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Route 1, Hancock, ME
207/422-3723.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food. Great value.

The food was good and the price was good. I had a lobster roll and sweet potato fries that were both excellent and filling (couldn't finish it). The roll had substantial claw meat. My husband had the thanksgiving ciabatta sandwich and a burger. They were phenomenal. The portions were hefty. I had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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Bangor, ME
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Wasn't impressed the moment I walked through the door with my 9 year old and hubby....sign advertising sex on the beach as the featured drink of the evening. Nice, real nice, now my son wants to know what sex is. Thank you Ruth and Whimpy, just how I wanted to spend my dinner! Thankfully they have all these bordering on... More 

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CT
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127 reviews 127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The food was good and the price was good. I had a lobster roll and sweet potato fries that were both excellent and filling (couldn't finish it). The roll had substantial claw meat. My husband had the thanksgiving ciabatta sandwich and a burger. They were phenomenal. The portions were hefty. I had a Baileys hot cocoa for $3 that was... More 

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Livingston, Montana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Good place for a quick seafood fix. Oyster shooters were great... best price in the area. Interesting decor

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Stockholm, Sweden
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came to Ruth and Whimpy's on a saturday evening having made no booking. The place was crowded, but it only took about 15 minutes to get a table. Quick service considering the amount of people. We had crab cakes...excellent. Lobster ... Couldn'nt be better. Ceasar salad with shrimps....not the best choice. This is a lobster place. We like the... More 

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bedfordshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

As there are not too many restaurants in the area, we stopped for lunch. Friendly service. Fairly good choice of menus. The lobster rolls were good. Acceptable portions, but rather large for our 4 year old grandaughter. We were in the area later, so decided to visit again as we all wanted to have lobster bisque before going home. This... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Steamer clams and deep fried clam platter were delicious but the lobster chowder was a huge disappointment. The last time I had it, it was loaded with large chunks of scrumptious fresh lobster,This bowl , however consisted of mostly potatoes with a few bits of absolutely tasteless lobster. Although the broth was very tasty I did not go there for... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We've been to this area many times over the years and with all the restaurant choices we had passed but never tried Ruth and Wimpys. We decided to try it today. We made a reservation and at 5pm the restaurant was filling up. No problem getting a table. We liked the ambiance if you will. Yes with all the license... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

From the first moment of walking in it looked like a fun place to eat. Family style seating where you feel like you are at home. I had the seafood platter it was unbelievable good everything was fresh. I had never had onion straws I am now a fan for life. One of the things I liked was the ceiling... More 

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boston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went on our way back from the Schoodic peninsula...my husband and I ordered lobster rolls. All tail meat, no mayo, no filler at all...delicious....he had fries, I had thick onion rings...yummy...our four year old had meatballs on a stick...our waitress was friendly and quick to bring our drinks we sat outside under the shade..so good that we drove back... More 

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petersburg, va
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Restaurants were few and far between around Corea Maine so we dedided to stop since the parking lot was full....always a good sign, right? Glad we did not read the reciews, or we may not have stopped, and we would have missed out on a real jewel. I don't know why some reviewers wrote bad reviews. This was the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 1, Hancock, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: 207/422-3723.

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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