Sunday, October 11, 2009

Lunch at Petey's

Except for a couple previously taken shots (the first one below, and a couple others) the rest are from my lunch with my Texas friend, Nancy, last Monday afternoon.

Several of the images are pretty poor quality but taking great photos wasn't really my aim. Enjoying my brief time with Nancy was all that was really on my mind. That said, let's go to Petey's!!





www.peteys.com



Blurry, but as you can see it's a pretty basic interior with booths all around.

When we arrived the restaurant had just opened so it was still very quiet. By the time we left the parking lot and most of the seats were filled. And it was a Monday. In October.


Walking through the door to be seated you go right past this boat. The first booth on the right after the boat is where Nancy and I sat. I just realized something, in all the times I've eaten at Petey's I've never had a view looking out over the marsh. What's up with that?




We didn't order lobster but one placemat fits all



The view from our table ... the parking lot. Across the street and behind the houses is the beach/ocean



Looking up and out our window




An overhead view



The reason we came ... the food! Both of us had the fresh Haddock sandwich with fries and a pickle. I believe it was $7.99. The fish fillets were large, fresh, and delicious! For an appetizer Nancy ordered fried Zucchini strips. They were quite good but a bit too much for us to finish. It was a Texas sized portion!



There we are! Nancy ate like a bird. Me, I was hungry!

Stairs and lobster buoys going up to the outside deck, which is now closed until next summer



Walking past the side of the building heading outback towards this . . .




We really had such a nice, relaxing day. First we went to New Castle, then Petey's, and finally Target (for an emergency curling iron), before it was off to the train station. Since the Boston bound Downeaster came through at 2:06 we didn't have much time to waste, and for a moment I thought she actually might miss it! No such luck.

Hopefully I'll get to see you again next year Nancy!


20 comments:

Steve B said...

I'm convinced that this is the only area in the country where you should eat haddock. We can ship lobsters all over the world, but there is nothing better than haddock right off the boats.

Nancy Medina said...

The haddock was AMAZING, though I can't say that in Dallas we have much to compare it to. : ) I had a great visit, Sharon, I have no idea why it surprises me that you can make art out of everything around you. Gorgeous photos!

Snappy Di said...

How I love Haddock. AND your photos too! Looks like you had a great day both with the weather and the company.

Di

Kerri said...

Sharon, your happiness in seeing your friend really shines through in this post!!

hip chick said...

Oh I'm so jealous! Petey's is the best!

The Retired One said...

I loved the shots with the colorful buoyas.....(spelling?) and the old boat full of them...really captures the flavor (forgive the pun!) of the place.

Laura said...

Jealous! What a colorful and fun restaurant. Wish I could have joined you!

Pat said...

I first read this at 9:20 am but couldn't leave a comment for some reason at that time. What I wanted to say THEN was that reading this post and looking at the pictures made me want to eat that fish sandwich, and it was only 9:20 IN THE MORNING! LOL! Nothing like fish when you're on the East coast!

You asked if I've been up your way. We drove my niece up to the Boston area once. We've lived in VA, and vacationed on Chincoteague Island, and gone to Rehobeth Beach, DE and Ocean City, MD, but we've not go up to Maine, NH, and that way. Some day. :)

Country Girl said...

Looks delish! Someday I'll be able to eat friend zucchini and french fries. Gosh, I really miss them!

Chatelaine said...

Don't you just love restaurants like Peteys? I've never been there but I try to go to the restaurants that aren't chains. The places where the locals go.

How nice to spend time, however brief, with a friend. Looks like a lovely day.

Jayne said...

What a fun place, and the food looks wonderful! Glad you all got to spend some time together. :c)

The Curious Cat said...

Just stumbled across your blog - I love it - great photos and it reminds me of when I used to live in New England as a child. Petey's looks wicked - would love to go there! xxx

JC said...

Looks like my kind of place ...

Sea Witch said...

Crazy about all of the colorful lobster bouys. Love the pic of the stairs and the bouys...so joyful. Those sandwiches look fantastic too. Sea Witch

Erin said...

looks like a great place to stop and have some chow...actually i would love to try the lobster :)
loved your pics...thanks for sharing with us.

Life is good! said...

what a great place to eat at, i love the decor. since i don't live near by do you think peteys delivers, i will tip generously!(it will involve an airplane though! what do you think?

Patti Cakes said...

What a fun place. Oh haddock is my favorite but we don't get it around here. Do you think they would deliver this far. Probably not!

dAwN said...

yummmy that sandwich looks delish. I love that last photo!

Amanda said...

Just stumbled upon your gorgeous blog. I grew up in New England (Maine & NH) and your photos really capture the spirit and feeling of New England. There is no place in the world like it... Just beautiful!

Martha in PA said...

I need a trip to New England! (Next summer!) We just moved back north from FL!
I love the photos, my favorite is the last one!