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Porthole Pub

98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
+1 781-595-7733
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for 30 years always a great meal,took my son for his birthday in October there was 7 of us every meal had a problem told the waitress she sorry tried to fix the meals not good then went again...More

Thank burt318
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Agree with reviews that it's clean inside. Service was mediocre - not particularly friendly. We all had hamburgers- and at 9.00$ a platter not the least expensive I've ever eaten. There were only 6 people in the restaurant and they burned all 4 hamburgers plus...More

Thank Hoosiers12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming since the 1980's. If you sit in the booths by the windows in the restaurant area, you can see the Boston skyline in the distance. The seafood is really good and the prices are fantastic. Our favorites are the fishermen's platter, haddock...More

Thank rrw1759
Reviewed 10 August 2017

ordered clams, was ok. a bit soggy and not many in the order. Husband ordered a fish mans plate. was ok. Not sure if its warmed up for orders or just left to cool. not the best.

Thank susanbO5498OK
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very good food and very reasonable prices. The Men's room has a picture of Roger Goodell, The yankee logo, and the Montreal Canadiens log in the urinals. Check it out. Good for boaters.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You can look right out on the marina to the beautiful ocean. The food is really good. The bar always has a game on and is a great place to meet up with friends. The clientele is a little older (40's - 80's). It is...More

Thank lauriehc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The clientele may be a little rough around the edges, but otherwise this is one of the older, classic restaurants in Lynn. Porthole has been around for as long as I can remember. Gone are such places like Nandees, Boston St Cafe, and JT Shawmut,...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 11 May 2017

As one proceeds northward from Boston along route 1A, one eventually enters the city of Lynn and experiences the iconic Lynnway. This stretch of 1A offers strip shopping centers and dealerships for every automobile short of an Edsel. It's easy to remember the age-old poem:...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to go have dinner with friends great service and drinks are good...I would recommend this place to anyone if you haven't check it out you should you will like it.

1  Thank ramondjvega
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had another family reunion for 14 people and had a fun time. The Porthole is a fairly large place on the Lynn Harbor side of the Lynnway near the yacht club and has plenty of parking. Today they had overlooked our reservation but were able...More

Thank Hobby38
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-7733
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