

great little restaurant that has a simple menu but good variety. is a bit pricey but the great service makes it worth it

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alostknight2005
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate hear Monday 9/17 , the place seemed very busy but service and food was excellent, my wife got twin lobsters ,I got whole belly clams, the food was very good and service top notch , I will return .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jrozUpstateNewYork
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Only had one dinner at the Bell Buoy but wow it was good so I can well believe what I was told by locals before our visit. I had the stuffed lobster and my wife the haddock and chips, washed down with bargain rice beer....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FrankJ123
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We stayed near OOB in the middle of September and the weather was unseasonable warm and the beach and pier were quite crowded for this time of year. While many of the fast food places were open we wanted a sit down meal and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to the car show at Old Orchard Beach and had lunch here. We were impressed. They had a lobster roll with mayo on the menu but I asked if they would make me a hot buttered lobster roll instead and they said absolutely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Concord808
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I heard the food was good, however, In the summer you look for a patio restaurant. we decided to try the Bell Buoy last night. WHY!!!!!! HAVEN'T WE TRIED THIS BEFORE???? The food was AMAZING!! well priced and good service. I can't believe the summer...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kdangis
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Stopped in a couple of times, ate and drank at bar, wife loved brushetta, seafood and onion rings best around and everything was priced right, Staff was very friendly

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gary52314
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice on our vacation. You can’t beat their lobster specials. Lazy lobster with stuffing and a side for 20 bucks! Twin is only 30 bucks. They also have 3 course dinners under 25 bucks. I had the lobster both nights. My husband had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tlr315
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Looks can be deceiving. This place doesn't look like it's going to be serving up anything special but we had one of the best meals of our holiday in the Bell Buoy. Lobster for hubby and haddock and chips for me. Absolutely delicious! Good service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Heidi P
September 11, 2018|
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Response from linda c | Property representative |
I will be closing the Bell Buoy on October 8th. Sorry that we will miss you but hope that you enjoy your visit to Old Orchard Beach.
Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing this e-mail in order to seek for a job opportunity at your restaurant,in the summer period.To be honest,I am writing this letter asking for a chance.I am student in the first year in Romania,studying Law.I have worked 4 summers in a row in a restaurant in the city where I study , Cluj-Napoca,as a waiter.I have learned and earned all the necessary abilities which a proper waiter should have.I like very much to make myself pleasant to the people,to interact with them at all time,and do to the best both for them and for the restaurant I will work for.I will come to America with a special program for students called “Work&Travel” and I will be staying for 4 month in the U.S.,being able to work 3 out of the 4 months.I speak English at a high level,having a Cambridge Certificate.At my arrival in the U.S.,I will be working at the Palace Playland.So,if you think I could be suitable for your restaurant as a waiter,it will be in the best interest if I could work after my first and main job,at the Palace Playland,which will start in the morning and end in the afternoon.I hope I will hear from you soon,and I promis you,if you give me this chance,you will not regret it.For any questions , please contact me at chisvladdumitru@yahoo. com. Wish you the best ! Yours sincerely, Chis Vlad Dumitru
March 29, 2016|
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Response from linda c | Property representative |
Please come in and see me when you arrive. The Bell Buoy Restaurant is a very busy restaurant and you have to be able to work in a very fast paced enviroment. I look forward to meeting you. Sincerely, Linda Cates Owner
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