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Ports of Italy

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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Fleming Island, Florida
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I ate here the night of July 13th. We both love real Italian food, having been spoiled by a trip to Rome. Ports of Italy serves real Italian food, not the stuff of chain restaurants. A lot of the wait staff, including our server, is Italian, and are knowledgable about the offerings. We quickly surmised that Ports... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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290 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our reservations were for six at seven and the corner table on the patio treated us with just a hint of breeze. We enjoyed delicious dishes from the bruschetta with sushi grade tuna, through fresh seafood and pasta, and ending with tiramisu, chocolate mousse, and 'cafe correcto'. Excellent service enhanced put dining.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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289 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is often difficult to get into this place, and you are likely to get a table in the corner. The service is certainly OK but not really at the standard of a fine dining restaurant. That is because the place is too crowded -- at least on friday and saturday nights. The food is very good and may be... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there on a Saturday night in July without a reservation and the manager was wonderful about getting us a table. We appreciate that but we also feel that restaurants can grow from honest feedback. The place was packed and after we ate we totally understood. We waited at the bar for our table. the bartender (slender blond woman)... More 

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franklin lakes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had dinner last night. The restaurant was suggested by many people so we had to try it. We were not disappointed . The food was excellent . My husband had a delicious fennel salad to start. I ordered tagliatelle with bolognese sauce. Both were great. For main course I ordered veal piccata. It was tender, just... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I revisited Ports again this year--this is definitely one of our Must Do restaurants. The Meal--Service--Desserts are all top notch and rank up with the best restaurants in North Boston. Definitely worth the visit--it is great.

Thank John H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Boothbay 3 times on vacation and have had dinner here 4 times. Very impressed with the quality of the food and the wait staff is very attentive and professional.

Thank Bruce C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous resturant....we arrived for our 5:45 reservation and were seated promptly. Our server Josh was extremely knowledgeable and helpful in making selections from wine choices to menu selections. Everything was delicious....fresh and made in house. We live in Providence, R.I. and dine out often and would put Ports of Italy above the restaurants on Federal Hill. A must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 11 wanted to be able to make reservations during the weekend of the 4th of July, and Ports of Italy was willing to take one. We all raved about the food and the service The fish was excellent and so were the Italian dishes that we ordered. We enjoyed it so much that when some of us... More 

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New Boston, New Hampshire
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Ports of Italy. We have had many great meals and last night was as good as ever. Lobster ravioli was awesome. Great wines and service was outstanding!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $32
Italian, Gluten Free, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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
Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.

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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?