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“Not to be missed when you are in Coastal Maine!”
Review of Ruth & Wimpy's

Ruth & Wimpy's
Ranked #4 of 12 Restaurants in Hancock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: A great rusticated Maine restaurant where you can get a reasonably priced lobsta dinner and the best homemade pie anywhere. The personnel are always great and Wimpy is a neat guy. I love it there. No trip to Bar Harbor is complete without a stop at Ruth & Wimpy's (and I haven't got a dime in this).
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Description: A great rusticated Maine restaurant where you can get a reasonably priced lobsta dinner and the best homemade pie anywhere. The personnel are always great and Wimpy is a neat guy. I love it there. No trip to Bar Harbor is complete without a stop at Ruth & Wimpy's (and I haven't got a dime in this).
Reviewed December 25, 2011

A Maine favorite - for locals and visitors. Consistently great food. We ate there in June 2010 also. All American Pie is a great dessert. The seafood is well prepared. Just a simple diner-ish restaurant. Great people work there.

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Reviewed August 15, 2011

We traveled off Mount Desert Island for a less touristy Maine coastal experience, by chance stopped at Ruth & Wimpys for dinner to check out the posted Lobster & Corn special for $10.95 - It was the best Lobster we had all week!! Service was excellent, the restaurant was overflowing with antique automotive memorabilia to keep the kids entertained during the short wait for our food. If it wasn't for the rain we would have been able to enjoy dinner outside on the picnic tables while we watched them cook our lobsters. If it wasn't our last day we would have gone back for sure!

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Reviewed July 19, 2011

A yummy lobster roll awaits you here. Fresh chunks of lobster lightly tossed in mayo. Delicious! Others in party had shrimp scampy and hot dogs. Menu includes home made onion rings with your choice of thick or thin slices. They serve a lot of boiled lobster, mussels and steamers. An outside seating area allows you to watch the cook steam lobsters, and shellfish but beware the mosquitoes as soon as dusk arrives! Inside seating also available. A good family place since the menu includes, hot dogs, mac and cheese, grilled cheese and many other kids "basics.

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Reviewed July 15, 2011

I've been to Ruth and Wimpy's twice now. The lobster and steamers are delicious and fresh. They have outdoor seating, but we always sat inside. Prices are pretty reasonable (considering it is lobster). About $20-25, depending on if you get one or 2 lobsters. Service can be a little slow, so be prepared for that. Overall a good lobster pit experience.

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Reviewed December 9, 2016
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