Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room

4.4
703 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
PLEASE CALL IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO GET THE SEATING YOU ARE HOPING FOR AND WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOU!

FOR IGLOO RESERVATIONS CALL 207.774.5725

Boones Fish House and Oyster Room, located on historic Custom House Wharf in the Old Port, is a premiere destination for the freshest local sourced fish as well as oysters. With all the historic trappings of a classic New England seafood establishment, Boones also offers its own re-imagined flare to classic seafood plates such as Baked Stuffed Haddock or Fish and Chips. Our Baked Stuffed Lobster, as featured on the Travel Channel is the original recipe that was created by the founder, Alexander Boone, in 1898.

Enjoy our decks in warm weather, or cozy up to the fireplace in the winter months. The rustic atmosphere is sure to please at any time of the year.

As of June 1, 2018 Boone's is no longer affiliated with The Rooms Restaurant group. For this reason we can not accept gift cards or other promotions from The Rooms.

Support Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room during COVID-19

Experiences

  • 3 for $33

    $33.00 per person

    Dec 4, 2020 - Apr 30, 2021

    Our 3 Course feature menu is back! In addition to an appetizer and dessert, this menu consists of Chef Owen's favorite entree dishes for $33. Available Monday through Saturday 11:30-Close and Sunday 2:30-Close. Pro tip: come between 2pm and 5pm to also feast on our $1 Oysters. Available for dine-in only.

Offers

  • Happy Hour! $1 Oysters!

    Dec 9, 2020 - May 31, 2021

    Enjoy our Happy Hour everyday from 2pm-5pm! In addition to the star of the show, our $1 Oysters, we offer $5 items including Mussels, Calamari, Steamed Buns, and more! To wash it all down, we have $5 Shipyard draft, $5 Prosecco, and $5 glasses of wine. Cheers

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 703 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stopped in a Sunday morning en route home from a ski trip. Had an amazing Bloody Mary loaded with goodies - oyster for me, and lobster claw for my husband! We each got a lobster roll, which was delicious as well. Our bartender Ethan was so friendly and service was exceptional. $100 (before tip) seemed a bit high for 2 lobster rolls and 2 bloody Mary’s, but overall we were definitely happy we stopped in.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food5service1ambience4

they were so busy - we didn’t get served for over 1 hour. Arrived at 7:30 and didn’t get our first course until 9pm.

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vipGinaZ
New England
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Really nice people, super nice people. But the service was slow, food not memorable, appetizers arrived without napkins or utensils. Had to ask. Caesar salad wet, no flavor hardly any dressing lots of crazy breadcrumbs on top (?). I think this place would be great for happy hour and maybe some appetizers. They had a cool igloo like situation outside for the cold. Looked really fun. As I said super nice people, but we probably won’t be back

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vipSrabbit
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service3ambience1

It was freezing inside the restaurant because they were seating people outside and would leave the door open. It also seemed chaotic with everyone running around - it seemed under staff but Paul our server was awesome.

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PreetiS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the service, the food and the ambience! Such a lovely experience!

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LawrenceD
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Noise level was terrible. It was difficult to have a conversion because of the table next to us with 6 men talking at the same time. The food was excellent but the timing was too long between courses.

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vipSH207
New England
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came for Maine Restaurant Week because Boone's has long been a favorite of ours. We considered eating outside in one of their sheltered/heated options, but decided to eat inside in the main dining room. We felt very comfortable with their adherence to Covid-19 precautions - everyone in face coverings, good distance between tables and parties, etc.

The food was excellent. I enjoyed the MRW menu and had ceasar salad, blackened salmon, and the lava cake. My spouse had a popover and the filet mignon. Everything was cooked perfectly and we enjoyed our evening.

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vippepsilover
New England
31 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Located on a wharf in Portland, Boone's has great ambience for those who, like us, enjoy a casual atmosphere with fabulous food. Popovers are on the menu, what more can I say? The homemade blueberry jam that they serve with them is truly amazing and I wish they would sell it in big jars. Met the owner because we had a new server who was a bit slow and she came over to check on us. My drink was very late in arriving and the owner (wish I knew her name) came over and brought it to me with an apology and she paid for it. All of our food was fantastic and we can't wait to come back to ME to stop by! Highly recommend!!!

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BD22
New England
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Oysters were delightful.. breakfast was standard.. great selection of Mimosas and bloody Mary's.. and service was spectacular.. (thanks Ethan) great overall experience!

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Keeper
New England
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is excellent, service is friendly and not overbearing but prompt. Great value in an excellent location!

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BD22
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Services was phenomenal.. kind, funny, and prompt. Great mimosa and bloody Mary selection and oysters are delicious!

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bruceg
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

My 4th or 5th time at boone's, this time on an enclosed outside deck. Again the food was tasty and service attentive, quick, and friendly.

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vipRobyH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Really nice place, great service, a little heavy on the price but enjoyed the experience.

