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Grace

15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
+1 207-828-4422
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (38 reviews)
“frogmore stew” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
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1 - 10 of 441 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a good meal in this great environment, the staff was wonderful and were very knowledgeable of the menu and allergies and how to make any modifications. My wife and I share a few starters, the crawfish étouffée was great. And the scallops were...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of six, before an event at Merrill. Very convenient to Merrill Auditorium. The decor is just out of this world, nicest church repurposing I've seen. The martini was absolutely perfect and the meal nothing short of amazing (grace). Sorry. I had the onion soup,...More

Thank Dave40827
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Outstanding new appetizer that is a home run Savory, with duck confit and powerful vegetables. Great atmosphere is former church setting Marley, our server, was top notch and professional

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The chicken dinner was perfect - the sauce really complimented the dish well. Beautiful atmosphere :)

Thank MEChipSB
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We were not too interested in the food offerings but very much interested in the architectural of the restaurant. We enjoyed incredible service at the bar with reasonably priced specialty cocktails. Ask for the local vodka, mine was delicious in a mule variation.

Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

After waiting a 1/2 hour for our table the waitress punished us with her attitude after we asked when we might be seated. The highlights of my meal were the Anadama bread and the fried green beans. The space is beautiful, the food underwhelming.

Thank amyrofoho
Reviewed 27 October 2017

There were four of us and even the pickiest eater found a lovely dinner on your menu! It was prompt, thoughtful and courteous service. He even advised us that it was only a 4 minute walk to Merrell Auditorium.

Thank Lorianne713
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The fact that it's in a converted church already makes the experience unusual. Our dishes were excellent: Tender, moist and flavorful chicken breast and the Frogmoore stew (not shown on the TA online menu). The latter was a mix of fish, shellfish and vegies in...More

Thank moakleyman50
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Grace is a dining experience for sure as you enjoy your food in former church with gorgeous stained glass, even cutlery is designed with arches like the windows are shaped in.Grace is immaculate and inviting, the food was excellent and well presented and our server...More

Thank hmckay76
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Grace's is an old church filled with character. The drinks were good and the service was excellent. Very different menu, one of us had venison, another frogmore stew, and my daughter and I had monkfish. The monkfish was just warm when served so the waitress...More

Thank REDCAC
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jackattack2469
3 February 2017|
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Response from Angie D | Reviewed this property |
I recommend reservations for sure, especially on the weekend. If you can't get them, it's worth a visit to see the place and have drinks and apps at the bar. Beautiful!
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Callitlikeyouseeit
3 August 2016|
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Response from Samim55555 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how the owners feel... But I can tell you we conceal carry... And enjoyed a lovely dinner.
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Obie B
3 August 2016|
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Response from Deborah J | Reviewed this property |
Obie - Sorry for the delay in responding to your question. The owner of this restaurant wrote about her views on assault weapon owners and was vocal and unapologetic with stating these owners are not welcome at her... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chestnut St, Portland, ME 04101-4940
    (Congress)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-828-4422
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