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“Perfect place for a romantic dinner”

DiMillo's on the Water
Ranked #18 of 605 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Our restaurant actually floats, and because it is surrounded by water, every table offers spectacular views of Portland Harbor. Our outside decks are great spots to see the sights while enjoying a meal or cocktail. Maine lobster is what we do here and we do it better than anyone.
Reviewed February 11, 2014

We wanted a romantic setting for nice dinner on a weekend getaway. This was a perfect choice. Nice night views of Old Port at night. We enjoyed are dinner. I would recommend the lobster mac and cheese. We had great service, very attentive. What you're really paying for is the atmosphere. For us it was just what we were looking for. My wife was very happy which made it a perfect evening.

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Reviewed January 25, 2014

A very fine lobster roll also a nice piece of haddock. It is an interesting setting in an old ferry on the water. AND free parking is a huge plus.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

The fare is pretty simple but a nice restauratn for the view and for the atmosphere....cloth tablecloths, nice view and very comnfortable for dining while being to be comfortable and talk to your meal mates. The oruces are a tad high but still within reason.

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Reviewed January 18, 2014

One of the all time great restaurants in Portland Maine, my wife and I decided to spend time visiting DiMillo's floating restaurant for their great food and ambiance. DIMillos had the baked haddock which is very popular to Portland and the best white fish in any land. The main course was preceded by a lucious French onion soup. My wife had the 4 Course Special with Salmon and a "to die for" desert which we "had" (wink) to share. It was a great time for all overlooking the "great" and beautiful Casco Bay from the refurbished Ferry Boat....With courteous staff and a geat hello from Chef Tony Q. Incidentally, 4-5 months ago flying back home to Portland from a work trip, the lady sitting beside me (who was stopping to have dinner with a friend) said, "If there's one place in Portland where you would take a good friend for dinner that has great food and atmosphere, where would it be?" It was a no brainer for me..."DiMillo's on the waterfront!"

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Reviewed January 15, 2014

I can't say enough good things about the atmosphere, food and wait/bar staff. We spend a lot of time in Portland during the summer and we patronize Dimillos frequently. We love to sit at their huge bar. They also offer both indoor and outdoor seating serving up spectacular views. The food is good and reasonably priced. The wait and bar staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. During the off-season they offer a fantastic "happy hour" Monday through Friday where drink prices are reduced as well as a few of their popular appetizer dishes in the bar area. For the dining area they have "early bird" dinner options from 4-6pm. A must for lunch or dinner! You won't be disappointed.

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