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Ruth and Wimpys Kitchen

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Greenville, Maine
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place was a mob scene. Menu was mostly what I would call comfort food. I had a banana cream pie for lunch. It was outstanding. They seemed to get people in and out very quickly without making you feel rushed. Service was good, staff was very pleasant.

Thank james c
Lamoine, Maine
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have dined here in several,occasions but fund the menue very confusing and too many items for a resturant of this type. The business has expanded however in its expansion the need for additional help is necessary, service is slow. Food average, quality is favorable and price fairly reasonable.

Thank jaylsutter65
Knoxville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found this delightful restaurant en route to our BNB. Got our key and did U-turn back to try the food. The lobster and corn-on-the-cob special were both colorful and delicious. We had a glass of wine and even tasted the blueberry wine on the ample beverage list: good stuff! An unassuming dining area with excellent wait staff provided a warm... More 

Thank SnappyTrails441
Santa Rosa, California
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch while traveling US1. Pleasant seating outside. Many menu choices. Quick and friendly service. The oyster shooters were fabulous. The seafood chowder was chocked with seafood, not potatoes like many. The lobster Caesar was better than okay only because the lobster was fresh. Didn't try a dessert but they sounded appetizing.

Thank 2OTRA
Pittsfield, New Hampshire, United States
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in a wheelchair has challenges, especially in a restraunt. At first they told us it would be about 15 minutes as there was one person ahead of us. We waited outdoors along with others. At first they told us the booths outside were reserved, they asked us if we would take an outside booth. We agreed and they hurriedly... More 

Thank Merrill V
Bowling Green, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Memes on the ceiling and Lobster on the tables. Wilber welcomed us with open claws. The cup of seafood chowder was actually a cereal sized bowl filled with goodies. The meals overall were good, but we arrived before 5pm, and were nit served until close to 630pm. Something mysterious happened to one of the burgers. Still would recommend to families... More 

Thank marshall s
Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ww were looking for a nice seafood lunch and this place fit the bill. I had the lobster special of the day - a steamed lobster and fries for $12.99. Fresh lobster cooked to perfection at an unbeatable price. My husband had a shrimp plate for the same price that wasn't greasy and such a generous portion that he couldn't... More 

Thank Cstrasser
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took them about 15 minutes to take my order which was to go. The food was pretty good but the service was lacking. As long as you have plenty of time to waste you are probably ok.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I just stopped for lunch and we loved everything we got. The lobster bisque was the best we had ever tried and that's saying something because we have had a ton over the years. We ordered the thick onion rings and they hit the spot. (I'm sure the thin onion rings would be good too) The scallop... More 

Thank Ambouts
Portland, Maine
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here with family when driving through and were happy with our experience. There is indoor and outdoor seating as well as a giant lobster outside for pictures. Fortunately, my husband suggested we eat inside as it was near dusk and he was concerned the bugs might be hungry too. He was right as we saw several groups of... More 

Thank NieSam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 1, Hancock, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: 207/422-3723.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?