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Walter's

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Two Portland Square, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-5008
(207) 871-9258
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 188
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Hands Down

Best place to dine in Portland. I keep trying to find something that measures up, but just haven't found it yet. Solid service, food & atmosphere. My go to place!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
1989BlackBear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best place to dine in Portland. I keep trying to find something that measures up, but just haven't found it yet. Solid service, food & atmosphere. My go to place!!

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Thank 1989BlackBear
Maine
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had not been to Walters in about a year and I realize I shouldn't have waited so long. We had an excellent dinner.; from the beet salad, the duck breast to the amazing ending the banana trifle. It was not really noisy, which I find a problem in many restaurants. The four of us were able to carry on... More 

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Thank nmfMaine
Belmont, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here, its preparation, presentation, and flavor, was out of this world. We had a terrific waiter who helped make this a memorable evening. We'll be back!

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Thank TaffyBurns
Verona, Maine, United States
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family friendly! The service was great with my 8 and 11 year old. The picky kids even loved their food. Everyone's food was so good that we tried everyone's. Expensive, and really worth it if you want great food. Beautiful atmosphere. 5 stars easy.

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Thank EricaM78
Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food good service even though it was crowded We all found things we liked on the menu and that is a challenge for our crowd

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Thank Catherine G
Connecticut
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent meals from outstanding menu at good value. Very diverse menu with excellent dinner options from appetizers to entrees and deserts.

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Thank Eastportme
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Walters is located just above Fore Streer and provides an intimate setting for a meal. The menu is very diverse and is excellent. The service is fantastic and the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing. A wonderful place for a meal or just drinks.

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Thank Gumma3
Bangor, Maine
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We are return visitors to this downtown Portland restaurant because of the consistently inventive and delicious cuisine. The menu changes seasonally but with some reliable favorites year round. Last night's dinner, however, was exceptional in that three of us each with 2 courses had our best meals ever ( and our expectations of the place are very high already)! Our... More 

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Thank Audrey G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We had one of the Best Dinners in Portland ME We will become regulars here. Give them a try. Bob & Ann Hutchins,

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Thank MaineMadePhotos
Maryland
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233 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I went solo midweek. Started with a perfect Hendrick's martini at the bar. The menu is so delectable, I completely over ordered (my bad), and didn't finish a single one, not for lack of trying. The calamari with candied jalepeno, oh my, off the charts. Then the apple salad with stilton and walnuts, wonderful. The pièce de résistance: the waygu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Two Portland Square, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-5008
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (207) 871-9258

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 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?