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8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
+1 207-646-0888
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Good food...relaxed atmosphere...Food was good and reasonable. Wine & beer selections pretty limited

Thank Mary B
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Had a great seafood lunch here recently. My husband and I had been here in the past and remembered it being pretty good so we stopped in for lunch. Lobster roll was one of the best ones we had while in Ogunquit for the price...More

Thank JFB90
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I had the BLT with coleslaw...the bacon was plentiful and crispy and the bread was toasted nicely...the coleslaw was a bit soupy but overall it was very good meal...if you like sweetened ice tea the raspberry is great...

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

If your looking for breakfast on a budget you can't go wrong hear. I had the eggs benny and homefries. Grill english thick slice of ham poached with hollandaise. All well done.

Thank Ed L
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We never ate at Bessie's before, walked by it numerous times while walking around the town. However for some reason we decided to stop in for lunch.My wife had the French Dip sandwich which she said was just pretty good. I had the best Lobster...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Been to Ogunquit many times but this was our first time here. We each started with a Makers Mark Manhattan that were excellent. Compare to top class restaurant's drinks at 1/2 the price. ($17 for two). I had the Open Faced Turkey Sandwich with mashed...More

Thank DickandPaulineP
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Have heard pros and cons on Bessie's and that is exactly what we found. Service was bad and there was total confusion; only 2 waitstaff. The Manager and his wife had to come in and they were not happy and they let it be known;...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This restaurant is good for an informal and economical meal if you are not up for a more upscale/more expensive restaurant in the area. However, the service was slow despite the fact that there were few people in the restaurant at the time. The scallops...More

Thank OFWa
Reviewed September 6, 2017

In the last 4-5 years, Bessie's has a new chef. That chef is great. My favorite .... the Veggie Omelet. All fresh veggies ... delicious

Thank GMAgamen
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Had the clam chowder and cheeseburger for dinner and both were very good. Other meals were Rueben sandwich also very good. For dessert split a piece of chocolate cake that was delicious. The place although not fancy was clean and service was good. Prices were...More

Thank capecodtraveler01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-0888
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