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Walter's

2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
+1 207-871-9258
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (59 reviews)
“black rice” (6 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for date night on a Saturday. We called to make a reservation and were told only 5 and 8:30 pm were available. We chose 8:30, then wandered around the area while we waited for our appointed time - but when we arrived, a...More

Thank CT_Traveler784
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first dinner in Portland and it was excellent, we sat in the bar area and had excellent service. The Brussels sprouts and the crispy calamari were great ways to begin, the short ribs lean and tasty with great texture and sauce, my dates scallops...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of three nights we went there twice. The food is great so is service. We saw a number of locals there having dinner after work. The restaurant is large so it was a plenty of privacy at the table.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty creative appetizers and entrees. More of a tapa joint or bistro then a fine dining full restaurant. Don’t go very hungry. Prices are reasonable so share an extra appetizer or entree. More Mediterranean then Latin. Small cocktails. Fast friendly professional service.

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Waitress described the $28 lobster mac as ginormous. Maybe for her 100 lbs. but not for my 300! It tasted great though and did contain some big hunks of real lobster. The main entree was 3 scallops and two scoops of other stuff. The creme...More

2  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We've been to Walter's before and enjoyed it. Checked Maine Restaurant Week and we liked this menu the best and for $35-can't beat it! Cocktail menu is decent and the wine list was huge. Ordered the poutine because we didn't know how big the starters...More

2  Thank Kirk J
Reviewed 21 February 2018

the décor is fabulous. the design team really made a charming restaurant. the staff were great and the timing was too. the rub I had was while the food was cooked well, I thought it was overly salty. the avocado and pinky toe crab toast...More

2  Thank nycnyc12
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Contemporary menu, fresh ideas inspired by great ingredients. Service is timely and well suited to the atmosphere. Saddest day was when Walter’s stopped serving lunch.

Thank markA9526JF
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Along with relatives and friends we went to Walter's for a late dinner on New Years eave. Although my wife and I have been to Portland many times and have dined in many restaurants, This was our first, and I must say it will not...More

Thank tffob3
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I'd love to give Walter's a better rating but they just didn't cut it for our anniversary dinner. The food plates were small and my scallops were undercooked after I specifically asked they be well done. I cannot stand when they take away your plate...More

Thank TallieB
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sherksusan
7 March 2017|
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Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Yes we have some corners that permit quiet conversations that would accommodate 4 people!
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Nick P
5 March 2017|
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Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Hi, our Cracklin' Calamari is by far are best seller!
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joshparker713
29 December 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 34
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
Specializing in New World American cuisine using local ingredients, local beers, large wine list and creative cocktails
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