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Bet's Famous Fish Fry

Off The Town Square (Rte 27), Boothbay Harbor, ME
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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English first
Canyon Country, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

They only serve haddock and the portions are quite large. Haddock was delicious, fries pretty greasy...but all in all, we would go back in a hearbeat

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284 reviews 284 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Fabulous luncheon....wonderful outdoor seating. Fish were superb. Wonderful portions...fairly priced. Just a true Maine institution worth visiting...and enjoying!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A long-standing tradition for us! As you go around the bend to the Commons, you see Bets Fish stand and you know you're on vacation! The most luscious fried haddock and crispy fries. Handmade special sauces, but I like mine with the malt vinegar! We take it to go. Every Tuesday and Friday night is Bets Fish night!

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Darien, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It doesn't look like much on the side of the road but the fish sandwich is so great--and one feeds a family of 4! I'm not kidding it is huge--might want to get your own though because it really is that yummy.

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New Bedford
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

It had been years since I ate at Bet's. I think it was when she had a trailer on the site of the fish shack. My wife and I read the reviews and this was on the must list of places to eat. Bet was talking and laughing with some friend who had just ordered his meal. We had the... More

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110 reviews 110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had heard great things about the fresh fish but we wanted just the French fries. OMG where they wonderful. Fresh hand cut french fries and a very large order for $5.

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The half order of fish and chips comes with half a pound of fresh tasting fish. The fries are handcut. Served with huge cups of either sweet tartar or dill sauce. All is delicious and at $9 it is a good price as well.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Bet's fried fish is the best. The fish is fresh, delicious and the hardest thing is to get home fast enough to eat hot. The lack of comfortable tables to eat there keeps this eatery from being the #1 in Boothbay.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

At one time a small 1970's camper was home to Bet's Famous Fish Fry. It was back in 1993, andBoothbay native and daughter of a commercial fishing family, Elizabeth Lauriat, opened up what was to become the most popular dining establishment on the common. Now, due to Bet's popularity and notoriety, she dropped the "famous" and cut to the chase...... More

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Wiscasset, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Bet's haddock arrives fresh from Mill Cove daily, where it has been cut to her specifications. The sauces are made and portioned daily and on any given morning, before opening, you will see Bet hand breading her own fish. No one else is allowed to touch it..It has to be just perfect and it is. The breading is light and... More

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Address: Off The Town Square (Rte 27), Boothbay Harbor, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
Cuisine: American

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