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Porthole Pub

98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
+1 781-595-7733
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (35 reviews)
“clam chowder” (10 reviews)
“haddock” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we went to the Porthole mostly because the friends we were meeting lived close to it. Used to go quite frequently years and years ago, and I don’t know why we ever stopped! I was expecting at least an hours wait but was pleasantly...More

Thank beverly0118
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I stopped in the Port Hole Pub and ordered for a clam roll for lunch last week. When my lunch came out of the kitchen, I was very surprised to see how cheap the Port Hole had become. Where a good clam roll should have...More

Thank RJIrvine2014
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Took family to lunch at The Porthole in Lynn MA. Enjoyed artichoke dip with home made tortilla chips and we had the fried clams, haddock, baked scallops and my son had their cheeseburger. We all enjoyed our lunch which was made fun with our server...More

Thank ccollins51
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for 30 years always a great meal,took my son for his birthday in October there was 7 of us every meal had a problem told the waitress she sorry tried to fix the meals not good then went again...More

Thank burt318
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Agree with reviews that it's clean inside. Service was mediocre - not particularly friendly. We all had hamburgers- and at 9.00$ a platter not the least expensive I've ever eaten. There were only 6 people in the restaurant and they burned all 4 hamburgers plus...More

Thank Hoosiers12
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We've been coming since the 1980's. If you sit in the booths by the windows in the restaurant area, you can see the Boston skyline in the distance. The seafood is really good and the prices are fantastic. Our favorites are the fishermen's platter, haddock...More

Thank rrw1759
Reviewed 10 August 2017

ordered clams, was ok. a bit soggy and not many in the order. Husband ordered a fish mans plate. was ok. Not sure if its warmed up for orders or just left to cool. not the best.

Thank susanbO5498OK
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Very good food and very reasonable prices. The Men's room has a picture of Roger Goodell, The yankee logo, and the Montreal Canadiens log in the urinals. Check it out. Good for boaters.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You can look right out on the marina to the beautiful ocean. The food is really good. The bar always has a game on and is a great place to meet up with friends. The clientele is a little older (40's - 80's). It is...More

Thank lauriehc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The clientele may be a little rough around the edges, but otherwise this is one of the older, classic restaurants in Lynn. Porthole has been around for as long as I can remember. Gone are such places like Nandees, Boston St Cafe, and JT Shawmut,...More

Thank John O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Lynnway, Lynn, MA 01902-3490
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-7733
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