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Ports of Italy

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47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
+1 207-633-1011
16:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is can't miss with every item on the menu. Absolute perfection. Service, food, ambiance. Enough said!

Thank Mark G
Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal with each of us choosing a different entree. The presentation of each serving was very interesting, and every person was delighted with the flavor, portion size, and temperature.

Thank Shawn L
Montclair, NJ
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably our best meal in Maine and we had several excellent ones. Everything was great from the bread and olive oil through the coffee. Friendly wait staff and owner. Don't pass it by.

Thank RFM3
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

While having Christmas with my mother and siblings we decided to eat that night at Ports of Italy. It has a good reputation so we wanted to try it. The Christmas dinner included one appetizer, a first course, a second course and then dessert. The appetizer I had was eggplant filled with ricotta cheese with tomato sauce over it and... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

What a treat. We loved our delicious four course prix fixe meal. Great choices for three of the courses, excellent service, delicious and well prepared food. One course had a single selection, spinach ravioli, and was fantastic. Make reservations well in advance. You won't want to miss eating there.

Thank PunahouGirl
Boothbay, Maine
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner on a cold, rainy blustery night. The owner seated us on his heated outdoor deck which turned out to be very comfortable. They brought bread, herbed oil, and 2 small appetisers as we ordered. The meals were well prepared, thoughtfully presented and tasty. We opted out of desert, although they looked great. Service was... More 

Thank clamcove
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had dinner here before heading to the Botanical Gardens for the Christmas light show. Luckily we went early because they were busy. All the pasta is homemade. The meal was excellent.

Thank Jack M
Damariscotta, Maine
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Returned to this restaurant for another wonderful dinner. Our server Josh was friendly and did a great job describing the specials. He was attentive to our every need. The food is fresh, beautifully plated and delicious. The mussels are to die for. My husband had the haddock special. You can always tell fresh fish and it was fantastic. My filet... More 

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Crawford County, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Started with bruschetta on the house and savory antipasto. Then homemade black ink spaghetti with assorted seafood in an herb sauce for one, lobster ravioli for another. Enjoyed a great Lumbrusco with dinner and finished with delicious coffee. Only disappointment was not getting a chance to speak with the owner as he worked the room. Definitely need a reservation as... More 

Thank grammerme
Nashville, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I decided to order from Ports of Italy on a Thursday. We had our dog with us so we took the food back to our room. Lucky me being a vegetarian that I picked this restaurant on a Thursday. The special was spaghetti with meatballs or veggie meatballs which is what I ordered. I am still thinking about it three... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-1011
Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.

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