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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
207-633-1011
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
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  • Italian first
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English first
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Let's start by saying this was recommended to us by Chris at Bayberry house B and B. We are from Montreal so good quality food isn't hard to find. The pasta here was great, something my wife tried the first time and we came back to both order was the lobster ravioli. Absolutely phenomenal. Good wine list. We didn't give... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent and attentive service. Truly authentic and delicious meals. The best bolognese I have ever had!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Enjoyed the black ink spaghetti del mar and a wonderful caesar salad. The cappuccino & tiramisu was fabulous!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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137 reviews 137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had a delicious meal and made reservations an hour before. Use Open Table. My husband's veal was tender and my lobster ravioli was light and flavorful. My capeses salad in a parmesan basket was very good. The restaurant is upstairs so be mindful of the steps.

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Guildhall, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had a magnificent meal! The staff was helpful & great! Food - amazing! Wine - incredible wine list & a fabulous recommended selection. All in all - you would be hard pressed to beat this incredible restaurant!

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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158 reviews 158 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We'd heard that Ports of Italy was excellent. Well, it was so delightful, we dined there twice during our two week stay in the area. The servers were gracious, knowledgeable and although very busy, never gave the impression of being rushed. The food...well, we've spent months in Italy and were delighted with how authentic and delicious each dish was. The... More 

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Although the interior might need a make over, do not hesitate to have your Italian dinner here. The staff is very kind and informative and the wine accompanied our dinner was very tasteful. We both had a nice starter and the pasta with seafood and lobster stuffed ravioli were delicious!!!!! You will like it!!!!!

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Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We've dined in Italy, and Ports of Italy could easily be transported, in one piece, from Maine's midcoast right to Italy. The staff was extremely friendly and worked as a team to provide what we thought was awesome, attentive service. The wine list is very good and the food was several cuts above the usual fare in "Italian" restaurants in... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ports of Italy isn't fancy or snobby -- it's just excellent Italian food and service and likely one of the best restaurants in mid-coast Maine. Last evening we had Risotto with White Truffles and it was one of the best dishes we've had outside of Italy. Fresh white truffles, a delicacy only available in the fall, combined with perfectly-cooked risotto... More 

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Boston, MA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had one of the best meals ever at this restaurant. While the decor was decidedly casual the meal was worthy of a fine restaurant. I highly recommend Ports of Italy.

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Additional Information about Ports of Italy

Address: 47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
Phone Number: 207-633-1011
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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