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Ports of Italy

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Italian, Pasta
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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
12076331011
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy...
Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
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  • 398
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great restaurant

we were in the mood for pasta after ODing on lobster. This place did not disappoint. We are very picky about our pasta and this is clearly a restaurant that understands how to make it. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next night as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Jason B
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New York
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

we were in the mood for pasta after ODing on lobster. This place did not disappoint. We are very picky about our pasta and this is clearly a restaurant that understands how to make it. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next night as well.

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Best Italian restaurant in town and one of the best restaurants in boothbay area. recommend reservations because it is small and fills up quickly during the season. great service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a delicious dinner with our family of four last night at Ports of Italy. The appetizers included a burrata salad and tuna bruschetta. For dinner, we had cioppino which had a wonderful sauce, lobster, clams and scallops. We also had filet mignon and spinach fettuccine. The wine list was extensive. Overall, a delicious meal and highlight of our... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Overall the food was very good but it seemed pricey. Chix parm was more than most of the seafood dishes on the menu and a side of pasta to split was the price of a full entrée.

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Perth, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A very busy restaurant which is very well run. All staff work hard to look after everyone. We hadn't booked and it was busy, but a table was prepared for us as quickly as possible. Our drinks were served and order taken promptly. Our meals were delicious. Atmosphere is good too. Very enjoyable meal and evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our anniversary dinner. The food was very good, even excellent, and so was the service. However, we were seated in the very back of a crowded space with a view of a parking lot and a driveway. The ambiance? Nonexistent. Loud enough to inhibit conversation. The decor? well, not much. The clientele? baseball cap to sport coat. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great Italian food with plenty of 'fish/shellfish' options. My wife and I ate there twice during our stay in Boothbay and both times the meals were sensational. Try and sit in the outside covered deck area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

While I had booked a reservation at another restaurant before arriving, our innkeepers suggested here instead. What a great call! Service was very nice and the food was outstanding.We had a brief wait for our table but soon appreciated why. It was not a meal you wanted to rush through and leave.

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Poland Springs, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

one of the best meals we've ever had. they make pasta every day, and other ingredients are fine-- just delicious. A bit spendy but very worth it for a nice evening out.

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Centereach, New York, USA
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Being from NY I wasn't too sure about having Italian in Maine! But...all I can say is superb!! Very accommodating even with children and they are also gluten free friendly!! We will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 12076331011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business

Description

Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?