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JAMENG
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience1

I'm not too sure what to say here, I don't ever leave reviews for restaurants but me and my girlfriends experience was for sure a one a kind. We made reservations at Boones Fish House & Oyster Room for our 7 year anniversary at 3 pm SPECIFICALLY because we were excited to try their 5$ Proseccos & appetizers, and 1.25$ oysters. To start off our dinner experience, we had to wait over 10 minutes for a RESERVED table. We didn't really care to much about that to be honest though. We sat down & browsed through our menus & were ready to order after 5 minutes. Our server was very polite & took our first order of drinks, a dozen oysters, and an order of calamari. When she brought out our first set of drinks she took down the rest of our order. Our oysters came out but we never received our calamari until asking about them once our entrees had already been served. We then had to wait over 20 minutes for our second round of drinks that we had to ask for twice. Then to top it off our bill didn't include ANY of the happy hour specials. We had to mention it to our server then she corrected it PARTIALLY. She gave us 5$ proseccos, 5$ mussels, & never discounted the calamari like it is advertised on their happy hour menu. We felt like we had already asked twice for everything so we just paid our bill & went on our way. The one star is simply due to their food being good but we can't even understand how & why the service was the why it was. My girlfriend & I have both worked in the restaurant business & the service was not acceptable. Water wasn't refilled once, forgotten appetizer, reminded twice for drinks, & never fully compensated for the happy hour deals. Very sad experience for our anniversary :/

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been here a few times before and they never disappoint! Our server tonight Ethan was amazing and the seafood is always delicious and fresh! We make sure to dine there every time we’re in Portland! It’s a must try!

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VeronicaH
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We randomly chose Boones and couldn’t have been more delighted! Food was delicious - not a spec left on anyone’s plate and the waiter was so informative and accommodating!

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MikeB
New England
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend!! The food was incredible, service fantastic and super friendly. Will be a returning customer. Best tenderloin ever! Cheesecake was met in your mouth good. So glad I discovered Boone's.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

We had to wait at the bar area upstairs for quite a while. Meanwhile there was at least 6 clean tables wide open and we had a reservation. The food was pretty great, although the portions were small for what you pay. The biggest issue was the fact that there was an extremely loud and rowdy table next to us. Nothing was done by the wait staff. I could hear other tables complain as well. Made for a poor dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Valentines Day celebration

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had Valentine's dinner at Boones and it was wonderful. The food is absolutely delicious, we loved the clam chowder, and he had the stuffed lobster and i had stuffed haddock and both were great options! Highly recommend

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SusanP
New England
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was fantastic. Our waiter Ethan was friendly and let us take our time in ordering.

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vipKidfromMaine
New England
9 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

My wife’s fish was undercooked

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there for Valentine’s Day. Staff was super friendly and attentive. We got oysters...so delicious! The ambience was great, they have a nice seating area with fireplace..very quiet and comfortable. We got the scallops in bacon... so good! The baked stuff lobster was delicious but not worth the $48. Everything else was incredible! Drinks were good. Overall great experience and heading back now for happy hour and oysters!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food but small portions.

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vipLhdnyc
New England
24 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm, cozy ambiance. Terrific food. Efficient but unobtrusive service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great evening dining with my husband. Food was perfect. Waitress was very nice.

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diene
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We were initially seated near the bar which was very noisy, we requested and were moved away from the bar to a table by the fireplace. It was very nice but still a bit loud due to the acoustics of the room. Our server was excellent and handled a few special requests easily. We enjoyed our evening and will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Unfortunately we arrived for our 10:30am reservation on Saturday to find no one in sight. Turns out they opened at 11:30am. Not sure why the option to book a 10:30 reservation was there if they weren’t open.

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Becca537
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was hands down the best seafood I have ever had. If you are not a seafood fan there are only a few options for you to eat. Very little variety with their signature cocktails.

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vipRobertoA
Cancun
12 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience3

Muy buen lugar para sentirse local, la langosta de la casa “boones” muy buena y no te complica mucho. Buena carta de vinos.

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MelissaL
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, fresh food that can’t be beat. The staff was friendly and helpful, and it made the meal a great experience. We also appreciated that they were taking the new compliance rules seriously, and we felt safe and comfortable while dining.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our third time here and it was amazing. Food drinks staff all wonderful. Thank you so much. Visiting from Florida

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TravelingFoodie
New England
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good, enjoyed the atmosphere. Menu had choices even if you don’t want seafood.

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vipMaineMom
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to safely sit outside and enjoy happy hour!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prompt courteous greeting. Waitress was super cool and attentive. Food was on point. We all agreed that the Fish sandwich, burger and chicken sandwich were excellent. The fireplace and cozy interior added to an awesome experience. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved Boone’s! We celebrated my boyfriend’s birthday there. Staff were so friendly and accommodating! They gave us a really nice table for the occasion, and we had Ethan as our server. We both loved our meals! We got a popover to split which was yummy with the blueberry jam. I got the 3 course dinner with the half baked lobster which was outstanding. My boyfriend got salmon and said it was one of the best plates he got out. Thank you Boone’s and staff on making our night special!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service and good food!

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sas68
New England
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Loved the appetizers and dessert, dinner was good. Great vibe. Beautifully decorated, lighting, fireplace and cozy lounge area. The tables were well separated due to Covid. Would love to go back someday to enjoy the bar and cozy fireplace area.

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L84sky
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Years Eve dinner at one of our fav places to eat in Portland!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good happy food, a little expensive

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room using the Order Online button. Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (207) 774-5725.

Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room is rated 4.4 stars by 703 OpenTable diners.

Boone's Fish House & Oyster Room does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://boonesfishhouse.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.