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“What can you say”
Review of Back Bay Grill

Back Bay Grill
Ranked #1 of 640 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 4 July 2014

about this place, which hasn't already been said. It really is the number one restaurant in Portland. We were originally recommended this restaurant by the Inn by the Sea Hotel where we were staying and for the 3rd consecutive year Adrian and the team delivered the best dining experience in our 2 week stay. Food and service are just fantastic...enough said.

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1  Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

We had a last-minute reservation and were fitted in towards the end of service - we even had our choice of tables. We chose the larger dining room which was well appointed in comfortable surroundings. Adrian looked after us from start to finish and was a consummate host. The food was superb and he managed to find us a bottle of Gigondas, not on the list, from his cellar! Perfect meal in Portland.

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1  Thank Andihoward
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

And it starts the way it always starts, by calling and making a reservation with the finest GM this "reviewer" (and jaded New Yorker) has ever known, Adrian (who tends to every single aspect of the dining experience). It continues - as it did with my wife and me as we celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary there this evening - with outstanding service (by an old friend - Ian - who I would strongly recommend, if possible, as your server) throughout accompanied by truly exquisitely prepared and served food. Regardless of what you order. One word says it all: PERFECTION. I won't bother getting into the details only to say all the details of this outstanding restaurant are top notch all the way and consistently so! No small feat.

Thank you Adrian and thank you Ian.

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We spent our last day in Portland touring the city, taking a railroad tour and visiting the art museum. We went to dinner at Back Bay Grill, which was an excellent choice. The owner greeted us at the door and our server was friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. We had read, at their website, about the free parking available in a nearby lot, but that wasn't necessary because street parking (no payment needed) was in abundance next to the restaurant. It was the perfect ending to a good day.

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3  Thank Barbara V
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

The service was wonderful. The foie gras was the best I have had outside of France. The fillet was good but not amazing. Overall wonderful experience and you can sense the quality all around. This wasn't just one lucky experience, they know what they are doing. Go here.

3  Thank mwboyer74
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