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51 Wharf

51 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
+1 207-774-1151
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good17%
  • Average20%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible22%
28 Jan 2015
“Less than ordinary”
14 Aug 2014
“Nothing special”
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American, Seafood
51 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

The corn chowder was ordinary, at best. The salad was fair. A crab and cheddar BLT was terrible. It was expensive for what it was. And the service was unbelievably SLOW! I don't like to feel rushed, enjoy a relaxed pace at a restaurant. But...More

Thank Judie F
Reviewed 15 August 2014

So the best thing I can say about this restaurant is that the hostess was really nice. Good location, but so-so food, didn't seem to be making much of an effort. For instance, they forgot the cole slaw that came with the dinner, I asked,...More

2  Thank Susangk
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

So... It is Saturday night in Portland and we're a young couple with a baby. We just got our little one fed and down for a nap, giving us a two hour window to eat! We kill a half hour strolling through the city looking...More

3  Thank MissA321
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Dinner and drinks were just okay. Mussel appetizer was good, but the crab cakes were tasteless. My son enjoyed the lobster mac and cheese, which had 3 lobster claws on top. Pan seared scallops were good, but nothing to rave about. Disappointing that in Portland...More

1  Thank PattyD440
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Friends got lobster rolls that had no presentation at all. Just the roll and the meat. advertised as Portland's largest must mean the one that cost about $40. I had the crab, cheddar, bacon sandwich. The bacon was the only flavor it had. Absolutely no...More

3  Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We were starving. Hostess was polite and friendly but that is where it ended! We ordered an appetizer calamari and some clam chowder. We also ordered our entree at the same time. Waitress asks if we want the calamari and soup first I say yes....More

2  Thank 51worst
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Went in at 1:30 on a Saturday. Three tables taken, so busyness is not an excuse. Ordered 2 Dos Equis beers. Waitress asks if that's a wine. 15 minutes for the beers to arrive ("Oh, they were in the back of the freezer"). Friend orders...More

3  Thank Fox4710
Reviewed 9 August 2013

On our second evening in Portland we were looking for a restaurant with good seafood and was reasonably quiet. In walking around, we found this one tucked back in an alley. It was Monday, so they were not busy. We sat outdoors. Seems they are...More

1  Thank wombatclov
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I am giving this restaurant an average review because of the bad service..We had a guy serve us who was the most unattentive waiter ever. He was so bad that the female waitress came over to check on us several times. She must have noticed...More

2  Thank TheBigelows
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My wife and I stopped here for lunch after walking around thr old port area. We both got the jumbo lobstrr rolls and I got the lobster corn chowder. The chowder was decent but overly salted. The lobster rolls were sub par. Mine was the...More

1  Thank KPR4
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-1151
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