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Bet's Famous Fish Fry

Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04537
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (38 reviews)
“fries” (92 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04537
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have to say this was the best Fish and Chips I ate all week in Maine. I don't usually eat at roadside picnic table eateries, but I am so glad I stopped here. A little malt vinegar on my chips and I was a...More

Thank quietmanNY
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

this is the place to go. I love the fish and chips. The fish dish is huuuge! 1/2 a plate is plenty for a normal eating person.

Thank Biggi J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in Boothbay Harbor this place is an absolute must! Worth any line or long travel. The Haddock was incredibly fresh and flaky. Just the right amount of batter. Nice crispy crust. Perfectly tasty fries. Comes with tartar and dill sauce. I...More

2  Thank William B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bet’s is as shown in the pictures, a small shack. They fry up fish and fries. Simple menu. The portion size is huge. My fish sandwich was enough for two meals. Prices are great for the quantity and quality of fish. Be careful of the...More

2  Thank Ed M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself along with 2 friends visited Bets Fish again today. Sure it looks like a very small building and the lines can be long at times but definitely make this a must visit for lunch. Simply the best Haddock and fries I...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

First of all, I am from Wisconsin where fried fish is a staple. But this was the best fried fish I have ever had in my entire life. I had the half haddock, and my husband had the whole one (both were huge). My teenagers...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We’ve been going to Boothbay, and no visit is complete without a stop at Bet’s. The fish is very fresh, and is fried perfectly. The portions are generous and the staff is very pleasant and friendly. It’s a unique part of the character of this...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We read the reviews so had to try it. There is a lot of (outdoor) seating, but we still had to wait a few minutes for an open table. It's a lot of food. My husband and I could have shared the 1/2. The fish...More

Thank sillyslugs
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We brought a guest from the south here to have "The best seafood" around. He wasn't sure that it would beat what he was familiar with. Not only was he surprised by the amount of haddock, he could not believe the taste!!! Pure white, delicious,...More

Thank BandS2005
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The value on the fish and chips is excellent, since you get massive portions--even the half order is enough to split, considering how many chips also come with it--and the price is low ($8 for a half order). The service was fine, nothing spectacular, but...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
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AndyandStacy F
22 March 2018|
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Response from Dottie C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think the batter is gluten free, as it’s just a side of the road stand! The fried fish is awesome though!
Doug D
8 September 2016|
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Response from Patricia K | Reviewed this property |
Live in Boothbay Harbor and think she closed before Columbus Day.
Ronald L
1 July 2016|
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Response from Maine-e-yak_007 | Reviewed this property |
We were there as late as 7:00 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04537
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
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