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Eventide Oyster Company

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86 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
11:00 - 00:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with my family party of 6 - all ages and food types and we all walked away full of delicious oysters, lobster rolls, and fries. Definitely go here and savor!

Thank TheBeardedGentleman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was delicious, the service was second to none. Really special night out! Definitely a must if you are in the Portland area and want fresh oysters.

Thank Marie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for fresh seafood with an updated style this is the place for you. The staff were so nice and helpful the food was so fresh and clean I will go there again and again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

10 plus different types of oysters. Waitstaff second to none. Friendly and knowledgeable. Perfect place for oysters and a nice cocktail. Can't wait to go back

Thank SteveBedard23
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

cute place, yummy lobster roll and great variety of oysters as one would expect! also Negroni Bianco! winner.

Thank Marilola15
Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want fresh from the water oysters in Portland this is where you need to go. It's not fancy but you will have a great time. Get a seat at the bar where you can watch them shuck and plate all kinds of oysters, and make great salads and pour the drinks. Besides oysters there are other items to... More 

Thank Mark P
Brewster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really popular hot spot. Good luck with the wait, but we'll worth it. Impressive local oysters and craft beers. Entertaining bar area watching raw bar staff. Creative take on various seafood staples. Love the fish sandwich and mahogany stuffed clams. Small plates allow you to try numerous dishes. Visited often and always satisfied with meal.

Thank 37brendang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The three of us had 4 dozen oysters and littleneck clams between us that as always were shucked perfectly and served fresh and cold. We had the snapper crudo which was also delicious and the seared roasted brussel sprouts. The bartender mixes excellent cocktails. It was just a very late lunch, but it was worth it. Seating is a bit... More 

Thank Christopher L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't understand why theses restaurants don't take reservations . We got there at 5:50 the place was already packed and was informed there was at least a 45 minute wait. I really didn't want to wait that long and they offered standing at the "oyster bar " and eating . They really shouldn't offer it because there isn't room... More 

Thank catherine115
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful spot. The staff was so friendly to teach me about all the different types of oysters. Not to mention the fantastic drink menu!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-774-8538
Just opened and is owned by Hugo's next door. Excellent "tapas" small plate seafood. Oysters from Maine and away. Incredible cured Artic Char.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?