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Weathervane Seafoods

380 Gorham Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-2326
(207) 772-3856
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Ranked #30 of 135 restaurants in South Portland
Cuisines: Seafood
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74% Recommend
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English first
Melbourne, Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I noticed the "Best Seafood Restaurant in Portland" (17 years running) plaques on the wall as we left and thought, is that really the best Portland has to offer?! The service was OK, not great. The atmosphere was meh. Décor typical chain seafood and kind of dark and dingy (gray carpet on the floor that showed every bit of food... More

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Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Recently, we returned to a place that has served us many fine meals over the years, and found it as good as ever in purveying well-prepared New England-style seafood at reasonable prices. We had the 1-lb lobster dinner, which was accompanied by a choice of potato or onion rings (worthy of note here for their light, tempura-like batter and delicate... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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181 reviews 181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Came here with family. It was a beautiful Saturday and this place practically empty at lunch time! I got a lobster roll, which was good. My Fiance' got Salmon, which he enjoyed. Mom got a haddock sandwich, which she enjoyed. Great portions. Bottomless soda. Decent place for lunch.

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Belmont, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had dinner at this restaurant, because we remembered we had really reasonable lobster from them several years ago. Lobster was not in season, so not as reasonable. But, we still have very good seafood and a very good price. My husbband mixed seafood dish had friend scallops, fried haddock, fried shrimps, and fried clams, plus cole slaw and fries... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Weathervane is a small chain fried seafood restaurant and is just fine for what it is. Better fried seafood is available locally but the location here near the mall makes the Weathervane convenient if not anything more.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were on a group tour and this restaurant was included on our itinerary. I had a fried shrimp and haddock combination and it was plentiful and very tasty. My husband had the lobster roll and it was OK - not the best tasting - their cole slaw was excellent and they have a friendly atmosphere - staff was attentive... More

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My wife and I ate here during our first night in Maine. We were really hungry and just looking for a seafood place to eat. Most of the menu items were under the heading "fried." We were looking for something more fresh, and less greasy. This was more of a red lobster ripoff not done well.

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Baring, Maine, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My husband and I had our Valentine's Day dinner here. The scallops were fantastic. The service was great. Dylan the manager did a fantastic job on such a busy night.

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Melbourne, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Best scallops ever. This restaurant knows how to cook seafood. Floridian chefs DO NOT KNOW HOW TO COOK. Can't find any good seafood.in Florida. Anyway, each time I go to this restaurant, I have a seafood dish. Every dish I've had there has been wonderful!

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

Ate at the Weathervane and was completely satisfied. I had the double stuffed lobster roll, on special for $19.95 or so. They could call it triple stuffed If they wanted to. There were several full claws, lots of knuckles. My parents also ordered this and loved it too. My husband ordered Cajun salmon which he thoroughly enjoyed. My dad took... More

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