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Bet's Famous Fish Fry

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Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 4538
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A place for fresh fish at good prices - no frills.

This is an institution and if you like haddock you have to find the time to get there while they are open. They run out of fish every day so don't delay.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Michael L
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Yarmouth, Maine
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Yarmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is an institution and if you like haddock you have to find the time to get there while they are open. They run out of fish every day so don't delay.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

life insurance ad says " why go to a place that has only one thing" well I would when it is done to perfection ! fish and fries ! , when you have such a limited menu, you must do it well , and they do, I have been going here for many years, Drew and his wife have perfected... More 

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orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The food is fantastic, fresh fish . very large portions (if only two people I recommend ordering the 1/2 order to split). Picnic side tables , take out only and great service folks with Maine sense of humor. Sign says free beer tomorrow. recommend the special sauce when asked for tartar or special or get both and try.

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We always look forward to the generous portion offresh fried haddock with the amzaiang crispiness! Eveny thought the fries are soggy there are always so many that we re-baked them and enjoy them with another meal!!!! Not to be missed -always on our annual visit to Boothbay...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Hard to miss cute little shack right in boothbay. Really good fish. The portions are absolutely huge. A half is more than enough! My husband loved the dill sauce. No credit cards accepted so bring cash or check!

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had the opportunity to visit with Bet for a few minutes and we were able to thank her for not only the outstanding food at a good value large portion for the price, but for creating a wonderful memory for us duirng this trip, which is priceless. Special food and special woman and family run business. A must have... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Missed Bet's last year and waited all summer to get there this year. As expected we were not disappointed. Been going there for many years and simply the best fish and fries around. You want a real portion go to Bet's

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Lihue
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Bets is a shack on the side of the road and if you are smart stop there for some great fish. You order at a window and wait to pick up the order. A half order is a filleted half of a fish! Really, a whole half of a fish. Cash only. There are tables with umbrellas on the side... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visited Boothbay Harbor in July. We've been coming to Boothbay Harbor, Maine, for twenty-five years, though not every year. It's a little slice of heaven! There isn't much we haven't seen or done in and around the Boothbay region. So, while enjoying a delightful sail on the Schooner Lazy Jack with our friend, owner Joe Tassi, we mentioned we... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our family has been in Boothbay for 50 plus years. Bet's is an exceptional addition. Super fresh fried fish and chips with awesome homemade sauces.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 4538
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor

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  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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