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“Great lobster rolls”
Review of J's Oyster

J's Oyster
Ranked #25 of 638 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Reviewed April 26, 2013

Friendly service in a small towny restaurant. We shared the haddock sandwich and lobster rolls. Both were very fresh and yummy! Nice bloody mary's too! Wish it was warmer so we could have eaten outside!

Thank Wendilyn
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Its nice to go to a restaurant in a new city and feel like you've been living there for years. Great service, great food, great place, definitely if you have a chance!

Thank Anjali C
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Order the clams and oysters. Clearly a place where the locals go and are known. Sits right by the water and a huge square bar sits in the center of the restaurant. Seafood and cold beer with no frills and fuss.

Thank eMiLy025
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

The raw scallop cocktail at J's is like no other. Scallops are fresh, tender - slide down your throat "like butter".

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Thank Eagleville
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Some colleagues and I decided to try J's Oyster after it was recommended to us by a local. Restaurant is small and cramped. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. We enjoyed lobster rolls, chowder, oysters and dessert. Prices were less than other establishments we visited, but food was as good as any we ate in Portland. Service was prompt. We would all definitely return.

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Thank jenjakeusa
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