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Ports of Italy

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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
207-633-1011
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 315
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 11
    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
PORTS OF ITALY-NORTHERN ITALY IN BOOTHBAY HARBOR (MAINE'S HIDDEN BYWAYS III)

PORTS IF ITALY RESTAURANT (ITALIAN) NORTHERN ITALY IN BOOTHBAY HARBOR (MAINES’S HIDDEN BYWAYS III) If you have been hiking, rambling, rafting, boating, fishing, or doing all that we do in the Boothbay Harbor, Maine region, and are literally dying to rap your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

PORTS IF ITALY RESTAURANT (ITALIAN) NORTHERN ITALY IN BOOTHBAY HARBOR (MAINES’S HIDDEN BYWAYS III) If you have been hiking, rambling, rafting, boating, fishing, or doing all that we do in the Boothbay Harbor, Maine region, and are literally dying to rap your tonsils around some good Northern Italian food, I know the place for you. In the edge of town,... More 

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Gardner, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Excellent food, wine and service. Cozy bar to sit at while you wait for your table. The restaurant is small and cozy. If you do not mind sitting kind of close to other tables it is well worth going. Sitting outside on the porch is the best place.

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Strives to be high quality with both service and food and mostly makes it. Well worth a visit. Likely the best Italian eatery in the area tho we didn't check deeply.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

As a solo traveler I really enjoyed that I was treated so well. The food was excellent and the staff, especially the host, really treated me like they expected to see me over and over even though they knew I was on a short holiday. I also appreciated that I could drink part of a bottle of wine (and get... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A meal at Ports of Italy may not be what you might have in mind when visiting the coast of Maine, but it is definitely a place not to be missed. Owner and manage Sante is the real deal, a hard working gracious host. The staff follow his lead and offer exceptional service. The food is simply great. All pastas... More 

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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-633-1011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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

Questions & Answers

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