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88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
+1 207-774-8538
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (90 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (12 reviews)
“quail” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
American, International, Fusion
88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The good... nice room, attentive staff, great selection of local beer. The bad.... overpriced, undersized entrees; two of the men in our party ordered burgers at the bar we went to after we left. This place is someone's idea of high concept... it has the...More

Thank Rosetwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were out celebrating a special occasion and decided to go with the blind tasting menu with wine pairing. This was a spectacular meal, each course was delicious with excellent wine pairings. The server was very knowledgeable and paced the meal perfectly....More

Thank OTNY
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first visit to this place & we were not disappointed! Had heard good things about it. Our server, who was very friendly & helpful, made the night. Besides the food. He suggested the "blind tasting" which is 9 or 10 (not sure,...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The Best meal I have had in Portland to date. The food, the service, the details were outstanding! I highly recommend the chef's sampling.

Thank Ayrmid
Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a great experience we had at this restaurant. We sat at the bar and Paul, our waiter, was awesome! He was kind, funny, knowledgeable of the meals and offered advice on alcohol choices. He made the entire night pleasant for us. The food was...More

Thank llama
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great place for fine dining I like the bar as you can see everything being prepared and the skills of the staff.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This restaurant has always delivered for us. We have been going since the current chef (also chef owner of Even Tide and Honey Paw) bought the place (even before the remodel). It is a delightful experience, especially if you sit at the dining bar. The...More

Thank pamouyal
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My recommendation is simple: Put your dining experience in the hands of the chef's tasting menu. You will be asked about food allergies (Barb's were clams and mussels; mine is lima beans), and then you will be transported. Pay attention to the ingredients as each...More

Thank Zeebart
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Hugo's is fine dining at its creative best. Though we hadn't been there in over a year, Brian, a manager and our wine guru, immediately remembered us and greeted us with a hug, showing us to our seats and treating us to a glass of...More

Thank Elvis355
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Another stupendous evening from our friends at Hugos. We’ve been returning for 6 years now and have never been disappointed. The creativity we expect and wonderful flavors we adore were all delivered Saturday evening. It’s an experience that simply cannot be duplicated and we eat...More

Thank Wystan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$150
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4232
    (Franklin Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-8538
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