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Pier French Fries

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12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always look forward to the walk into town for these fries. Best fries around. Every where we come they are the same the best of the best .

Thank Nikki O
Kingston, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The fries are very bland and the attitude from the kids behind the counter bordered on complete indifference. Not quite sure what all the fuss is about but to each his own I guess.

Thank Sweetbaboo825
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard it was the best place for fries. Lines were long so we were hoping for the best. They are fresh made to order but not the best I've had. They are good though. Would recommend and would stop again if in the area.

Thank Cherie D
Groton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a fry fanatic, so on my trip to OOB this was an essential stop! The fries were thick and meaty. Tried with the salt & vinegar-it was very tasty. And I love that they are crinkle fries. Nobody does crinkle fries anymore. And at $2 for a cupful, it was the perfect snack while walking around.

Thank sfreddi2
Saranac Lake, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely try these! $6 for a giant box enough to share with 3-4 people as a snack before dinner. And don't forget the Salt and Vinegar!!!!! Enjoy.

Thank ashleigh655
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend these fries. You get a good amount for your money. This is just a walk up window but the service and food was great. Very popular in OOB.

Thank Patricia K
Saint Hubert, Quebec
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and prices if you are going to eat lunch or dinner near the pier this is a great place.

Thank Neil M
Vergennes, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the BEST fries! Pier French Fries has become a yearly tradition when we go to Maine. No matter which part of Maine we visit, we make a trip here. Fries are always hot, hot, and perfectly cooked. Don't bother with the small sized fries, go for the box, so yummy! This year we also had the chicken fingers, and... More 

Thank thebrigans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pier Fries are the go to treat at Old Orchard Beach. $6 gets you a "box" piled high with very hot and fresh fries. Another $1 gets you either hot cheese whiz or gravy. Kids loved these fries and we had two boxes over two days, one day with the cheese. My daughter loved the cheese so much, she gave... More 

Thank TravelerofNJ
Montpelier, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fries, fast service, reasonably priced. There may be a line but wait it out, they process you pretty quickly.

Thank VermontDuck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: 207-934-2328

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Dear Jim E,

We enjoy and appreciate the many comments and opinions from our thousands of annual customers. We are always looking To improve any aspect of our business from thoughts, both good and/or bad, from all of the patrons that visit us at Pier Fries every year. But you sir, have crossed the line. And because of this... On the rare instance this happens... I feel the need to respond to your post.

Your hurtful comment of our "greed"... And how we have somehow compromised our quality of our product to benefit our business is both flat out wrong as well as irresponsible on your part. We hand cut EVERY SINGLE potato that comes into our shop... And your suggestion that something has changed recently in our 80+ years of business is quite frankly... A joke. I am writing this to defend my family and the 20+ young men and women who work for us, that tirelessly work their tails off to provide,what we hope, is the BEST product that can be sold. To that point... I invite you to come to our facility... Cut a 150lb barrel of our "frozen fries" for yourself... And I in turn will be happy to pay for your finished box of Pier Fries, out of MY own "greedy" pocket. Any... Time... You ... Would...like. We apologize if the order you had was not up to par. We try, with every single order, to make them the best experience EVER. And if this was not the case... Please... Come see me or my wife... And we will be thrilled to make it right. But to suggest that our "GREED" is involved in your batch of Pier Fries...?????

We appreciate ALL suggestions and opinions about our business. And we hope to learn from each one of them. However, when you see fit to acuse me, my family and the ridiculously hard working young employees we have of being "greedy" and serving a product that is anything but the best potatoes, oil, salt, ketchup and anything else that makes us "Pier Fries" with no knowledge to the truth.... That is when I will respond with aggressiveness... To the great Place that we are. .......

Next time... Get your facts in order, before you decide to degrade a great Maine ICON... That we still are.

Allan Buotte

The Original Pier Fries


11 months ago

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?