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Benny's

) #349 of 455 Restaurants in Portland €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
199 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4621
+1 207-774-2084
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible28%
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American, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
199 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4621
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I love to stop in little local places when we travel. Some of our best meals have been experienced in these places all over the world. Portland was booming so we drove out to Benny's. I had the Lobster roll and onion...More

Thank Blueyesriding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped for dinner had the fried clam & Fried haddock dinners. Both meals came out very greasy & mushy. We love great seafood this isn't the place. Service was good.

Thank 18sunnydays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fried clamp basket, hubby had the fried scallop basket, plus we got a clam chowder. The fried clams had good flavor, and so did the scallops, just not a large serving, the clam chowder, the potatoes were hard. The fries appeared to...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Benny's is a funky roadside food stop for seafood. They have spruced up the outdoor seating areas but if you didn't see the before, you might not realize the after. I love this place. You order your food and pick a place to sit, you...More

Thank trishac12016
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This venue is a very popular spot within a reasonable walking distance from the cruise ship terminal. It can get crowed during the lunch period and only serves steamed lobster after 4:00PM during the week. Wonderful place to eat

Thank kirtap
Reviewed 6 September 2016

An open air deck, roadside stand, right on the way to Portland. Easy in and out. Well cooked steamed lobster and a wonderful lobster roll. Not a high end location however food was right on and priced just right. View of the bay. Local Maine...More

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stopped at this restaurant for lobster rolls and fried scallops. The food was excellent! There are tables outside with a view of the water.

Thank emailadamscj
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We waited nearly an hour for clams and onion rings to go. It was the middle of the afternoon and didn't appear to be busy. The clams were not great. The batter tasted a little weird and they had the flavor of being cooked in...More

Thank Touristinmyownstate
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered 2 ch burgers at 2pm. We are the only people here and are still waiting for our food and it is now 3pm. This better be the best burger Ive ever had

1  Thank Tra V
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Fish was kind of bland, but the shrimp was better (and plentiful) and the scallops were nice and sweet - also plentiful. A super causal environment. It was decent.

Thank NikD34
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4621
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-2084
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