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2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
+1 207-871-9258
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (59 reviews)
“black rice” (6 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
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American, International, Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2 Portland Sq, Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101-4088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We ordered too much here and regretted nothing. The Brussels sprouts salad was a revelation, and I do not say that lightly! We positively *scarfed* it. Every dish we ordered we finished and would have licked the plates if it would not have sent our...More

Thank Shariann L
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We recently ate here with friends. The staff was very nice. The food was excellent, calamari, salads, salmon and duck. We would definitely visit again!

Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Business dinner went smooth and everybody was pleased with the device and food. The duck was done if the best prepared I have tasted. Service was friendly and responsive. Highly recommend.

Thank ccollins51
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Was a good experience, but nothing exceptional. Recommended to have calamari as a starter, then swordfish (was a special). Chicken was a disappointment, did not really have a taste. Waiter could have been a bit more enthusiastic. Good bear & wine.

Thank Pauline525
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We started with some of the house cocktails and the tattoed mango and triple-X mango were both sensational drinks! Amazing brussel sprouts salad -- so good we will try to recreate it at home! Also excellent wedge salad. Then we had for main course the...More

Thank shirley0415
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Decent wine list, pleasant, open space. My lobster risotto was great. It had an interesting splash of demi glace on the dish which gave the whole dish a unique flavor. My husband's Asian-inspired tuna serve over green tea soba noodles was really, really tasty. We'd...More

Thank 4Sylvia
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Walter's is one of my favorite restaurants. It absolutely ranks up with all the James Beard nominated restaurants in Maine. The food has always been exceptional and the service is good as well. My favorite dish ever was a salmon three ways I had there.

Thank Terri S
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Questions & Answers
6 March 2017|
Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Yes we have some corners that permit quiet conversations that would accommodate 4 people!
Nick P
5 March 2017|
Response from chefbuerhaus | Property representative |
Hi, our Cracklin' Calamari is by far are best seller!
28 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 34
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
Specializing in New World American cuisine using local ingredients, local beers, large wine list and creative cocktails
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