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DiMillo's on the Water

) #14 of 457 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
+1 207-772-2216
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on the deck. The view is wonderful. Service was great and the food marvelous. Had seafood pasta with shrimp, lobster, mussels and scallops. My wife had salmon. Both dishes were excellent.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there last night for dinner and set up top on deck. Gorgeous view! Food ok, not bad but not what it used to be. For the price, we could have looked at other options. Server was nice but slow.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to Portland two couples and we were both told to go here for lobster rolls. We made it our first stop on vacation for lunch. What a way to start a holiday, lunch on the top floor of a ship, chowder, lobster roll,...More

Thank Diane062
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a view we had with dinner! The food was DELICIOUS and the staff was Awesome! The twin lobster dinner was by far the best lobster I've ever eaten. They serve only local food.

Thank Krissy T
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After hearing about this place we gave it a try. Nothing to write home about. Overpriced food and service just so so. Next visit to Portland we'll make sure to ask locals where they eat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location for a Seafood Restaurant, staff excellent, very good menu and food - we were fortunate enough to witness a double rainbow form from our table just beautiful. Heaters arfe located on the outdoor decks just in case the weather is cooler.

Thank jameshc41
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited DiMillo's in the early 1980s, which was also the first time I visited Portland. The eatery was popular then as a colorful "floating restaurant" known for its fresh seafood, and not much has changed, except maybe the crowds, which have grown larger....More

Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place serves decent food with wonderful views as it is a big boat that sits on the water. It's not the best food in Portland but it's a nice place to go and get it good meal with great views.

Thank Jeanne_F547
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good meal out on the deck. We are from Michigan and really enjoyed sitting on the outside deck watching the boats. We ordered a lobster roll and clam chowder. Both were very good. Our service was great. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Pam557
Reviewed 1 week ago

DiMillo's is only one of multiple seafood restaurants near the waterfront in picturesque Portland, Maine. Although I'm fairly confident that most, if not all of them, offer quality food this is the one we choose for our lunch and we were not disappointed in the...More

Thank travelin_teacher_11
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I have a reservation for a large party coming up in a week at DiMillo's. We are very much looking forward to it! We have one VEGAN eater and one vegetarian in the group. Can anything be made without at animal products (no butter, cheese, eggs, etc.) for the vegan eater? I imagine the cheese can be omitted from the salads but I have a question if the candied nuts are made with butter. Also, I am not sure if the menu posted online is the most cirrent jowever ai swee there is a pasta with marinara sauce which includes a meatball--is the meat seperste from the sauce to begin with or is it made together? Any and all help you may provide is greatly apprexiated. Thank you so much!!!
16 June 2017|
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Response from johnnydimillo | Property representative |
Hello Kotsy, Yes we can certainly accommodate that request. Email me johnny@dimillos. com to confirm details. Thank you Johnny DiMillo
Do you have Coors Light beer? That's all husband drinks!
30 May 2017|
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Response from Maineguide04041 | Reviewed this property |
Portland Maine is a premiere beer city. The local beer is to die for. I would recommend taking a break from the bland and try some real beer!
What can you serve for 2 vegetarians in our party of six for a birthday bash??
5 November 2016|
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Response from johnnydimillo | Property representative |
Hello, we do offer a pasta primavera on our regular menu if that helps?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-2216
  • E-mail
Our restaurant actually floats, and because it is surrounded by water, every table offers spectacular views of Portland Harbor. Our outside decks are great spots to see the sights while enjoying a meal or cocktail. Maine lobster is what we do here and we do it better than anyone.
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