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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (67 reviews)
“cheese curds” (4 reviews)
“poutine” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
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71 - 80 of 416 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Best fries you will ever taste. Make sure to add salt and vinegar and make them a true pier fry. Very popular among tourists and locals

Thank jerry w
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great crinkle fries served up in a cardboard box! Kids loved it as a midday snack. Very popular place on the pier. First time we didn't salt on our own so was way better on 2nd try with salt!

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Pier Fries is one of the cornerstone food stands in downtown OOB! if you are concerned this ay become an addiction... request the "frequent frier" card. lol!

Thank kathy k
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Yup, a definite stop on the trip. A box is a meal though, or for someone with a very large appetite!

Thank mpchasse1
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Good fries don't need any condiments. These fries need all the condiments in the world, and even then, they'd probably still be awful. Don't waste your money.

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you like fresh, hot French fries, then come here. They are always super busy but get the orders filled quickly.

Thank Motorcycling C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Every one kept asking us 'have you has Pier fries yet?' So we easily found our way to the wicket and ordered Pier fries. I dont know what they fry them it but they make a light and tasty fry. We added a bit of...More

Thank Lollauren
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Got to go once on every visit to OOB, seems like the thing to, along with those in line. Got the small cup to share, which took care of the munchies. The fries are basic but with the beach atmosphere hit the spot.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I went here specifically to order poutine and I was not disappointed. I think the price was fair for the portion size and it was very good. I shared with friends who had not tried it before and they all fell in love! There is...More

Thank MofromMass
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great crinkle cut fries & crispy the way I like them. This was my first time trying them and I'm glad I did although don't order a large if you plan to eat them all alone wow!

Thank Mike M
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Are your fries gluten free because I don't think I can visit oob without having pier fries!!! I assume the fries are but wondering if anything else is fried in that oil besides potatoes? Love pier fries - first thing we get when we arrive at oob :)
27 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, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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