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“Good food on a retired ferryboat ”

DiMillo's on the Water
Ranked #55 of 634 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

There was a 30 minute wait for a table without a reservation but the time passed quickly in the bar. The menu was full of choices of fresh seafood selections. The lazy lobster was served in butter....fully out of the shell and served with crispy fries. For dessert the blueberry cobbler was full of fresh berries and topped with ice cream. The harbor view was fantastic and our outside table was comfortable and the deck was warmed with overhead heaters. Interesting history of the ferry and historic photos on the walls. Good for family dinners too.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

stuffed twin lobsters which my husband ordered was great. everything else was bland. i got the seafodd scampi. the seafood was fresh and delicious--but it's portland. the p[asta it was served over had no salt, no butter, no nothing. my sister got the seafood alfredo which was also very bland. the bread was soft and had no flavor as well. it was a good dinner but the same price as street and co which is a 5 minute walk and they are MUCH better. good ambience but that is it.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We ate in the bar area. I had the mixed seafood broil (haddock, shrimp, and scallops) - $29. There were 3 scallops, 4 shrimp, and a small piece of haddock. For a dinner, the portion size didn't match the price. The food tasted good, the service was good, but the meal was overpriced.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Took forever. Waitress staff never came around. Had to ask three times for someone to take or drink order. People next to us got up and left because nobody came around.

Thank mebs21
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

My wife had the scallops, which she loved. I enjoyed a light salad and a bowl of clam chowder, whic was excellent. Beautiful view of the harbor too.

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Thank LEE S
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