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Ports of Italy

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Prosciutto Di Parma and Melone
Prosciutto di parma aged 24 months served with cantaloupe melon
Bresaola Della Valtellina
“Bresaola” dry cured beef served with baby arugula salad, shaved parmesan cheese and lemon dressing
Carpaccio Di Manzo Con Parmigiano, Rucola E Cuore Di Palma
Beef carpaccio with parmesan cheese, arugula, hearts of palm and lemon dressing
Affettato Misto
Prosciutto di parma, salami, capocollo, goat cheese, olives and aged ricotta
Insalata Della Casa
Mixed spring‏ greens, vegetables, croutons, parmesan and balsamic dressing
Insalata Di Cesare
Whole romaine hearth tossed with caesar dressing, olives, croutons and shaved parmesan
Insalata Di Campagna
Cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, fresh oregano and local arugula tossed in a red wine vinaigrette
Zuppetta Di Cozze Con Salsa Di Aglio, Pomodoro E Vino Bianco
Steamed maine black mussels served with fresh tomato, white wine and garlic broth
Tagliatelle Alla Bolognese
Long, wide strips of fresh homemade pasta with a meat and tomato ragu
Rigatoni Alla Norma
Large tubular homemade pasta with sautйed eggplant, shaved aged salted ricotta, tomato sauce and oregano
Fettuccine Alle Capesante
Homemade linguini type pasta, with fresh sea scallops in divish safferan and dry martini sauce
Gnocchi Quattro Formaggi
Handmade potato dumplings in 4 cheese sauce and fresh spinach
Ravioli Di Aragosta
Handmade maine lobster ravioli in light truffle butter sauce
Ravioli Di Spinaci E Ricotta
Handmade spinach and ricotta ravioli topped with roasted tomatoes in a light butter and sage sauce
Chitarrucci Neri Ai Frutti Di Mare
Homemade black ink spaghetti with shrimp, scallops, mussels, calamari, and little neck clams topped with a tomato garlic and herb sauce
Saltimbocca Alla Romana
Thinly pounded veal medallions with parma prosciutto and sage in a lemon - white wine sauce, served with vegetables of the day
Filetto Al Gorgonzola
Pan seared filet mignon with gorgonzola cheese sauce, served with herb roasted potatoes and assorted vegetables
Veal Piccata
Veal scaloppini ”piccata” with capers and lemon butter sauce, served with veg of the day
Pollo Marsala
Pounded chicken‏ breast medallions sautйed with assorted mushrooms and marsala wine, served with veg of the day
Veal Milanese
Classic veal milanese style, thinly paunded and breaded served with marineted tomatoes and rucola salad on top
Salmone Alla Griglia
Grill salmon in herb butter and lemon sauce served with cream of spinach
Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
$9 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Seafood, Italian, Contemporary
Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this restaurant when we stayed in Boothbay for our vacation. We liked it so much we ate there twice that week. The chicken Parmesan was on special the first night we ate there and it was the perfect choice! The sauce had a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank slamp21
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We had dinner here over the Christmas holidays. The place was really busy but the service was good. The bread with herbed dipping oil is excellent. We ordered the black ink pasta with seafood. It was very good. I had the linguine with clams. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CJ B
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

What a gem!! My husband and I decided to visit on New Year’s Eve. They had two seatings with a prix fixe menu. I was pleasantly surprised when I entered the restaurant and saw how nicely decorated it was for New Year’s Eve. There were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annemarieb321
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

The salad was fresh, the bread delightful, amazing wine list and cocktails, unbelievable risotto with fresh shaved truffles- fantastic service and a real espresso served with biscotti- it’s an art show in your mouth.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BethMarieLibby
Reviewed December 26, 2018

It was my first time ever being at Ports of Italy. Friendly staff and the food was incredible. If you are vegetarian, you must try the eggplant dish, it was amazing! It was worth the trip!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tirumala M
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited in the off season and later in the evening. Our waiter was attentive, provided good suggestions, and was around just when we needed something. The menu is a traditional Italian menu with salads, pasta, meat/fish courses all separate. We all elected to just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BAEberly
Reviewed December 18, 2018

The food, staff and atmosphere is by far the best Boothbay has to offer. And a super wine selection too! A must visit when in Boothbay Harbor!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank marcchad
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Cozy restaurant and very friendly bartender. We wish we had made dinner reservations. Maybe next time!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed December 17, 2018

When you step into Ports of Italy, you will forget you're in Maine for a few hours and enjoy authentic Italian hospitality, delicious food and a great wine selection. Whether you want a romantic quiet dinner or have a large group, this will be the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jef365
Reviewed December 16, 2018

The atmosphere and staff at Ports of Italy is second to none! Oh, and the food is pretty amazing too. :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scott H
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