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Porthole Pub

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
+1 781-595-7733
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“clam chowder” (10 reviews)
“haddock” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered the stuffed shrimp, not a good choice. Shrimp was put in a bowl with bread crumbs, baked and soaked in butter. Food was not good. Beer was cold.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I went there on a trip to Boston with my family. While growing up my parents always went there. When we went they only had 2 tables filled. The waitress was in a rush to take our order. We ordered and the food came out...More

Thank islandgirl1215
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were guests at a Wedding Reception this past Saturday and it was great! The room was set up very nicely, the buffet was a amazing and the servers were professional and accommodating. Kristen, the Bartender and Function Coordinator, was fabulous! Highly recommend booking your...More

Thank LesBeats
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The food was far less than the quality I have received in the past. The dining room was infested with mice and management just shrugged it off.

Thank Savedmike
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

So we went to the Porthole mostly because the friends we were meeting lived close to it. Used to go quite frequently years and years ago, and I don’t know why we ever stopped! I was expecting at least an hours wait but was pleasantly...More

Thank beverly0118
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I stopped in the Port Hole Pub and ordered for a clam roll for lunch last week. When my lunch came out of the kitchen, I was very surprised to see how cheap the Port Hole had become. Where a good clam roll should have...More

1  Thank RJIrvine2014
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Took family to lunch at The Porthole in Lynn MA. Enjoyed artichoke dip with home made tortilla chips and we had the fried clams, haddock, baked scallops and my son had their cheeseburger. We all enjoyed our lunch which was made fun with our server...More

Thank ccollins51
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for 30 years always a great meal,took my son for his birthday in October there was 7 of us every meal had a problem told the waitress she sorry tried to fix the meals not good then went again...More

Thank burt318
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Agree with reviews that it's clean inside. Service was mediocre - not particularly friendly. We all had hamburgers- and at 9.00$ a platter not the least expensive I've ever eaten. There were only 6 people in the restaurant and they burned all 4 hamburgers plus...More

Thank Hoosiers12
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We've been coming since the 1980's. If you sit in the booths by the windows in the restaurant area, you can see the Boston skyline in the distance. The seafood is really good and the prices are fantastic. Our favorites are the fishermen's platter, haddock...More

Thank rrw1759
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-7733
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