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“Great dinner”
Review of Ports of Italy

Ports of Italy
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Hard to believe there is a really good Italian restaurant in Boothbay Harbor but it's true, there is one and Ports of Italy is it!

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Thank Tomlin C
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

After a week of lobster shacks, we were looking for something a little different for our last night in Maine and chose Ports of Italy on a whim. It was buzzing with what appeared to be both regulars who knew the owners well and tourists. We had to wait about fifteen min for a table - not bad for such a popular place on a busy Saturday night - and the manager/owner was so nice to us the whole time. We were seated on a beautiful porch with lovely local artwork on the walls.
The food was amazing! The pasta is so fresh and the sauces are melt in your mouth good. It reminded us of an anniversary meal we had at Fiola Mare in DC - which is one of the better restaurants. If I lived nearby, I would become a regular. My only wish is that they had a chef's tasting menu so I could have had a taste of everything! We will definitely be back next summer.

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Thank Ashley D
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Words can not describe the absolutely fantastic dinner we had. The specials were to die for. I had the halibut, encrusted with pistachios, sprinkled with truffle oil.... Juicy, delicious and never tasted this combination before. Great espresso and great and extremely attentive waiters. Try to go there you will not regret it.

Thank Maria P
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Boothbay Harbor and is well worth a visit. You will need reservations and there is a patio for outside dining in good weather. Service is good and it is a friendly, happy place. The food is outstanding but expensive.

Thank atraveler006
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

One of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been to - and I just got back from Italy! Food and service tops! Bar Harbor Maine may be primarily known for seafood, but if you are ever fortunate enough to visit this beautiful state, don't miss this jewel of a restaurant!

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Thank Dianne K
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