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Fishermen's Grill

849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-4162
+1 207-699-5657
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (32 reviews)
“chowder” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-4162
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I originally showed up to the old location as the google listing was not updated. I am glad we did the extra research to find the new location because the food was definitely worth it! The only down fall was that I asked for Conneticut...More

1  Thank MissJToro
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Don't let the location of this place deter you. We thought Google maps had failed us (it's situated in Westbrook in a residential neighborhood in what looks to be an old pizza joint next to a barber shop, not anywhere near the ocean). Despite that...More

Thank chrissymck
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had dinner at their new location on Main Street in Westbrook ME opposite the park. Terrific, fresh sea food in a very casual setting. The chowder is home made and terrific. Take your pick, but the best deal is the fried sea food platter....More

1  Thank shuarjefe
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our 4th visit to this gem. 2013, 2014, 2015 and last week. It has impressed every time. The lobster roll is the best 'evah. I love the haddock dinnah. It is the best fish and chips I have ever had. No longer cash-only. It now...More

2  Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

As my title says, this was the best Lobster Roll I've personally had. A quaint little shack just outside downtown and the Old Port, this is a must stop for any visitors to Maine.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a little hole in the wall seafood place! You could tell the lobster was fresh and worth the wait! It was busy when we went in because there was one guy making the food and then a second one came in to run...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The most expensive of four places we enjoyed lobster rolls but very fresh and tasty and generally a good portion. Fried clams were exceptional with a very light batter that did not overpower the meat. Not much ambiance; crowded inside with 3-4 tables and outdoors...More

Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed 22 October 2016

OK, it is small and it's a wee bit hard to find (though plenty of parking behind the eatery), but if you crave freshly prepared local seafood and don't mind eating in a tiny little hole in the wall--by all means go for it. First,...More

Thank MontanaMike2013
Reviewed 28 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 25 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

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Bean L
2 August 2016|
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Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
When I was there there was a dog actually behind the counter! Not sure what policy is for patrons' pups - outdoor seating should be fine though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 849 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-4162
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-699-5657
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Closed Monday , Open Tuesday 12-3 Wed-thurs 12-6 Fri-sat 12-9 Sunday 12-6 Thanks ! Feel Free To Call I Will Close If I Run Out Of Food
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