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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
American, Seafood
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24 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2230
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers all kinds of great food and drinks !! Right on the famous old orchard beach strip this place has really friendly service and daily drink specials at very affordable prices. Their menus offers daily specials too including fabulous Maine seafood . If...More

Thank mollykapoo
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good food and service. Was the only place still open for the season we could find at the time. There wasn't anything that stood out that set it apart from other restaurants I've been to so its not on my list of 'Definitely Revisit' but...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I walked in for dinner service, the place was not crowded at all. Upon entering this place smelled foul.... like bad seafood and I have been to several restaurants who serve seafood. I would not eat seafood here ever. Upon entering we...More

Thank Private620
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My spouse and I recently ate here again (we have lost track of the number of times we have eaten at Bell Buoy the three times we have visited Old Orchard Beach) and this place just does not disappoint. I had the NY sirloin strip...More

Thank worldtraveler0173
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We always dine here several times during our week-long visits to Old Orchard Beach. Every dish we've tried is exceptional, fresh, and extremely tasty. Plan to take home a doggie bag! Linda Cates, the owner, always makes us feel like we're having dinner in her...More

Thank YellowBrickRoad58
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had dinner here and were expecting a great lobster dinner, but instead got a very disappointing meal. The baked potatoes were not done and the lobster was bland and rubbery in texture, the service was ok and the best part of the meal was...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We came here after our other first choices were closed for the season. People are correct, the decor is a little outdated... but who cares! I came for the food, and was NOT disappointed. I ordered the chicken Alfredo, and the sauce was completely homemade,...More

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Went their for an appetizer just to check the place out. The lobster soup was great and the shrimp was ok. Dinner menu seemed expensive so we opted to grab dinner elsewhere. They need to add draft beer!!!

Thank BaldSerb
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here. Warning: it is not fancy in any way! But the service was excellent, the clam chowder & salads were very good, & the lobster was steamed to perfection. The drinks were good, too. We were too full for dessert. The...More

Thank Hikero50
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were referred to Bell Buoy by our hotel owner.....it has the most amazing food, a lot of it!, and reasonable prices....we have invited our family here to join us as they can accommodate larger groups...they also have drink specials that no one else does

Thank Claire M
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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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