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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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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Fish & Chips Ever!

I am VERY picky about my fish & chips. A local told me about this place. Great price, huge portions, you can get a whole filet, super fresh fish. Get the "special sauce" (tarter sauce with dill). Driving North on Rt 1, I would definitely take a detour on Rt 27 to Boothbay, get my fried fish for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I am VERY picky about my fish & chips. A local told me about this place. Great price, huge portions, you can get a whole filet, super fresh fish. Get the "special sauce" (tarter sauce with dill). Driving North on Rt 1, I would definitely take a detour on Rt 27 to Boothbay, get my fried fish for a pit... More 

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ft mitchell, ky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We've been stopping here since 1997. I love fish and chips and try them whenever possible especially if they are haddock. I've tried them in many places including Ireland and have found none as good as Bets fish. The re-landscaped picnic table area is really nice.

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Georgetown, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Best place in Mine to get fresh fried haddock!! Huge portions and great prices!! Can not be beat anywhere!!

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Frankfort, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was recommended to us by "locals" and boy do they know what's good! Thank goodness we ordered only 1 order of the fish and chips to split. It was huge!!!! There were 2 very large pieces of fish and enough fries to feed a family of 4! Not only were the portions huge but it was really good. They... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Bet's Famous Fish Fry caught our attention as we entered Boothbay so we checked it out upon our departure. Great find! One order is plenty for two to split, but we ordered two anyway. We ate our delicious lunch at the picnic tables and had plenty to take away for another meal later. Bet's is definitely worth the stop!

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West Townsend, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Ordered the fish and chips. It's huge! Two large pieces of fried fish and a big bowl of fries. $18.00. It feeds two people. No inside seating but there are picnic tables behind the restaurant. We were on vacation and a local resident recommended Bet's. We were not disappointed.

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Wiscasset, Maine, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Superb food at a fair price has folks lining up for more every day. The fish is exquisite , and the crisps sublime.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

"Free Beer Tomorrow" the sign says, but what you can get today is some of the freshest fish available anywhere served up quickly. Don't expect anything else, except the chips, and don't ask if they have lobster rolls. And, unless you are incredibly hungry, a half-order is going to be more than enough. We tried a half fish & chips... More 

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Hudson Falls, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Fun friendly fresh Good menu selection ideal location from our location little out of the way if you don't know booth bay.

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Wiscasset, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Bet's has the best fried Haddock anywhere! She uses very fresh (no frozen fish here), thick haddock filets that are cooked to perfection and not greasy as with most fried foods. Her French fries and chips are also terrific. Since fish and fries is all that they serve the service is very fast even with a line of people..... wonderful... More 

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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