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576 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3311
+1 207-358-7090
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (334 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (81 reviews)
“pie” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
576 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3311
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Can't say enough about the lunch we had here at Otto. We were lucky enough to get a table outside for lunch. The bartender came out to take care of us and he did a great job. Pizzas we ordered were both delicious and the...More

1  Thank ORNGMEN96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pizza was amazing and saved us late night after a wedding and all the kitchens around us were closed!!

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a few quick slices and a beer on the way to a concert the other night. One slice each of cheese and pepperoni. Yuck! The crust was so hard to chew I have a hard time calling it bread. And there was...More

1  Thank h0trudderedbum
Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you are looking for a nice place to sit down and enjoy a meal, this is not your place. What it does have is a funky sidewalk grrill where you can get a $5 sausage on a hot dog bun or pick up some...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We went for pie when we needed a lobster roll break and had a great time. The made to-order-pizzas were really good with tons of optional toppings. the staff is super friendly. We sat at the bar and ended up speaking to Audrey the entire...More

Thank Ramesh V
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

They are able to accommodate for many dietary needs without sacrificing taste. I love their food and the restaurant environment.

Thank Joey9374
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Went there for late lunch. Pizza was great and one big one was enough for two. Nice selection of beers on tap too.

Thank Ludo-Owen
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I’m visiting from out of town and Otto was on my list of places to try. It did not disappoint. I ordered a small mashed potato, bacon and scallion pizza and really enjoyed it. Who would’ve thought mashed potatoes and pizza would mix? Do not...More

Thank Carla C
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is the mother ship of OTTO. Expanded to the other end of Congress, then to Harvard Square, then to several locations in Boston/North Shore, Portland area. Thin crust, whole pie or slice, eat in or take out, toppings you have never had before. How...More

1  Thank ralphrout
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was our visit to Otto and it was worth it. The mashed potato pizza was all it was promised to be and more. The service was fast and friendly and well informed. We will definitely be back.

Thank Amy F
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Questions & Answers
August 5, 2018|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Otto will provide
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Pamela B | Reviewed this property |
Loved street & co.!!!!!
john r
September 16, 2015|
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Response from Daniel G | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure if they have a happy hour. It is more of a casual pizza place than a Bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-358-7090
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OTTO serves gourmet, specialty pizza by the slice or whole pie. Serving discerning pizza fans in New England since 2009.
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