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Fishermens Grill - CLOSED

849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103
+1 207-699-5657
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (30 reviews)
“chowder” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103
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11 - 20 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2016

The best. I am embarrassed to say this is the reason i drive 5 hours from NYC. The seared scallops and a lobster roll and I am set. God bless the grill - cash only. small hole in the wall.

Thank Markfortlee
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The lobsters roll looks like a lot of lobster because it costs $30 each. It's nothing comparing to Eventide for $17. It tastes very blend with mayo and the rest of the other things have no taste. Save your money and a trip for other...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We decided to come into Fisherman's Grill to start our trip to Portland and boy we are so glad we did. This place is a small shack but serves excellent food. The lobsters here are amazing, but the best thing was the Seared Scallops. IT...More

Thank dededa80
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went on a Saturday and had the market rate special for 2 lobster rolls, pint of fried clams and two drinks for about 78 dollars. Although a little expensive for a hole in the wall restaurant, it was quite good. The lobster rolls were delicious...More

1  Thank Brinie66
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor, found this out of the way " lobstah shack" for our final meal in Maine at the end of our vacation. We enjoyed their special of 2 large " classic" " lobstah" rolls and some fried clams. We ate them sitting...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My husband and I stopped here before touring Allagash brewery. We had some of the best seafood of our trip here. And the cook in the kitchen singing along to Justin Timberlake also made me smile. Bring cash, or stop at the nearby liquor store...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was visiting town. This place looked promising from their website and the Yelp listing. I wish I had read the Tripadvisor ratings. I have a strict policy that if a restaurant doesn't accept credit cards, they get an automatic 1 star rating. Their website...More

3  Thank danieljamesgullo
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The great reviews are well deserved. Best lobster roll I've had in a long time. And I grew up eating lobster. Fisherman's Grill is off the main tourist area. The building is nondescript with some benches out front. No alcohol, but there is a beer/wine...More

1  Thank UH60Blackhawk
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were traveling through Maine and saw an opportunity to eat lobster at this location that I had seen recommended in a couple of food network shows and trip adviser. Let me first tell you the seafood was extremely fresh. But we ordered the house...More

3  Thank sherrinester
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Fabulous, excellent, wonderful, Lobster roll was a 10+. Worth every penny. I never thought I could over-lobster but I almost did. Great clam strips, no atmosphere, cash only, Don't miss this little hole in the wall.

Thank Siam-Orchids
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-699-5657
  • E-mail
We love our coustmers and food , the goal give the best quality food and portions at the best price , I moved location do to a massive rent increase , but same owner and food , but to add to it I have a small bar now and a new bar menu !! I'm also adding some of the classic Italian food I grew up eating , for those who don't like seafood come give it a shot !!! Thanks all
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