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DiMillo's on the Water

25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
+1 207-772-2216
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (508 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Portland for the weekend with my elderly in laws. This was the perfect lunch spot! Plenty of parking, we were seated right away, it was clean, pleasant and a view of the ocean anywhere you sit! The front desk staff were friendly...More

Thank Carolyn4evr
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the reviews and hearing local recommendations, I chose DiMillo's to be THE restaurant to enjoy my only night in Portland. I wish I chose somewhere else. The food was over cooked and far from good tasting. I didn't want to embarrass my...More

Thank 462doc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to DiMillos for the "boat" experience. We had a good meal, nothing fancy, 2.5lb lobster and the lazy lobster, both good meals. We also had a great bottle of wine as well, staff was friendly.

Thank agavarny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and food. We had lunch that day, but have had dinner many times. Always an excellent experience. Great views of the city and harbor in the evening..

Thank bettyacadia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good. Waitress said there is often a 2 hour wait on weekends in season. Go off season! Onion soup was excellent. Salads with chicken and filet added were large portions and very fresh. Reasonably priced for location and view.

Thank BevSchairer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would give DiMillo's 3 1/2 starts if I could. It was overall pretty disappointing service wise. We came with a group of 5 for dinner and were seated promptly. After that everything went downhill. Though you might be "paying for the view" there wasn't...More

Thank Renee G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg! Best lobster Mac-n-cheese! Lots of lobster, creamy cheese and rigatoni noodles. Served warm with crusty bread....so yummy on a cold blustery day!

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here and thought the food was good, but VERY overpriced. (Nothing was out of this world good like the prices implied.) We had lobster rolls and sandwiches. We enjoyed being on the boat and looking out the window at the boats around...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch on a whim based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. We had no complaints at all. The lobster macaroni and cheese was unbelievable. Get the smaller portion because its really rich. The lobster rolls and fried clams were decent. The...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family (husband and two young teen boys) were visiting from Michigan, and we were looking forward to a lobster dinner on our last night in Portland. After reading tons of reviews, I settled on DiMillo’s. There was no wait (Monday night) which was nice....More

Thank Katie F
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jgkvcruz
23 July 2017|
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Response from bigal7310 | Reviewed this property |
Fancy casual.
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kotsy930
16 June 2017|
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Response from johnnydimillo | Property representative |
Hello Kotsy, Yes we can certainly accommodate that request. Email me johnny@dimillos. com to confirm details. Thank you Johnny DiMillo
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kaycon165
30 May 2017|
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Response from Maineguide04041 | Reviewed this property |
Portland Maine is a premiere beer city. The local beer is to die for. I would recommend taking a break from the bland and try some real beer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-2216
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Description
Our restaurant actually floats, and because it is surrounded by water, every table offers spectacular views of Portland Harbor. Our outside decks are great spots to see the sights while enjoying a meal or cocktail. Maine lobster is what we do here and we do it better than anyone.
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