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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed July 2, 2020

We ate outside with social distancing and enjoyed our dinner. Our server, a first grade teacher, was very friendly and made dinner even more enjoyable.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed April 24, 2020

I visited Bessie's and wanted some good clam chowder.I had just left another Ogunquit restaurant left down by the food, and figured Bessie's would help revive my appetite.That was a mistake as it was worse than from a can. When I asked to return it,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2020

We have ordered 3 times this month because it is the closest open restaurant near our house. Each time the ordering done online has been seamless. The orders were ready at the time that we requested. We have ordered a variety of meals and overall...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

My friend & I stopped in today, looking for a drink & apps at 4p, and we were so glad we decided to try Bessie’s! My friend ordered the Buffalo Shrimp which were nice & spicy, but not quite as crispy as desired. I ordered...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

Recently my husband and I took a trip to Maine to just get away from the norm. We stayed in a Ogunquit motel and enjoyed a lazy but quiet weekend. On our way home on what is traditionally known as Presidents Day we slept late...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Ogunquit in Winter is not very crowded. Many places are closed as everyone awaits the coming of Spring. However, Bessie's Restaurant is alive and well!!!! A great place to fill up before walking Marginal Way or heading to the beach for a stroll on the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

While this place has been here for a number of years this is the first time that we have been in Ogunquit off season so we decided to take advantage of no lines. All I can say is one of the best Reuben sandwiches ever!...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

A damp, rainy day. A walk along the beach. A party of 8 Seniors are ready for lunch and an OPEN sign on Bessie’s door invited us in. The layout of the booths was perfect for our large group; our waitress was kind, attentive and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 22, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in and ordered the salmon. WOW! Fresh and large serving, twice the size than the typical serving of different restaurants. Fresh green beans cooked perfectly and creamy coleslaw! Bessie's does not look fancy but has something on the menu for everyone! Stop in!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 14, 2019

A good alternative to pricier restaurants in the Ogunquit downtown area, it has a diner menu. The food is very good, and the staff friendly and helpful. A little bit pricier than other diners but reasonable for the tourist area. Table seating is with benches...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Jody M
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