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Susan's Fish-n-Chips

1135 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-3323
+1 207-878-3240
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried seafood” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
“lobster roll” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood
1135 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-3323
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

II grew up in Maine; I spent 7 summers working at a local (fantastic but now defunct) seafood place that served, no kidding amazing fried seafood. With one exception (the place I worked served clams in batter... nearly impossible to find anymore and what a...More

1  Thank COSpgsFamily
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Authentic and original --what a great find on our last day in Portland, Maine. Prices are fair and food is good. No pretentiousness and down to earth! Sits next to a garage and parking can be a little tricky, but not bad compared to where...More

Thank originaloregongirl
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Come as you are, picnic table dining. If you want fish at family dining prices this is the place. Soda and water are available, but you can bring your own. Chet had fish n chips. I had clam cakes. No room for dessert.

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Susan's is authentic, down home cooking. The fish is FRESH, the portions are large, and the prices are great. Some of my favorites are the fish and chips. The outside is nice a crispy and the haddock is moist and flaky. The fried whole belly...More

Thank MibletfromME
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

It's the real think. Funky eclectic interior. Booths, tables, counter service. FREE coffee Don't miss this one !

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for a good lobster roll, we headed to a place which apparently went out of business. A local was unloading supplies next door so we asked where we we should go. He pointed us to Susan's Fish N Chips. No frills, no muss, no...More

2  Thank Tisha H
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It's the best place in the city for seafood the long as you're not hung up on atmosphere. Actually it's lack of atmosphere has become it's own form of atmosphere. Oh booths and picnic tables gives Susan's its own style of ambience. Once you get...More

1  Thank charlieome
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It is a funky place--but the food is excellent. Everyone is friendly and helpful. It's a must stop when my family visits from out of state.

Thank carlota132
Reviewed 18 October 2016

An absolute hidden gem if you love seafood. Horrible to find but worth the jaunt. We met Susan and she is a wonderful soul who knows seafood and makes you feel very welcome. We saw this on Phantom Gourmet and decided to try it out...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had read good reviews for this place and were also referred by the staff at the hotel we stayed at. Getting around Portland is no easy task but we were determined to find the restaurant and had high hopes. I ordered a lobster roll...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-878-3240
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