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Saltwater Grille


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cup 5.99
Bowl 7.99
Lobster Corn Bisque
Cup 4.99
Bowl 6.99
Haddock Chowder
Colossal Shrimp Cocktail
Per shrimp
Side 4.99
Entree 8.99
Baby Greens Salad
Tomato, roasted pumpkin seeds, caramelized shallots, housemade croutons, dried cranberries, maytag bleu cheese, and house vinaigrette
Lemon Ceasar Salad
Hearts of romaine, house croutons and creamy lemon parmesan caesar dressing.
Antipasto Chop Salad
Crisp romaine, pepperoni, salami, banana peppers, diced grape tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and creamy basil dressing.
Off the Boat Lobster Cakes
Lightly fried, served with dressed greens, lemon remoulade and frizzled potatoes.
Cracklin’ Calamari Salad
Greens,​ tomato, red onion, parmesan cheese, balsamic vinaigrette.
Southern Style Crab Melts
Fresh crab salad, smoky bacon on housemade biscuits drizzled with melted pepper jack cheese and served with cool jicama slaw and sweet potato fries.
Front Street Burger
½ Pound of fresh ground beef grilled and served with lettuce, tomato, choice of cheese with house fries and slaw.
Served with house fries and slaw.
Fried in garlic dill crumbs.
Lightly floured and fried.
Shore Dinner
Maine shrimp, haddock, and clams.
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely dinner at the marina after a day of fishing. Great atmosphere, beautiful view, the food was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The restaurant is 5 star for the view, it's on Sunset Marina and overlooks the Portland skyline. That's its best feature, otherwise the staff is incredibly rude the food and drinks overpriced. We were a party of 15 and had a table reserved (inside, as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CountyGirl81
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

They mean what they say. We made reservations for 7:00 and asked for a seat by the window. Got there a bit early and waited at the bar. Very shortly after, seated right in the back corner, perfect!! Both food and service was outstanding! Pasta...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wjthomps63
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Last minute seafood decision and we were very lucky to get in right at 7:00 on a July weeknight. We had been "warned" that this place had great views, great drinks, great appetizers and very attentive service, but that the main entrees were "meh." All...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Niwotois
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The view from this restaurant is beautiful, the food was excellent and the service was second to none. Ingrid our server was fantastic, so friendly and really looked after us. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank safasabs28
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a sales team meeting. The drink list is impressive with A LOT of wine choices. Cocktails and beer on the menu as well. The apps were the highlight unfortunately. I ordered the haddock which was pretty decent. The 'crushed yukons' ended up...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Indijones47
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a hot day. Sat inside with a great view. Very nice with good service. We had the burger and the haddock sandwich. Both were great and so were the homemade chips and the fries.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank msilverpc
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

...about 7 minutes from Downtown Portland but worth it. Arrived early...sat outside on an 82 degree day. Perfect. Nice selection of wines by the glass. Excellent burger but was more medium than rare. My wife had an asparagus salad with a very generous slab of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CaPalm
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I was lucky enough to join several friends for dinner on a warm June night at Saltwater Grille. What a fabulous view from the outside deck at sunset! Our waiter was friendly without hovering. Cocktails were delicious and the menu is varied. I had the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PammieJB
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A local recommended the Saltwater Grille in South Portland for our rendezvous lunch on the deck overlooking the Portland Harbor—would return in a heartbeat. The restaurant was not crowded for our Wednesday noon luncheon, but its outside deck and cool interior easily can accommodate the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from PortlandMEfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. The is a dock in front of the marina with a sign posting it as restaurant guest tie up. It can accommodate about 50'. It is first come first serve. Don't confuse the large marina in front of the restaurant with... More
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