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Becky's Diner

390 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4610
+1 207-773-7070
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (153 reviews)
“home fries” (81 reviews)
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American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
390 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4610
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere for tourists who want to experience American dining. Milkshakes to die for and lobster rolls a delicacy from Maine. Good for a quick stop of if you’re hungry, but often queues as so popular.

Thank Thyme44
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had to wait nearly 45 minutes to get a seat in Becky's Diner but the wait was worth it. It is a small unpretentious diner with a good menu selection. We chose clam chowder, haddock dinner, and lobster rolls. Everything was delicious. The prices...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service with a smile. Yummy chowder, lobster roll was amazing and the rhubarb strawberry pie was delightful. Strong coffee and fast service. I was super satisfied!!

Thank gypsytraveler89
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great old time diner. had breakfast here twice and was equally impressed both times. Great food and service. i would say its where the locals go

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way home to Boston. Long wait, but it was worth it. They had a larger booth to fit our party of 6. Service was good and food cooked correctly to order. Kids were happy with their huge, chocolate chip pancakes!

Thank Boston_Ma_Traveler_9
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting relatives in the US of A so I pestered them to visit a diner, something I had failed to do in previous visits. Beckies did not disappoint. Good humored, no-nonsense service and diner food. This isn't The Ivy, but if you are expecting a...More

Thank Thrillers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in NH for a week and decided to make a road trip to Portland for the day. This restaurant was one of the three things on our list. Their lobster rolls are fantastic! This is a local gem . Many people come...More

Thank Jgray0615
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best and biggest lobster rolls in town . 1/4 lb of lobster meat per roll that’s more then a one pound lobster picked out . Love this place !!!!!

Thank melvinp40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I decided to stop in to Becky's because of the name recognition... it seems to be one of those places that everyone says you need to check out. It most certainly is not. There is nothing that separates this Diner from any...More

Thank LionheartLoLo
Rebecca R, Owner at Becky's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so sorry your experience was not what we always hope for our customers. I would be grateful if you could take a moment and call me directly at the diner, any day after 3 pm. If I am not in, please leave your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the blueberry pancakes and a side of bacon with a cup of hot cocoa...took two mugs home as gifts and sat at the counter. Friendly staff and helpful customers who were regulars as I ate all my pancakes and happy to report they were...More

Thank Marie M
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15 June 2016|
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Response from anserman | Reviewed this property |
It is available but during their busy times, it may be difficult to find.
6 June 2016|
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Response from charleswD3812DQ | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Call them to make sure.
Jerry B
4 September 2015|
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Response from Guim P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think they are serving beers, but it's very basic! For good beers, there is a good brewerie not far from the place! ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4610
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-7070
Becky's Diner is located on the Portland waterfront. We are casual and friendly and we welcome families. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Fresh, local seafood is served here and even at breakfast we offer lobster omelettes. Becky's has been run by the same family for 25 years.
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