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15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
+1 207-828-4422
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“hanger steak” (37 reviews)
“halibut” (18 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you walk in Grace you will immediately notice it's beauty given the fact that it's in an old church. It's really a lovely place to dine. I ordered oysters (presented on salt), Halibut, and the most amazing berry cheesecake triffle with mini donuts I...More

Thank jessicaleedj
Reviewed 4 days ago

While there are better restaurants in Portland in relation to the quality of the food, the atmosphere and excellent service help make this a worthwhile stop when in town. The former church has been creatively turned into a very open dining space, and the seating...More

Thank RinfromMA
Reviewed 5 days ago

Venue interesting, but food is the star. The Frogmore stew I had and Salmon my wife, were outstanding. Never had fried puffer fish tails and would highly recommend them. Staff was focused, professional and timely. Kitchen in front of altar seemed appropriate for setting. But...More

Thank Dionysus58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to host our relative's wedding! the stained glass windows and other preserved parts of the former church architecture were really great. The food was stellar as well.

Thank amylX4655NE
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It's a church in the middle of Portland...until you walk in and see the place. A bar built right in the middle, with all the original glass windows....beautiful carving throughout. ..just a sight to see. We only went for a drink but was great.

Thank jhkruns
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My wife and I live in Maine and decided to treat ourselves to a dinner at Grace. I had a steak. My wife had some halibut. Bottom line was that both entrees were average, at best. Given the price, you can do much better. Atmosphere...More

2  Thank maineguy17
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had a business meeting and needed a place for 20 or so people. Grace said they would accommodate this many people if we paid a minimum which ended up being over $100. per head which is ridiculous we could have had separate tables and...More

1  Thank Dew-it2it
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Top notch Manhatten. Great choicee of interesting wine by the glass. Fois Gras and rack of elk most satisfying.Comfortable and quiet. Highly recommend for bored foodie.

Thank dgoldfield
Reviewed 8 May 2017

went to a wedding there. food was amazing, and service was wonderful. atmosphere is intriguing but they need to work on lighting, which is gloomy. best wedding food i've ever had! it would have been way up there as a private meal, let alone in...More

Thank setarch2016
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing place. In a converted church just beautiful. We had the Maple Glazed Rack of Elk, it was terrific. Impressive list of cheeses and charcuterie as well. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris B
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Questions & Answers
3 February 2017|
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Response from Angie D | Reviewed this property |
I recommend reservations for sure, especially on the weekend. If you can't get them, it's worth a visit to see the place and have drinks and apps at the bar. Beautiful!
3 August 2016|
Response from Samim55555 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how the owners feel... But I can tell you we conceal carry... And enjoyed a lovely dinner.
Obie B
3 August 2016|
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Response from Deborah J | Reviewed this property |
Obie - Sorry for the delay in responding to your question. The owner of this restaurant wrote about her views on assault weapon owners and was vocal and unapologetic with stating these owners are not welcome at her... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-828-4422
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