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Shays Grill Pub

€€ - €€€American, ,
18 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4008
+1 207-772-2626
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good58%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
18 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4008
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Cozy, artsy and great food. What a great find this place was. Great beer selection, really great food and the staff was really nice. Love it!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great menu with a variety of foods from appetizers, to burgers and wraps to pasta and seafood dishes-and all of them wonderfully delicious! Satisfying and well prepared. Good portions, no skimping! Service is always very good. Servers are always very friendly and happy to accommodate...More

Thank Petunia78
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The wife and I were headed to David's next door, but they were shutting down for lunch. They recommended Shay's. It's not very updated but the service and food were excellent. Plenty of beer, great appetizers and nice entrees. We had a French Martini, IPA...More

Thank sadler8613
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Walking in the rain to another restaurant and my husband stopped and said what about here. Seated right away but there is some waits due to a small place. Very attentive waitstaff with waitperson who was not ours also checked in with us too. Food...More

Thank dstinch
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We found this pub while walking in the Monument Sq area. The menu and attention to food details were better than I expected in a pub. I really liked that they offered half portions of salads. I think it could be good for lunch or...More

Thank MegLark289
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Hard working staff committed to you and your dinning experience. Crazy choices of drinks especially the Martinis. Above average pub fair. Kitchen knows their business! Will go back soon.

Thank StopNEat
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I love coming here to try all the different drink options, they have some of the best martinis in town!

Thank nicks60610
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were in Portland on Friday 6/30. Had dinner at Shays. We got the steak and portabello quesadilla. It was really really delicious. Sat at the bar. Great staff. Very friendly and had a sense of humor. It was fun talking to them. If we...More

Thank Tebbett
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I was visiting my daughter and was craving a nice salad, so we went to Shays and it was a great choice. It is a small place with seating inside and out. They do have a pretty good menu which will satisfy just about any...More

Thank Cher1999
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Came here on Valentine's Day, which happened to be $4 martini Tuesday. Had steak tips which were juicy and delicious. My fiancé had the haddock sandwich which was also very good. Great atmosphere and our waitress/bartender was so friendly and funny. Will definitely return the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-2626
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