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Porthole Pub

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98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Lynn, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite on the way home. Wait staff friendly and attentive. Menu gives a wide variety of options. Steak tip dinner was plentiful and cooked to order. Served with a generous amount of fries and a side veggie. The loaded potato skins appetizer was ordered as a meal was disappointing. Many potato skins on the plate... More 

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Essex, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the porthole many times over the years and never disappointed ! I like this style restaurant . Large dining room, big tables, big menu. Waitress that know the job. Food is fresh and plentiful .

Thank Lxrxaxcx
Winthrop, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love seafood and I am so annoyed about how expensive it is around the entire state (especially Boston). We decided to give the porthole a chance and we were impressed with the prices quality and portions of the seafood dishes. If your looking to pig out and have good seafood that doesnt cost the same as a college tutition... More 

Thank bosguy188
Somerville, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today 3 of us went to The Port Hole. My sister wanted the end piece of prime rib. Unavailable. She then ordered Shrimp Scampi , no Linguini. She had to have Angel Hair pasta. She said it was still good. I ordered the Turkey Club. 2 choices of bread white or wheat. I chose white. No special white bread. As... More 

Thank Mary D
Lynn, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, kids and I went to the Porthole last night. It was my husbands first time and from what I remember, this place was always good and had great service until last night. When we checked in with the hostess she asked 'how many', I said 5 and we'd like to sit outside(it was a beautiful night).. right away... More 

Thank _michelle_moran874
Lynn, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food always, good service can be a little slow sometimes, prime rib is awesome, claire's seafood supreme is also awesome

Thank t p
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We have gone here a few times. Every time, the meals are delicious.. The restaurant has that old world charm to it. Nothing overly fancy, but the staff and food are what make people keep coming back. Beautiful views of the ocean and boats. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ralph A
North of Boston
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331 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This Classic restaraunt may be a little worn around the edges but clean and bright with view of boats in the yard outside. Classic seafood with a semi active bar scene. I got the stuffed haddock. Nice serving comes with salad, veggie and potato. The stuffing was just crumbs and butter, for some reason I thought the stuffing had some... More 

Thank votenochains
Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I'm a city-dwelling snob. Based on the worndown suburb location and appearance of this place, as well as the seniors crowding the parking lot, my expectations were quite low. This is one of those throwback places that take me back to family dinners as a kid. Very old school New England family seafood restaurant. But it was Saturday night and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Good selection of seafood and great service. Party of 7 left very satisfied. I had a seafood casserole with lobster scallops and shrimp. Not too heavy on the bread crumbs and full of excellent seafood. Also appreciated the craft beer selection on tap.

Thank Kls001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: 781-595-7733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?