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Ports of Italy

47 Commercial St, Across from Kaler, parking is on the back of the restaurant, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
+1 207-633-1011
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 16 min
Seafood, Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
47 Commercial St, Across from Kaler, parking is on the back of the restaurant, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
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Reviewed today

My wife and I visited the Ports of Italy in downtown Boothbay walking about 100 yards from our bed and breakfast lodging. This was at the very start of the tourism season and we were seated immediately without reservations. The restaurant was still pretty full...More

Thank c2h5oh_1
Reviewed today via mobile

We were told you could cut the filet with a fork...not so.much...fish selections were average. You could do much better in this town...atmosphere needs an up date as well...dark and deary.

Thank DBH1215
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in for the lasagna special, and some appetizers but everything took forever! Here we are 1 hour and 25 minutes in and alls we've had was 4 pieces of bread for 6 people and only a little oil! We had to ask for...More

sante c, Owner at Ports of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded today

Daniel...we are sorry about your unfortunate experience. We are not going to make any excuses, just hope you will come back and give us another try. We strive for perfection and sometimes get it wrong. Again our sincere apologies.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the service cannot be beat! True Italian.Glad we live nearby so we can go often. !!!!!!

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As many times as we've dined here, Ports of Italy is one our favorite restaurants in the entire state of Maine. Certainly the BEST Italian! Suffice it to say, if it is on the menu, it will be a memorable meal! We were four people...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant many times, I'm so happy because they reopened for the season because I was waiting all winter to eat there again. The food is always excellent and so is the service. If you have never been there give a try!...More

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We arrived without a reservation, and were happy to sit in the lounge area with a glass of wine while we waited for a table. The restaurant was very busy, loud and seemed to be quite chaotic, with no apparent rhyme or reason as to...More

Thank MandB56
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We typically go to the Boathouse Bistro but it was closed, so we thought we would try this....NOT disappointed. The food was absolutely amazing and authentic Italian. I am going to force my husband to take me back! :)

1  Thank mmalinowski
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This was a surprise to me. I am very familiar with the area, and had never been to this restaurant until last night. What a terrific experience. The food was great as was the service reflective of an experienced owner/chef Sante Calandri. I would consider...More

1  Thank Itivdleq
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel on the coldest night of 2017 and were welcomed warmly. Great martini, fresh homemade angel hair with clams, veal of the day, limoncello and cannoli. Great service and food.

Thank Mary M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 35
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Commercial St, Across from Kaler, parking is on the back of the restaurant, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-1011
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Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
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