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Bell Buoy Restaurant

24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
+1 207-934-2745
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (25 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had dinner here and were expecting a great lobster dinner, but instead got a very disappointing meal. The baked potatoes were not done and the lobster was bland and rubbery in texture, the service was ok and the best part of the meal was...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We came here after our other first choices were closed for the season. People are correct, the decor is a little outdated... but who cares! I came for the food, and was NOT disappointed. I ordered the chicken Alfredo, and the sauce was completely homemade,...More

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Went their for an appetizer just to check the place out. The lobster soup was great and the shrimp was ok. Dinner menu seemed expensive so we opted to grab dinner elsewhere. They need to add draft beer!!!

Thank BaldSerb
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here. Warning: it is not fancy in any way! But the service was excellent, the clam chowder & salads were very good, & the lobster was steamed to perfection. The drinks were good, too. We were too full for dessert. The...More

Thank Hikero50
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were referred to Bell Buoy by our hotel owner.....it has the most amazing food, a lot of it!, and reasonable prices....we have invited our family here to join us as they can accommodate larger groups...they also have drink specials that no one else does

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The steaks were cooked to perfection! Easy walk from B&B close to beach. Staff was friendly. Prices about what we expected.

Thank Ann-Lake16
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have been to the Bell Buoy many times and always were happy with the food. Last night we took some friends there for a light supper. We all ordered soup, two of us opted for lobster stew and two of us ordered French Onion...More

Thank Mary Lou L
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Staff was kinda bad.... Food was great but the menu was so badly wrote I didn't even know what I was ordering. Also plan on spending 20$ on anything even appetizers

Thank Drew D
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's a little off season, but we decided to head downtown for lunch. Decided against a food stand as the wind was flying and we just didn't want to deal. Most restaurants were closed as this was past Labor Day. We spotted the Bell Buoy...More

Thank darkkskyzz
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So good it's a must try in OOB!!! Best tarta sauce in town-And the best three course meal for $21. Oh and an awesome happy hour:)

Thank ashleigh655
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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
29 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-2745
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