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Ruth and Wimpys Kitchen

Route 1, Hancock, ME
+1 207-422-3723
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (23 reviews)
“lobster roll” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Route 1, Hancock, ME
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We ended up at Ruth and Wimpy's Kitchen after a bad experience at another restaurant (see review of Lunt's). We were seated and served promptly and graciously. The lobster rolls were so good we went back two times more the same week!

Thank susiehoke
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Though we had to wait about 20 minutes, the wait was definitely worth it. We both had the whole Lobster which were cooked right and tasted wonderful. We were disappointed when we were told they were out of blueberry pie BUT so fortunate to have...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

First impression wasn't the greatest. Since they had no hostess they appeared understaffed and overwhelmed. Once we sat food and drinks came out rather quickly. My husband ordered seafood chowder and loved it. He also loved his lobster roll. I had the "fire" burger with...More

Thank Liane M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had dinner at Ruth and Wimpy's last night and we are going again tonight. I had their form of a patty melt (cheddar melt). It was simply the best I have ever tasted. The bread was perfectly toasted and onions perfectly caramelized. The thin...More

1  Thank tajiri02
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been going twice a month all summer and it been great. The food has always been good and the service has also been great. Will keep going until they close oct 28th. If you are in the area this a place you need...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My family ate at Ruth and Wimpys during a recent vacation near Acadia National Park. Great family restaurant with excellent seafood and interesting interior. We each had a different chowder/stew and they were all delicious. I especially loved the lobster stew with big meaty chunks...More

Thank IBFarrar
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my gosh we loved this place the food was so good I ordered the 1 and a half pound lobster and mussels the price was way cheaper then the Bar Harbor area and it was so good ,my husband had the Haddock burger and...More

Thank proverbs1810
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Lobster was good as was the slaw. However the shrimp are small popcorn with two much breaking with no taste. The onion rings were battered with same coating and we could not eat them. Service personnel were friendly but they they needed more help.

Thank Josephine003
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at Ruth and Wimpys in Hancock Maine tonight. Great meal reasonably priced and the service was perfect. Have eaten in Bar Harbor a number of times and have not been this impressed. Seafood fresh and cooked perfectly. I will return.

Thank andy h
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived just after opening around 2:15pm. Stood in line for at least 5 minutes before being approached. We requested outside seating on the deck and were seated just outside of the office window. There was a small dog just on the other side of the...More

Thank gboyd1047
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 1, Hancock, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-3723
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