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Eventide Oyster Company


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Seafood
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Cocktail Sauce
Red Wine Mignonette
Lemon Wedges
Tabasco Ice
Pickled Ginger Ice
Kim Chee Ice
Pickled Red Onion
Horseradish Ice
Mimosa Mignonette
Local Albacore Tuna
Tare, radish
Peekytoe Crab Salad
Radish, apple, arugula
Locla Halibut Crudo
Melon,‎ proscuitto, whipped creme fraiche
Grilled Rhode Island Squid
Shishito, lime, husk cherry
Lightly Cured Arctic Char
Fried bagel, creme fraiche, pickled onion
North Atlantic Fluke Crudo
Prange confit, celery, ginger
Nori vinaigrette, pickled vegetables
Bangs Island Mussels Escabeche
Grilled bread, chorizo, onion
House Cured Corned Beef Salad
Gruyere, mustard
House Charcuterie
Pickles, lavash cracker
Eventide Lobster Roll
Choice of: hollandaise, house mayo, or brown butter vinaigrette
Roasted Jumbo Winterpoint Oysters
Korean BBQ, fried potato
New England Clam Chowder
Salt pork, potato, biscuit
Lobster Stew
Sherry, paprika, biscuit
Battered Gulf of Maine Hake
House tartar
Fried Oyster Bun
Tartar, pickles
Fried Chicken Bun
Ranch, pickled watermelon, cole slaw
Grilled Swordfish Belly
Cauliflower, fried caper, chard
Grilled Beef Brisket
Horseradish, brussel sprouts, potato
Slow Cooked Pork Shoulder
Delicata, kohlrabi, braised cabbage
Mainely Poultry Chicken Roulade
Bok choy, maitake, fried rice cakes
Dig in & get your hands dirty w/ this quintessential new england experience
Steamers, Mussels, Lobster, Potatoes, Salt Pork & a Hard Boiled Egg Nestled Into a Bed of Rock Seaweed
Served w/ drawn lemon butter
Cole Slaw
Kim Chee
Baked Beans
Steamed Broccoli w/ Chicory
Carrots w/ Goat Cheese
Potato Chips
Ice Cream Sandwich
Chocolate chip cookie, vanilla ice cream
Fried French Toast
Cinnamon ice cream, spiced sugar
Whoopie Pie
Pie of the Day
Sure to delight
Gruner Veltliner
Murphy's Irish Stout
prosecco Italy
Freshly shucked local oyster w/ ice cold flavor enhancement
Frozen vodka
Olive brine + vodka or gin
Jalapeno‎ tequila + salsa verde
House‎ mix + frozen vodka
Bloody Maria
Easy like sunday morning. House mix - tequila – pickled jalapeno
Bubbly Mary
Don’t‎ knock it ‘til you try it. Bloody mix – cava
Cerveza preparada. Lager – lime – tapatio salt rim
Dirty Dirty Martini
You‎ kiss your mother w/ that mouth vodka – olive brine – oyster brine – hot sauce
Celery Gimlet
Practically health food. Vodka – gin – celery – lime
Cucumber Rose Collins
A garden party in your mouth. Cucumber infused gin – fentiman’s sparkling rose lemonade
Negroni Bianco
Bittersweet‎ symphony. Gin – cocchi americano – dolin blanc vermouth – grapefruit twist
Et & G
Just like grandma used to make. Eventide house tonic – gin
Hibiscus Cooler
Tastes like somewhere else. Dry white wine – hibiscus – elderflower cordial
Because the derby comes but once a year. Maker’s mark – mint – crème de cassis
Papa‎ hemingway would be proud. Cold river vodka & gin –lemon – pernod – sparkling wine
Fernet Sour
Your mom won’t like this. Fernet branca – angostura bitters – lime – soda
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Reviewed yesterday

Off season, so there were no lines, but still plenty packed. We did the Fried Winter Point Oyster Buns. Which were sweet!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DanielML
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here the last night of our trip. It was pricey, but good! Hubby got a dozen oysters, one from each location in Maine. He loved it and his favorite was the oyster from Portland waters. To share, we got the fried pollock (delicious),...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank S N
Reviewed 5 days ago

I came in to grab some raw oysters to kill some time before I had to meet some friends. I sat up at the bar and watched the hum of the restaurant. I loved that it was a little neighborhood place, that many people may...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank UP_SpartanFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazingly fresh seafood prepared in unique ways will have you wanting more! We had oysters and lobster rolls and were very satisfied.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 873cindy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance and service are lacking and the wait overall isn’t worth it. They have some good dishes on the menu but nothing so creative or inventive that sets them way apart from other local spots. Yeah, the lobster roll is good but I’d prefer...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stephaniecF4851HL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been four years since we were last here. The lines in the summer were always around the block. In the winter - no waiting. Had the opportunity to sample six different varieties of local oysters, two of each. They are all farmed now. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Barring C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went after a bad snowstorm hit and the restaurant was still packed! Definitely worth going out it in the cold for the oysters. We tried an assortment, all delish! Also tried the ceviche, I think it was amberjack, and it went very quick! Yummy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kaitlin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried their lobster roll, ceviche and oysters. Awesomel. Cocktails really good as well. Definitely going back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stephenpash
Reviewed January 13, 2019

After seeing this restaurant on a Food/Travel television show, we knew we wanted to add it to our lists of restaurants when traveling to Portland. Upon arrival, we found we would be waiting for a bit. Luckily, a couple of seats opened by the window....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank pfletch7
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Came in late one night to make sure to get some lobster before leaving Maine. Food here definitely did not disappoint.

Date of visit: May 2018
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September 14, 2018|
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Response from PaulSmithiii | Reviewed this property |
There is outside seating but I did not notice any dogs. The outside seating is on the city sidewalk.
Patricia T
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Mike43DBear | Reviewed this property |
There is outside seating. But I didn’t notice any dogs or water bowls. But I may have missed them. Overall, Portland is super friendly to dogs. I’d be surprised if they didn’t accommodate them.
July 14, 2018|
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Response from 445sandym | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any children options on the menu but maybe they accommodate without advertising it. Not sure. I would recommend calling ahead to make a rez so you could ask at that time. The place is very popular and very... More
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