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88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
+1 207-774-8538
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“tasting menu” (90 reviews)
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American, International, Fusion
88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first visit to this place & we were not disappointed! Had heard good things about it. Our server, who was very friendly & helpful, made the night. Besides the food. He suggested the "blind tasting" which is 9 or 10 (not sure,...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Best meal I have had in Portland to date. The food, the service, the details were outstanding! I highly recommend the chef's sampling.

Thank Ayrmid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience we had at this restaurant. We sat at the bar and Paul, our waiter, was awesome! He was kind, funny, knowledgeable of the meals and offered advice on alcohol choices. He made the entire night pleasant for us. The food was...More

Thank llama
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great place for fine dining I like the bar as you can see everything being prepared and the skills of the staff.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This restaurant has always delivered for us. We have been going since the current chef (also chef owner of Even Tide and Honey Paw) bought the place (even before the remodel). It is a delightful experience, especially if you sit at the dining bar. The...More

Thank pamouyal
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My recommendation is simple: Put your dining experience in the hands of the chef's tasting menu. You will be asked about food allergies (Barb's were clams and mussels; mine is lima beans), and then you will be transported. Pay attention to the ingredients as each...More

Thank Zeebart
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Hugo's is fine dining at its creative best. Though we hadn't been there in over a year, Brian, a manager and our wine guru, immediately remembered us and greeted us with a hug, showing us to our seats and treating us to a glass of...More

Thank Elvis355
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Another stupendous evening from our friends at Hugos. We’ve been returning for 6 years now and have never been disappointed. The creativity we expect and wonderful flavors we adore were all delivered Saturday evening. It’s an experience that simply cannot be duplicated and we eat...More

Thank Wystan A
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Hugo's "tasting menu" was a must for our second visit to Portland.. accommodating to food allergies, welcoming and friendly staff, fun to watch the open kitchen, very clean, and delicious food!

Thank MakeupArtist40
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I recently visited New England with friends who grew up there and those who still live there. It was suggested that the five of us try Hugo's for dinner. We participated in the Tasting Dinner Chef's Selection. This turned out to be a 5 course...More

Thank tensleep19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$150
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
    (Franklin Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-8538