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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
12076331011
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were lucky to not have a reservation the first time we went because we sat at the bar. The food is exceptional, but we had the guidance of Melissa both times we were there. I'll assume the rest of the staff is as knowledgeable. But to put a face on the place, Melissa is awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We celebrated my husband's birthday during our weekend away in BBH. We had an 8:00 reservation but upon arrival the restaurant was very busy and we didn't end up being seated until after 8:30. It took us about 15 minutes to get a drink at the bar. There was only one bar tender who was slammed with tending to the... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter and I visited this restaurant on a recent trip to Boothbay Harbor. We sat outside on a beautiful September night. The food was amazing. The lasagna noodles melted in your mouth. The bolognese was rich and had a good balance of meat and tomato flavor. The Chianti we choose was perfect for our meal. We were to full... More 

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Stilwell, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great little restaurant in middle of a very touristy area. Busy but manager went out of his way to accommodate everyone. Great variety of food items and well prepared. Reasonable wine list. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Rodney W
New Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I had dinner at Ports this last Fri. This was the 4th dinner there this summer but the only one with just the two of us. The place never fails to deliver wonderful Italian food and classic service. I ALWAYS start with the eggplant rolatini as appetizer. Tony's service was as good as ever. As busy as... More 

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Thank Dennis M
Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another excellent dinner at Booth Bay Harbor's Ports of Italy. Knowledgeable staff very familiar with menu and wines.

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Suffern, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Ports of Italy twice during this trip to Boothbay. We tried it for the first time last year and looked forward to another visit this year. We were not disappointed! The cold antipasto is a must as is the chicken romana and the rigatoni with eggplant. Everything here is a sure thing. The wait staff is incredibly helpful,... More 

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Canterbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one busy little restaurant and with good reason. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly. Our waiters, Josh and John were attentive, knowledgeable and professional. Josh was a wealth of information about the menu and guided us to our choices. The pasta is homemade and indescribably fabulous. The salads were crisp, fresh and wonderful, our meal was exceptional... More 

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South Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic meal!! We sat outside and enjoyed the beautiful warm night with a bottle of wine and when dinner came it was delicious! The filet was my favorite by far.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ports of Italy fed a mob on a Sunday night wedding weekend and made it a wonderful memory for our far-flung family. Sixteen of us descended (with a reservation) and were provided with a nice horseshoe-shaped set-up in a private branch of their extensive, upstairs seating. Everyone raved about the food and the service was patient, informative and attentive. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $32
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 12076331011
Description
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?