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Bessie's

8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
+1 207-646-0888
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“turkey club” (11 reviews)
“greek omelet” (5 reviews)
“steak tips” (12 reviews)
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

When we are in Ogunquit we need to eat at Bessie's. The atmosphere is very casual and the food ample and like home cooking. Staff very friendly and efficient. We ordered the chicken club melt and it was huge! Very messy but gather up the...More

Thank Deerac
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First night in Ogunquit so we were hungry and pretty much picked the first place we came across. It was between this and The Front Porch across the street. We chose Bessie's as we figured it wouldn't be a wait on a Friday night. The...More

Thank RI_Tony
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Ogunquit on a Tuesday and wanted to walk to a restaurant in the main village. So many were closed on a Tuesday. However, Bessies was open and based on other decent reviews here, we decided to give it a try. Glad we...More

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointing, ordered steak tips, usually a safe bet. Carelessly prepared, with overdone dried out small pieces and big bloody hunks on same plate, did not taste either fresh or appetizing. Soggy green beans and meh fries. Kind of a buzz kill on a getaway trip.

Thank david5162
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast not expecting much. We were treated to really great and friendly service, a wonderful breakfast, hot and plentiful and great coffee. The prices are right too!!

Thank ShannonMary O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town on business and had the chance to have both breakfast and dinner at Bessie's during my stay. It's March, so the pace is just so pleasant in Ogunquit -- no wait lines, no crazy tourists, and easy parking. For breakfast I...More

1  Thank ccm02139
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate her recently for dinner and it is a great place for comfort food, nothing fancy. The location is ideal if you are roaming the streets and shops of Ogunquit. I had the "mile high" meatloaf, it was tasty and there was a large portion....More

Thank Eataroundwoburn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, prompt service. My eggs benidict was delicious! Parking seems to be an issue for all of the down town businesses, which was the one draw back to my visit. I would like to come back for dinner.

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Good food, bartender was friendly, what more could you ask for? Plenty of options for drinks and can watch a game.

1  Thank Pam M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We were walking around this area and Bessie's was open. We sat on the bar side and had a great time. It is a typical "local" crowd and everyone knew each other. Although we live 20 miles away, it was obvious we weren't locals -...More

1  Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-0888
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