Gilbert's Chowder House

Seafood, American
92 Commercial St
Portland, ME 04101
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm



  • Clam chowder is yummy
  • Excellent food and service
  • Fantastic sea food chowder.. Bring warm cloths.... Burrrr an some $$ enjoy
  • if you want a gallon of chowder, you have to order at least an hour before! tried to get some on our way back to new york but were foiled :(
  • Dogs are welcomed
  • Seafood Chowder is exceptional...
  • Get the chowdah! Mmmm.
  • Clam Chowder was excellent!
  • One of my family's go-to spots in the Old Port for the last 15+ years when we're hungry for casual, classic Maine comfort food...highly recommend the seafood chowder and steamed mussels
  • French fries, Haddock, Lobstah Roll, really anything seafood
  • Special steam mussels on pic. Very good and tasty, they come with melt butter and the broth been cooked.
  • Lobster Roll. Period. Oh and chowder too. Pint of Geary's to wash all down. Simple. Perfect.
  • Fresh lobsters, great waitstaff, delicious fries =) And very tasty ice cream next door!
  • Super chill, seat yourself. Great service. Get some clam chowder!
  • Lobster roll on the patio, can't be beat!
  • Get the chowder, it's worth it. Everything else is really just OK. Except the calamari, which is bizarrely actively bad. I don't know how you screw up calamari, but they found a way. Service slow.
  • Try the Fried Clam Plate - (via @Foodspotting)
  • Try the Clam Cake - (via @Foodspotting)
  • Try the Allagash White - (via @Foodspotting)
  • Great seafood and root beer.

Nearby places

86 Newbury St (Hancock St)
1000 Shore Rd (at Captain Strout Cir.)