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Fore Street Restaurant

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Sat, 23/2
20:00
2

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS‎
garden (salads and homemade soups)
raw and chilled seafood
wood oven roasted and grilled seafood
grilled, pan seared and oven roasted meats
chilled meats and offal (charcuterie)
ENTREES‎
pan seared seafood
wood oven roasted seafood
wood grilled meats
turnspit roasted meats
plants
vegetables to share
DESSERTS‎
artisan cheeses
bite size and hand crafted cakes, ice cream and pastries
hand made chocolates
SIGNATURE ITEMS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR MENU EVERY DAY‎
mixed organic salad greens
barrel aged cider vinaigrette
chilled and smoked seafood platter
ever-evolving selections prepped daily from the sea
wood oven roasted maine mussels
garlic almond butter
charcuterie
house made smoked sausages, confits, rillettes, brawns, terrines and pates hand crafted daily
wood grilled natural hanger steak
cipollini onions and greens, with a tomato and horseradish vinaigrette
turnspit roasted and dry rubbed pork loin
natural quebec pork. morse’s sauerkraut with pickling spices
turnspit roasted organic maine half chicken
from whitefield maine. charred cornbread rusk with toasted black cumin sweet butter
wood oven roasted whole fish
served tail on bone in, varying species
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Living in Pennsylvania but planning a V-Day getaway to Portland, we made reservations here several months in advance. Having had an excellent meal years earlier, we were curious to see if it still was as good as we remembered. Several days before V-Day, the restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TFopinion
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful, bustling restaurant with a wide open kitchen. Delicious food, great service. Relaxing lounge area if you're a little early for your reservation.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank traveller3321
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was able to snag a reservation at this place. My wife and I had high expectations and we felt this place delivered. We had the short rib and slow roast chicken. Banana cake for dessert. Wow. It is worth the hype. Try to get...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 589kevinc
Reviewed 3 days ago

With everything I had heard about Fore Street, I expected to be really wowed. The appetizers we had were very good- foie gras and cod cheeks. However, the foie is a large app, served with an egg on top, so it was overly rich and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit to this restaurant. We had a 7:30 reservation, but were seated closer to 8. The hostess kept checking back with us to apologize for the wait and let us know our table status. We were seated at a nice window...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Make sure you reserve enough in advance to avoid disappointment!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BeanTownPete
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meals have always been consistently spectacular - service is outstanding! Our favorite of favorites!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 546heidip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed...too dark to see what are you eating...too pricey for experience..not so friendly staff...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mariapQ4177CT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been a number of times and the food is always amazing. It's expensive, so we reserve our dinner dates there for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays. It's worth it to include a few of their amazing desserts. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank chrishTA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mussels are fabulous!!! Ate in the bar and the wait staff very friendly and attentive. Great atmosphere and great building in a great city. Consistently good!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kristineD473
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ettalynnday
5 April 2018|
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Response from margef2015 | Reviewed this property |
I saw your question-we were at night so did not see any children or babies...I am sure they can accomodate.
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Maggie M
5 November 2016|
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Response from SebV79 | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant and Bakery are separate businesses, within same bldg. No elevator available. There is very close hcap pking available both front of bakery and on the street near restaurant above. Bakery has no cushioned seats... More
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Steph412
30 November 2015|
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Response from Olywajdock | Reviewed this property |
The dress code was "casual" but we saw everything from "all dressed up" (formal) to relaxed-casual but neat. Hope that helps. Enjoy!
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