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Pier French Fries

12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
+1 207-934-2328
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (289 reviews)
“french fry” (12 reviews)
“poutine” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Only place in Old Orchard Beach to get fries - Pier Fries are the best!!! Never thought I'd enjoy them.

Thank debluvsb
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The best french fries in OOB, hand cut crinkle fries, perfectly cooked to be slightly crispy, not soggy.

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We ordered the poutine and mozzarella sticks. The poutine was delish. Huge portion/great price. Can't go wrong.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I was in town this past weekend and read about this place. Perfect afternoon snack. The service was super fast and with lots of places to sit around the store, it's a must see when you're in town. The box seemed a bit much for...More

Thank Chiovitti
Reviewed 28 August 2017

the best pier fries ever...........no one make them like Bills been going to OOB since 1979 and the fries have not changed and great service as well. great location within walking distance of most hotels.

Thank kim0145_dingley
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very flavorful. Not your average french fries. And they give you a box overflowing with fries. Try them with salt and vinegar, Yumm

Thank marmar14580
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Honestly not real sure what the big hype is over these fries. I've had much better, but had to try them since everyone raves about them. We did add the salt & vinegar after we tried a few plain ones. Like I said, they were...More

Thank Disneylover1012
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The long line moves quickly and after our order was filled and we had salted and sprinkled white vinegar on the perfectly cooked fries, we found a bench and started eating. What a treat! No wonder fans line up from April to autumn closing. Fabulous...More

Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Honestly, don't see what the craze is over the fries. Don't get me wrong, they were good, just not something that I would absolutely have to have when I come to Maine.

1  Thank Rm12515
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Pier fries are the best fries hands down. So delicious! Their fried dough is pretty good but their fries are the star of the show!

Thank Shannon B
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26 June 2016|
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Response from pblagburn | Reviewed this property |
I know the fries are gluten free, they actually advertise that. I would like to say that because they publicly make that claim, they don't make anything else in the same oil but you would have to ask them directly.
Dear Jim E, We enjoy and appreciate the many comments and opinions from our thousands of annual customers. We are always looking To improve any aspect of our business from thoughts, both good and/or bad, from all of the patrons that visit us at Pier Fries every year. But you sir, have crossed the line. And because of this... On the rare instance this happens... I feel the need to respond to your post. Your hurtful comment of our "greed"... And how we have somehow compromised our quality of our product to benefit our business is both flat out wrong as well as irresponsible on your part. We hand cut EVERY SINGLE potato that comes into our shop... And your suggestion that something has changed recently in our 80+ years of business is quite frankly... A joke. I am writing this to defend my family and the 20+ young men and women who work for us, that tirelessly work their tails off to provide,what we hope, is the BEST product that can be sold. To that point... I invite you to come to our facility... Cut a 150lb barrel of our "frozen fries" for yourself... And I in turn will be happy to pay for your finished box of Pier Fries, out of MY own "greedy" pocket. Any... Time... You ... Would...like. We apologize if the order you had was not up to par. We try, with every single order, to make them the best experience EVER. And if this was not the case... Please... Come see me or my wife... And we will be thrilled to make it right. But to suggest that our "GREED" is involved in your batch of Pier Fries...????? We appreciate ALL suggestions and opinions about our business. And we hope to learn from each one of them. However, when you see fit to acuse me, my family and the ridiculously hard working young employees we have of being "greedy" and serving a product that is anything but the best potatoes, oil, salt, ketchup and anything else that makes us "Pier Fries" with no knowledge to the truth.... That is when I will respond with aggressiveness... To the great Place that we are. ....... Next time... Get your facts in order, before you decide to degrade a great Maine ICON... That we still are. Allan Buotte The Original Pier Fries OOB, ME
6 October 2015|
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Response from Moni S | Reviewed this property |
A well written response to some unappreciative customer. Consumers have taken the motto "the customer is never wrong" too far! And I know how hard it is to find good help, I admire Allan's defense of his employees. I look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-2328
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