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Twenty Milk Street

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20 Milk St, Portland, ME 04101-4128 (Market and Silver Streets)
207-774-4200
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traditional Fine Dining in Portland

Twenty Milk Street is a small, quiet, very traditional (but not stuffy) restaurant, much different than the more inventive "food scene" restaurants in Portland. So if a quiet, club like atmosphere with good service and a traditional menu is what you're in the mood for on a given night, you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Connecticut
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English first
Portland, Maine
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I ate here to give it a try as an alternative to what are often very loud dining rooms in the area. It was quiet, so that objective was met. We were one of only two tables with people on a Friday night at 7:30. Not a good sign. The server was either new or clueless. We... More 

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maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had a very enjoyable dinner at 20 Milk Street, the restaurant in the Regency Hotel at that address. They served a nice loaf of whole wheat cranberry bread to start. The mussels were really excellent, and the serving size was more than ample. We could have split it as an appetizer. Instead, my partner had the garden salad -... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I am a foodie. So I wanted to go for something fancy. I heard that this place was good, so I tried it. I walked in to the hotel, then asked where the restaurant is. They led us to the restaurant. We got a table, and sat down. We then looked at the menu. Oh my god! Everything was so... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I decided to take in an early dinner at 20 Milk Street on a Saturday night. We had actually entertained the idea of this restaurant as our Wedding Reception Dinner location the year before. We ultimately decided on something closer to home. We arrived at 20 Milk Street early at 5:30 PM which, being still light outside,... More 

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Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Twenty Milk Street is a small, quiet, very traditional (but not stuffy) restaurant, much different than the more inventive "food scene" restaurants in Portland. So if a quiet, club like atmosphere with good service and a traditional menu is what you're in the mood for on a given night, you will enjoy Twenty Milk Street. The dining room is small... More 

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Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We treat ourselves to dinner here several times a year. Tonight was not their best presentation. When the hostess seated us my wife told her that she was cold and could we sit by the fireplace. The hostess said no " we are full tonight" . The tables by the fireplace remained empty the whole time we were in the... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Regency Hotel is a favorite of ours - we live right in town but spend at least one night a year for a romantic, fun and easy get away. The hotel, the Armory Lounge and Twenty Milk Street for dinner are all wonderful, but sunday brunch is something very special. They create a lovely, relaxed atmosphere with outstanding food... More 

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maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for a number of years and the best thing about it is the ambiance. However, we made a reservation 2 weeks prior to the Christmas concert and when we arrived, the hostess had us wait to be seated said "we are not quite ready" , she seated people ahead of... More 

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Multiple dinners here during our stay at this Regency Hotel restaurant. Food choices were great, wonderfully prepared and presented by warm, responsive staff. Loved it!

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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My family stayed in the adjacent hotel and had breakfast at 20 Milk Street. Everything was fresh and delicious. Although it was not a prix fixe, the individual items were very reasonably priced. The ambiance, even in the morning was elegant and the service was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Milk St, Portland, ME 04101-4128
    (Market and Silver Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-774-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am

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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?