The Market

A local landmark since the 1800s, our photogenic market on Custom House Wharf is the number one destination for locals and people-from-away alike in search of lobster in Maine, and the freshest seafood anywhere. And no, we don’t throw our fish. We love our fish. We wouldn’t do that. Still, bring your camera.

Maine's Source

Portland has many of the most well-regarded restaurants anywhere in the northeast, and the best of those come to us as their source for quality seafood. They love our specialty cuts, custom orders, rare species, sustainable practices, and market prices.

At Your Door

We ship almost any of our product to you, including live lobsters. Count on the actual real people (no robots, no cyborgs!) behind our fancy website to pack and ship your next special occasion with care.

We like it here.

We rely on a wide variety of neighbors and friends from around the globe to supply us with fantastic seafood. And speaking of the globe, we love the one we’re on, so we pay close attention to shifting sustainability practices. We’ll never sell something simply because it’s available, and we’ll never sell you something we wouldn’t take home ourselves.

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Latest News and Articles:

Grey Sole 101

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What is Uni: A Complete Guide to Sea Urchin

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Harbor Fish Market’s Holiday Gift Guide

Whether it be for a yankee swap, a hosting gift, or a present from Santa to place under the tree, Harbor Fish Market has plenty of options when it comes to gifts this holiday season. The gift of seafood is one that brings together a group of people to enjoy a...

Harbor Fish Market’s: Feast of the Seven Fishes

Although many of you may be aware that Harbor Fish Market is a small, family owned business in Portland, Maine, you may not be aware that we are an Italian family. We are proud of our heritage and the sharing of our love of food (specifically seafood, of course) is...

Thanksgiving Essentials

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and it became November? This year flew by for us! We are shocked that we already are coming up on Thanksgiving. Now with that being said, we are here to quickly remind ourselves and all of you that it is time to start placing...

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