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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%
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“fried fish” (33 reviews)
“fries” (90 reviews)
“sandwich” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
Route 27, Off The Town Square, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04537
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bet's is simply the best fried fish you will ever have. Scary fresh.....cooked to absolute perfection.....lightly ...but flavorably...battered....awesome tartar sauce.....and a great owner....but be forewarned....a half order is more than even two people can eat....can't imagine how much a full order is! So very much...More

Thank Bubs739
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having moved into the Booth Bay Area in late 2016 from Massachusetts, and being and Englishman, i was shocked and delighted when Bets opened for the season in May 2017. These have to be the best deep fried haddock in New England! and knowing the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

What an awesome little fish fry shack on the side of the road. So glad we tried them out. Outdoor seating with picnic tables and umbrellas. If you are hungry for fish and chips, this is the place to go! Will be back to visit,...More

Thank Dottie C
Reviewed 20 January 2018

If you like generous portions of fresh fish with French fries at an affordable price, Bet's is the place to go! Full orders are more than enough for a working man and half-orders are more suitable for lighter appetites, although still substantial! Don't just drive...More

Thank suzanne r
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This belongs on a Maine record book! It is off beat, the owner Bett a wonderful sideshow herself, and the food EXCELLENT. If passing within 25 miles give it a try or if considering Reds in Wiscasset, skip it and go to Betts. Order her...More

Thank clamcove
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Fish is delicious with plenty of fries to top it off. She is a very nice person to speak with. Outside dining only. Some deserts available.

Thank ddavis2017
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Bet's is a place that can't be missed. The fish is the best I have ever had and Bet's sense of humor is wonderful. She had some problems with road construction that eventually cause her to close early for the season. We will visit several...More

1  Thank leccvg
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have eaten at Bet's many times and hopefully they will be open Friday night when we are in Maine this weekend. The fish and fries are delicious. We usually get a half order. This is enough for the two of us. We have also...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Again, Trip Advisor won out! We ordered a full order of the friend haddock and fries to share. ($18)...with our cold bottled water from the vending machine out back.. Lots of delicious tarter sauce and some cocktail sauce made our shared meal the absolute best!!!...More

Thank Maude1017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The fish and fries are terrific. Be sure to only order a 1/2 portion as believe me that is all you will need.

Thank Marian B
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AndyandStacy F
23 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
9 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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