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Ruth & Wimpy's

792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
+1 207-422-3723
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“blueberry pie” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (50 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Horrible service. Felt like we were inconveniencing them by being there. It was 3ish in the afternoon and they weren't busy at all. The food is nothing to speak of. We both had seafood platters which were bland and tasteless. Our server never returned to...More

Thank davcar1980
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I went here for dinner on a Saturday night after 10 hours of driving. Being tired and cranky may have had some impact on our experience, but I am making an effort to put that to the side and be fair to...More

Thank alexandra9007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For take out, this is best food around. Best lobsters both hard and soft shells. Hard shells are full of lobster meat, soft shells are full of water with less than 1 third the meat. Hard shells are hard to find this time of year,...More

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped in based on a friend’s recommendation! The food was delicious and the portions were more than you can eat, but that didn’t stop us from having homemade deserts. We’re visiting Maine so of course I hade steamed lobster and steamed clams...More

Thank Gene P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great and consistent. The service is good for how busy they are. The wines list is limited but there are many beers. This is a must stop for those heading down east who want a good inexpensive meal on the way

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes you read that correctly I order 4 tails and they were wonderful. The waitress was very attentive and the food was amazing. The hostess just looked at us when we walked in and did introduce herself as the hostess nor did she ask us...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of our four night visit to the area, we went here twice! So good! The lobster and steamers were so fresh and delicious! We have gone to Cape Cod for 30 years and these steamers were the best we have had! Comfortable and fun decor!...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the chipotle chicken with fettucinis and the seafood quesadilla was excellent and stuffed with shrimps, haddock, scallops and lobster meat and you sure don't leave hungry. But be prepared for some waiting time if you come between 6 and 7.30 pm.

Thank Erwin W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Just a great place for seafood and other fare as well. Quick service and delicious food. A fantastic combo.

Thank Roy R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

By all the car there we thought it would be a good place to eat. We got there about 1 hour before closing and there were only a handful left. Our service was very slow. It seemed they wanted to talk behind the partition more...More

Thank robeke1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 792 US Hwy 1, Route 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3417
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-3723
A great rusticated Maine restaurant where you can get a reasonably priced lobstah 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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