We had just arrived in town and were getting ready to wander around the port area. But we needed food! We'd had a disappointing order of fried clams the day before in South Freeport so decided to see if this place could make up for it. It's a very casual place - formica tables and ugly chairs that you would find at a bad reception hall and you seat yourself and a server takes your order and brings your food. There's a counter/bar where you can eat and it looked like the locals chose to eat there while the tourists ate at the tables. We had the clam dip which came with homemade chips. The dip was good but the chips were soggy; I think the oil wasn't hot enough when they were fried. My husband had the fish chowder in the bread bowl (your typical white bread bowl - the bread isn't worth eating) and the chowder was very good but tasted like it was loaded with butter. I had the fried clams - a large plate of fried clams with french fries and cole slaw underneath. It was far too much food for one person. I'm sorry we didn't get to try the lobster roll, but the food we ordered was more than enough for two people. Service was good - friendly, efficient, and the server refilled our soft drinks for us (I've got a thing about the fact that many restaurants on the East coast don't refill soft drinks like they do in other parts of the country). If you're looking for good seafood in the port area and don't mind a very casual atmosphere, give Gilbert's a try.