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Bell Buoy Restaurant

24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
+1 207-934-2745
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
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24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
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Reviews (202)
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11 - 20 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 23 September 2016

The steaks were cooked to perfection! Easy walk from B&B close to beach. Staff was friendly. Prices about what we expected.

Thank Ann-Lake16
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have been to the Bell Buoy many times and always were happy with the food. Last night we took some friends there for a light supper. We all ordered soup, two of us opted for lobster stew and two of us ordered French Onion...More

Thank Mary Lou L
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Staff was kinda bad.... Food was great but the menu was so badly wrote I didn't even know what I was ordering. Also plan on spending 20$ on anything even appetizers

Thank Drew D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It's a little off season, but we decided to head downtown for lunch. Decided against a food stand as the wind was flying and we just didn't want to deal. Most restaurants were closed as this was past Labor Day. We spotted the Bell Buoy...More

Thank darkkskyzz
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

So good it's a must try in OOB!!! Best tarta sauce in town-And the best three course meal for $21. Oh and an awesome happy hour:)

Thank ashleigh655
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Having been to other O.O. Beach restaurants, we discovered this old-fashioned restaurant where the Haddock was one of the best and best priced as well.

Thank Noella T
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Restaurant offers a 3 course dinner for $20.95. The options we quite large and offered a great variety. It was hard to choose. Appetizer course offered choice of soup or hot appetizer. Husband had lobster bisque which included 2 huge pieces of lobster meat. I...More

Thank mmps59
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch was so so good we went back for dinner. We ate a simple lunch wraps and kids ordered there meals. The service was great. Our waitress Tracey was awesome, we looked at the dinner menus which seemed very reasonable we asked a couple questions...More

Thank jdchop
Reviewed 25 August 2016

at the last minute we had a group of 7. the restaurant seated us immediately. Service was awesome. Food was quick and delicious. one person ordered a garlic and shrimp pasta that was so full of garlic he couldn't eat it but the rest of...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a decent meal here. Was just ok though - my husband did not enjoy the bloody mary he ordered. Lobster roll was good.

Thank DoSee
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Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing this e-mail in order to seek for a job opportunity at your restaurant,in the summer period.To be honest,I am writing this letter asking for a chance.I am student in the first year in Romania,studying Law.I have worked 4 summers in a row in a restaurant in the city where I study , Cluj-Napoca,as a waiter.I have learned and earned all the necessary abilities which a proper waiter should have.I like very much to make myself pleasant to the people,to interact with them at all time,and do to the best both for them and for the restaurant I will work for.I will come to America with a special program for students called “Work&Travel” and I will be staying for 4 month in the U.S.,being able to work 3 out of the 4 months.I speak English at a high level,having a Cambridge Certificate.At my arrival in the U.S.,I will be working at the Palace Playland.So,if you think I could be suitable for your restaurant as a waiter,it will be in the best interest if I could work after my first and main job,at the Palace Playland,which will start in the morning and end in the afternoon.I hope I will hear from you soon,and I promis you,if you give me this chance,you will not regret it.For any questions , please contact me at chisvladdumitru@yahoo. com. Wish you the best ! Yours sincerely, Chis Vlad Dumitru
30 March 2016|
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Response from linda c | Property representative |
Please come in and see me when you arrive. The Bell Buoy Restaurant is a very busy restaurant and you have to be able to work in a very fast paced enviroment. I look forward to meeting you. Sincerely, Linda Cates Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-2745
  • E-mail