The Porthole

American, Seafood
$ $
20 Custom House Wharf (Commercial Street)
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 773-4653
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm
7:00am - 10:00pm


  • Great lobster roll on a brioche bun. Tons of lobster.
  • If you are a in In a rush person. Leave or skip it. This is the place to kick back and relax. Just have a drink and relax.
  • Dogs are welcome on the patio.
  • Lobster and oysters
  • I had the fried shrimp it was very tasty and the wait to be seated thing is outside of the restaurant.
  • Lobster roll is very good. Clam chowder salty & gritty.
  • Lobster roll. Clam chowder a tad salty & gritty. Deck seats not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Clam chowdah all day
  • Very good lobster dinner. Nice Octoberfest draft. 45 min. wait for table. Quick service at the bar. Good prices.
  • I love the drinks here good view its fun and the bands r great
  • Awesome good and atmosphere, sit on the deck !!
  • Cheap beers
  • The lobster roll was bland, the calamari,$15.00, was over fried , and mixed with fries. Flies buzzing all over the place.
  • Deserves higher ratings. Friendly service and delicious breakfast. The bloody mary wasn't bad either
  • Great, lively atmosphere on the water
  • Amazing lobster! Definitely recommend stopping by for a bite. Delicious food
  • Twin lobsters were amazing with $3.50 blue moon how can you go wrong. Live band on Saturday was real fun.
  • Was having a good time until their server Joshua said to us "you need to move along because we have a wait" after only being seated for 30 minutes and already ordering two rounds of drinks. Rude jerk.
  • Lobsterman's Breakfast is the way to go.
  • The fish tacos are awesome! Blue corn tortillas FTW.

Nearby places

180 Commercial St
396 Fore St (at Exchange St)