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DiMillo's on the Water

25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
+1 207-772-2216
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (507 reviews)
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We met some old friends while in Portland Maine. Since we weren't familiar with the area, we decided to meet at DiMillo's, which is a landmark in Portland. The location is perfect but the food was mixed. My wife had the lobster which she found...More

Thank Djb1116
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had heard about Dimillos by word of mouth so thought we'd give it a try. The menu was extensive and the meal was great. We were stuffed. Our service was a little slow that night but I think it was just our waiter. The...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We came here first about 20 years ago and try to get up here at least once a year. The food is very good. I recommend reservations on the weekends, but we have had good luck with reasonable wait time on walking in. The Bar...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Lunch with mom, decent food, wait staff. Nice view. Have been for dinner, recommend reservations. Limited parking

Thank meohhmy
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband and I had our wedding reception at DiMillo's on October 1st and our experience could not have been any better. From the very first time we met with Steve DiMillo, Jr. to discuss the cocktail hour and reception to the end of the...More

Thank Caitlin W
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Nice location, good service, so so food. Tourist trap with great views in Portland harbor with a nice feel to the room. Better food available in a dozen other restaurants in Portland

Thank PBear50
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our party of six had a fantastic lunch. From beef the lobster, the was outstanding. Dining on a permanently docked ferry was pure genius.

Thank Dude46
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a terrific restaurant with a fantastic view. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food is outstanding.

Thank goochave
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I ordered the fried scallop sandwich which was amazing. Best thing I had in Portland. My husband got the clam chowder and that was also very tasty.

Thank K_Santiago_11
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had dinner here with a friend and we both had great meals and loved our entres. I had the steak and it was tender, flavorful, and cooked as I had asked. What set the night apart for me was the bar staff. I had...More

Thank mama_in_vegas
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from bigal7310 | Reviewed this property |
Fancy casual.
16 June 2017|
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Response from johnnydimillo | Property representative |
Hello Kotsy, Yes we can certainly accommodate that request. Email me johnny@dimillos. com to confirm details. Thank you Johnny DiMillo
29 May 2017|
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Response from Maineguide04041 | Reviewed this property |
Portland Maine is a premiere beer city. The local beer is to die for. I would recommend taking a break from the bland and try some real beer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101-4725
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-2216
  • E-mail
Our restaurant actually floats, and because it is surrounded by water, every table offers spectacular views of Portland Harbor. Our outside decks are great spots to see the sights while enjoying a meal or cocktail. Maine lobster is what we do here and we do it better than anyone.
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