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2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
+1 207-871-9258
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (57 reviews)
“black rice” (6 reviews)
“short ribs” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a good experience, but nothing exceptional. Recommended to have calamari as a starter, then swordfish (was a special). Chicken was a disappointment, did not really have a taste. Waiter could have been a bit more enthusiastic. Good bear & wine.

Thank Pauline525
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We started with some of the house cocktails and the tattoed mango and triple-X mango were both sensational drinks! Amazing brussel sprouts salad -- so good we will try to recreate it at home! Also excellent wedge salad. Then we had for main course the...More

Thank shirley0415
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Decent wine list, pleasant, open space. My lobster risotto was great. It had an interesting splash of demi glace on the dish which gave the whole dish a unique flavor. My husband's Asian-inspired tuna serve over green tea soba noodles was really, really tasty. We'd...More

Thank 4Sylvia
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Walter's is one of my favorite restaurants. It absolutely ranks up with all the James Beard nominated restaurants in Maine. The food has always been exceptional and the service is good as well. My favorite dish ever was a salmon three ways I had there.

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 28 September 2017

From the Kentucky bourbon specialty cocktail, to the brussel sprouts salad, to the lobster risotto to the brownie with salted honey ice cream - this was a wonderful meal complemented with excellent service and pacing. I loved every bite!

Thank lynnhuffman
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a good meal, good service, but nothing exceptional. In hindsight, a seat at the bar would have been preferable.

Thank Just4grinz
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Comfortable attractive venue with friendly efficient service and outstanding high quality comfort food with creative effective international accents without pretense or bizarre flavor combinations. A delightful experience. This is an under-rated local treasure with delicious enjoyable food.

1  Thank js485squid
Reviewed 30 August 2017

In a city where there are abundance of great restaurants, Walter's can be overlooked. Its not on the main drag (advantage) but is well worth discovering. We wanted something basic, no gourmet needed on our last night of our wedding anniversary vacation. Cheryl took our...More

Thank JamesMaxx
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We just walked by the restaurant by chance and ended up with a great meal. The Artichoke soup was superb, and the Fritters that cane with my Steak were delicious. Helpful staff, good wine, and good Port with dessert. Solid Four Stars!

Thank Jed B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Having traveled during our visit to New England I can honestly say that Walters is without doubt the best variety and quality food we have experienced. This restaurant does not focus on quantity only quality tasty food which was much appreciated. Would recommend this restaurant...More

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Questions & Answers
7 March 2017|
Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Yes we have some corners that permit quiet conversations that would accommodate 4 people!
Nick P
5 March 2017|
Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Hi, our Cracklin' Calamari is by far are best seller!
29 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Judy A | Reviewed this property |
I only had lunch there last summer, try their web site?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-871-9258
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