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Ruth & Wimpy's

792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
+1 207-422-3723
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“onion rings” (27 reviews)
“lobster roll” (40 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I ordered 2 boiled lobster tails with 2 sides. The service, friendliness, food, and price were great. I wish I had found this restaurant when I got here rather than my last night. There were many items on menu I would have loved to try.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RoadTripWanderer
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We had seen Ruth & Wimpy's was busy when we drove by, so we figured it was worth a look. The food portions were generous. A local described it as a potroast/meatloaf type of place and I would agree. Good family fixings. It had an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CO_Traveller62
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The menu is extensive and the food we ordered was quite good. The staff was friendly. Reasonable prices too. Go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sndovale
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We both had the lobster stew & the lobster roll. No shortage of lobster on either order. Both meals tasted really good. A few critiques we can make are that my roll came with a pickle & my wife's roll did not, the servers were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Oh my gosh, we were really disappointed--Ruth & Wimpy's didn't open for lunch until 2pm! We've dined here in the past and loved it and was looking forward to it again. We drove up from South Thomaston and was going to dine elsewhere but they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HappyOnTheRoad2010
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner tonight. The place is so dirty. Food was inedible. Waitress was great and did take off the charge for my uneaten steak tips. Wish I knew her name because she was the best part of the whole experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank roosnana
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Usually you must wait for seating, they have improved this with outdoor sesting, the wait was relatively short. The wait staff performed very well in spite of the number of people seated. The waitress that handled our table was very courteous, and very prompt. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jaylsutter65
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We had to wait for quite a while before our waitress knew we were seated. She apologized since she didn’t know we weren’t seated. Hubby had lazy shore dinner which is no shell lobster, steamed clams and mussels and corn. Lobster is very small but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Donna H
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is a casual place with seating indoors and out. Waitresses are friendly and helpful. The restaurant clean. Big menu with options for seafood or land lovers from soups, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pasta and entrees. We enjoyed our lobster roll, lobster quesadilla and lobster bisque/french...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tmf7150
Reviewed September 19, 2018

A step better than the typical Maine seafood place. We ate outside which was very enjoyable and the service was good. The server was friendly and waited on us with a huge smile. All of us had clams and they were better than we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bondville
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December 15, 2018|
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Response from 557yanam | Reviewed this property |
I believe they're closed for the season. Reach out to them on Facebook and I'm sure they will mail it to you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-3723
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