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The Grill Room and Bar

84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
+1 207-774-2333
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Grill Room to celebrate my birthday. We made reservations and hoped for a booth and I asked at the time of the reservation and the gentleman I spoke to said he had put us at nice table in front of the...More

Thank bljnoob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here to celebtate her birthday. We were told by friends it was a good place ,so we made reservations. Everything was excellent. I had steak and was quite plwased. My wife had salmon and was also very pleased. Our server...More

Thank jimmarg37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times for both business dinners and dinner with friends. I have never been disappointed with a meal. Mostly known for their large steaks, the seafood is just as good.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Had an absolutely exceptional dinner here. A party of six, with reservation, seated on time with an amazing front room staff. Every drink and every course was amazingly executed. Our server, Chelsea, was knowledgeable, helpful, and very professional. Appetizers of foie gras, tartare, escargot, and...More

Thank BeerEnthusiast
Reviewed 20 December 2017

My husband and I love this place. We have never had a bad drink or a bad meal. We have taken many family and friends for special occasions. Steak is delicious, and appetizers with lots of variety. Something for everyone!

Thank belocin
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We were recommended by the local hotel to try this location. We didn't have a reservation so we sat at the bar which was fine with us. The bartender was up beat and friendly. The drinks were one of the best. We had the wood...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Stumbled onto The Grill Room & Bar by accident and what a great find. Must try the yellow fin tuna sandwich. Basically a tuna sushi sandwich. The only thing that l would have added are capers. Great ambiance and decor. The apple fritter was out...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Grill Room, Portland Maine Had dinner in this nice bar and restaurant, and they were able to give me a seat at the kitchen bar without having a reservation. I ordered the chef’s special that night which was a ribeye steak with asparagus and...More

Thank Ahmad M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

After touring the greater Portland and surrounding areas, we just wanted a quick bite. We stopped in here and even though it wasn't on the lunch menu, they made us French Onion Soup. It was the perfect treat on a cold day. We had some...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were touring round Massachusetts and Maine. What we were looking for was straightforward "meat" restaurant instead of a fish/lobster restaurant. We asked the hotel to recommend us a decent restaurant and they sent us to this restaurant. Although there was lobster et cetera on...More

Thank Brian872
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-2333
  • E-mail
If you’re looking for the best steakhouse in Portland, Maine you have come to the right place! The Grill Room features affordable, wood-fired, grilled steaks, delicious pizza and incredible seafood entrees the whole family will love.Chef Lee Harding has dedicated his life to the culinary arts and focuses on using grass fed beef & locally grown meats and produce in his creations. With high ceilings and a big, open kitchen, The Grill Room aims to please with more than just great food at affordable prices. If you have never been dining in Portland, Maine, it is quite an experience! There are so many restaurants to choose from that only award-winning restaurants, like The Grill Room, tend to stand out from the crowd.The Grill Room is the second restaurant founded in Harding’s “The Rooms” brand of restaurants. Since 2008, the Grill Room has been featured in many of Maine’s top publications as a “Best Bet” for Portland Maine food. Come in and try the now famous beef tartare, or a juicy wood-fired pizza or grilled steak. Open seven days a week, The Grill Room offers lunch and dinner selections with a healthy wine and drink list. Visit The Grill Room today and find out what a Portland, Maine steakhouse should be like.
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