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“Great Meal and Atmosphere”
Review of Ports of Italy

Ports of Italy
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 9 - US$ 35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Come and explore the cuisine of the Ports of Italy from our cozy restaurant on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor.
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Ate one meal here while in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Wonderful food, but quite expensive we thought. But, we knew that before we went and since we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary we really didn't care what it costs !

We enjoyed every part of the meal and the desserts were awesome!

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Came upon Ports of Italy while looking for seafood and decided to try Italian instead. It was a pleasant surprise! I tried one of the specials, Branzino Al Forno, roasted whole stripped bass with lemon herb sauce. It was fantastic. My husband had the veal piccata and said it was the best he's had. We don't usually have dessert but couldn't pass up the cannoli. So good! The food and staff were great. We will certainly dine there again.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I am a local and have never had a bad meal here. Very authentic. Great service. Many choices, outstanding wine choices

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great experience. It was our first stop in town and it hit all of our expectations. The view could be a little better.

Thank Joshua S
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

No serious review of fine dining in Boothbay Harbor can ignore Ports of Italy, since so far, there is nothing that compares. The chef here never seems to miss a beat, and though the "specials" are an in joke (they rarely change much), everything truly is special. The pasta is home made, the veal chops (when available) stuffed on site, and the wine list is absent of land mines in less well curated eateries. Sante and Jeff are pro's - and the staff moves like a well oiled machine in what is a local treasure. Not cheap, but high value. Just go.

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