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The Grill Room and Bar

84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
+1 207-774-2333
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved the different choices for lunch!! Our waitress was excellent and our food was tasty. We plan to return for dinner.

Thank Alexis30305
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was all amazing in both flavor and presentation. We were a group of 4 and three of the group went with one of the many incredible beef options. I was the outlier but loved what I had which was the clam chowder and...More

1  Thank 936alexandert
Reviewed 1 week ago

A spontaneous step into this restaurant for dinner at the bar. Bartenders were very friendly and helpful. Our dinners were on the simpler side but the steak dishes going by were wonderful looking and got good reviews from bar mates. My cheeseburger pizza, escargot and...More

Thank Kurt J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a dinner for our anniversey and it was amazing, great food, great drinks and wonderful service.

Thank csully123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on my way to one of the usual suspects "Fore Street," a"Street & Co," "Central Provisions", when I was lured in by the incredible would scent coming from this place. Saw that several people at the bar, who appeared to be locals, were...More

Thank FoodSavant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dammmn good. Five stars. Not a beat was missed! I wasn't sure what to expect while stumbling onto this gem. Greeted by a very sweet gentleman dressed in a light coal colored suit reminding me of Glenn Miller saved in a time capsule inside this...More

Thank Kimmie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started out with some great drinks. This is a french style steakhouse. The waitress was very good at explaining the difference. The pork chops were flavorful and cooked just right.

Thank curry49ers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really lovely place. Nice seating both inside and out. Portions are generous. The wait staff seem very knowledgeable and are very friendly. We all enjoyed our meals (steak and fish). We didn't have starters or desserts as we were completely stuffed! Recommend

Thank Telgip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd visit here. There were about 12 of us for a work dinner and the staff looked after us and very well. The steak was done to perfection and the sides awesome. I love the fact they do a feature wine and change it...More

Thank JPB79bne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After days of lobster & clams, I needed a break & had to have some steak. There are limited in steakhouses in Portland, but fortunately this place had a few reservations open on a Saturday night. I was planning on a small sirloin, but after...More

Thank jrc413
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-2333
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If you’re looking for the best steakhouse in Portland, Maine you have come to the right place! The Grill Room features affordable, wood-fired, grilled steaks, delicious pizza and incredible seafood entrees the whole family will love.Chef Lee Harding has dedicated his life to the culinary arts and focuses on using grass fed beef & locally grown meats and produce in his creations. With high ceilings and a big, open kitchen, The Grill Room aims to please with more than just great food at affordable prices. If you have never been dining in Portland, Maine, it is quite an experience! There are so many restaurants to choose from that only award-winning restaurants, like The Grill Room, tend to stand out from the crowd.The Grill Room is the second restaurant founded in Harding’s “The Rooms” brand of restaurants. Since 2008, the Grill Room has been featured in many of Maine’s top publications as a “Best Bet” for Portland Maine food. Come in and try the now famous beef tartare, or a juicy wood-fired pizza or grilled steak. Open seven days a week, The Grill Room offers lunch and dinner selections with a healthy wine and drink list. Visit The Grill Room today and find out what a Portland, Maine steakhouse should be like.
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