J's Oyster Bar

Row 1

Details
5 Portland Pier (at Commercial St)
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 772-4828
Seafood
$ $
Hours
Mon–Sat: 11:30 AM–11:30 PM Sun: Noon–10:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Nothing fancy here, just straightforward Maine seafood served with sass on Portlands working waterfront. [Eater 18 Member]
  • Do they have some of the best seafood in town? Sure. But the bar is old school. Order a drink and mind your manners with the staff
  • Free Oysters from 4-6 ( I don't know what days of the week they do this but I was there on a Monday )
  • That is how much lobster meet was in my Lobster Stew CUP!
  • You really can't go wrong at this fun, cozy raw bar with a great local energy. It's probably just what you're looking for.
  • Try the Alaskan King Crab Legs with clams and corn!
  • When you find the CEO of a corporation sitting next to the Fisherman who brought in the catch of the day...you know it's good! imo best place to get the best seafood in Portland when you want it fresh
  • This place is a total fisherman's hangout, one of a kind, and you can't beat twelve oysters for twelve dollars
  • J's Hat Trick: A lobster roll, a bowl of lobster stew, and a spicy Bloody Mary.
  • Man. We have been coming for about 12 years. The lobster stew is delicious and the drinks are notoriously strong. They were famous for the bloody Marys in my circle of friends but they seemed to have
  • The lobster rolls are my favorite in town. Good chowder too.
  • Sit outside, watch the boats, eat oysters and other sea treats. The bakers dozen is incredibly generous. >13. PS you can charge a phone outside.
  • Lobster roll and oysters! Fresh off the boat!
  • Free oysters in February makes February the best month all year!
  • great bar and resteraunt but 3's a crowd travel alone or in pairs if you want a seat at the bar during busy hours. Mary and Sandy are friendly and attentive bartenders. The lobster stew is awesome an
  • Lobster stew is chunky and divine.
  • oysters & blood marys
  • Ate four dozen oysters with my buddies, could have four dozen more. Delicious
  • Favorite Portland restaurant. Great local feel. Get the "naked" lobster roll. Opens at noon.
  • Oysters and raw scallops OMFG...