Portland hosts award-winning restaurants throughout the Old Port, Arts District and outlying neighborhoods. From amazing ethnic foods to classic New England offerings, Portland teems with talented chefs and restaurants that are guaranteed to satisfy every palate.
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Amigos Mexican Restaurant9 Dana St | 207-772-0772
Inspired Mexican fare, serving the Old Port for over 40 years. Happy Hour specials. Visit website.
Andy’s Old Port Pub94 Commercial St | 207-874-2639
An authentic waterfront experience. Serving extraordinary pizza, seafood and pub fare. Live acoustic entertainment nightly. Visit website.
Anthony’s Cafe142 Federal St. |
Anthony’s Italian Kitchen151 Middle St | 207-774-8668
Italian Food Shop featuring 100 year old family recipes pizza, dinners, and sandwiches. Visit website.
Arabica Coffee2 Free St. & 9 Commercial St. | 207-899-1833
Assortment of fine coffee, espresso and teas. Locally roasted coffee. Local toast and bagels every day. Visit website.
Armory Lounge20 Milk St | 207-774-4200
Serving lunch and dinner, with classic pub favorites like fish and chips, burgers, jumbo shrimp cocktails, and our famous lobster croissant. Visit website
Asmara51 Oak St | 207-253-5122
Experience the food of Eritrea. Beef, lamb, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Beer and wine available. Visit website.
B. Good15 Exchange St | 207-747-5355
Real food fast. Serving burgers, fries, salads and shakes made with locally sourced ingredients. Visit website.
Bao Bao Dumpling House133 Spring St | 207-772-8400
Asian inspired comfort food, designed to satisfy both the midnight foodie, or discerning dinner diner. Visit website
Bar of Chocolate38 Wharf St | 207-773-6667
Martini wine bar, specializing in desserts. Visit website
Bard Coffee185 Middle St | 207-899-4788
Carefully sourced, roasted and prepared. Warm smiles and delicious coffee. Visit website.
baristas + bites469 Fore St | 207-773-0800
Bakery/Cafe/Restaurant featuring from scratch breakfast, lunch, cupcakes, and pastries. GF/Vegan friendly! Visit website
Beal’s Ice Cream12 Moulton St | 207-828-1335
Locally made super premium ice cream. Serving the Old Port for over 20 years. Visit website.
Bibo’s Madd Apple Café207-774-9698 | 207-774-9698
Intimate café serving fresh local ingredients creatively. Serving lunch, brunch and dinner. Visit website.
Big Sky Bread28 Monument Sq | 207-228-2040
Whole wheat local bakery products. Breads, cinnamon rolls, cookies, sandwiches, soups and salads. Visit website.
Bill’s Pizza177 Commercial St | 207-774-6166
Bill’s Pizza uses only the best ingredients including our triple-rise dough that’s made fresh daily! Visit website.
Binga’s Stadium77 Free St | 207-699-4263
A fun, sports-themed restaurant. Serving house-smoked BBQ and famous wings. Visit website.
Black Tie Market & Bistro1 Union St | 207-756-6230
Fun fare in a cozy café with patio. Takeout, eat-in and catering available. Visit website.
Blue650A Congress St | 207-774-4111
Intimate live music venue with fine wines, craft beers and small plates. Visit website.
Blue Rooster5 Dana St | 207-747-4157
Sandwiches, hot dogs, tater tots. Lunch and late night eats ’til 2am. A local legend. Visit website.
Boda671 Congress St | 207-347-7557
Thai cuisine and grill bar. Dinner and late night menu. Full bar. Visit website.
Bonfire Country Bar37 Wharf St | 207-780-9559
Serving great food until 10pm daily. Home of the Bacon Happy Hour. Visit website.
Bubble Maineia Tea Shop15 Temple St | 207-773-9559
Authentic Taiwanese noodle and rice dishes, bubble tea, shakes, smoothie and more. Visit website.
Buck’s Naked BBQ50 Wharf St | 207-773-7210
Authentic BBQ, hand-cut steaks and a lot more. Free Wi-Fi. Visit website.
Bull Feeney’s375 Fore St | 207-773-7210
Irish out and restaurant dedicated to the immigrant families who built today’s Portland. Visit website.
Captain Sam’s Ice Cream136 Commercial St | 207-619-7211
Handcrafted premium ice cream made fresh on-site. Family-owned and local. Visit website.
Casco Variety94 Commercial St | 207-773-4299
Great selection of sandwiches, Maine microbrews, wines and other beverages. Best Turkey BLT around! Visit website.
Central Provisions414 Fore St | 207-805-1085
Seasonal small plates with local beer, craft cocktails and eclectic wine. Visit website.
Cheese Louise363 Fore St | 536-0257
Unique and delicious artisan grilled cheese sandwiches, local craft beer and fun cocktails! Family friendly and open late with a full bar! Visit website.
City Deli1 City Center | 207-772-9620
Serving sandwiches, soups and hot specials with plenty of seating. Visit website.
Coffee By Design620 Congress St | 207-772-5533
Voted by Zagat’s one of the 10 Coolest Independent Coffee Shops Across the US. Visit website.
Commercial Street Pub129 Commercial St | 207-828-9944
Fun neighborhood pub serving as a local watering hole for many regular customers and visitors alike. Visit website.
Congress Bar & Grille617 Congress St | 207-828-9944
Popular Downtown Bar & Grill serving creative American food and drinks in a casual, comfortable environment. Visit website.
Congress Squared157 High St | 207-775-5411
Contemporary New England cuisine with unique spins on old classics for lunch or dinner. Visit website.
Daily Greens28 Monument Sq | 207-747-4920
Portland’s only made to order salad bar with over 40 toppings. Weekly specials. Visit website.
David’s Restaurant22 Monument Sq | 207-773-4340
Exciting flavors, elegant entrees and superb staff. Lunch, dinner and patio dining on Monument Square. Visit website.
DiMillo’s On the Water25 Long Wharf | 207-772-2216
Longtime popular dining spot. Serving fresh local seafood with panoramic harbor views. Family owned and operated. Visit website.
Dobrá Tea89 Exchange St | 207-210-6566
Tea house serving 100+ varieties of tea, desserts and light fare. Some gluten free/vegan. Visit website.
Dock Fore336 Fore St | 207-772-8619
Located in Portland’s heart, one of the Old Port’s oldest establishments. Neighborhood prices. Visit website.
Downtown Lounge606 Congress St | 207-773-1363
Lounge serving great food and drinks.
Dry Dock Restaurant & Tavern84 Commercial St | 207-774-3550
Fresh seafood. Outside dining and raw bar.
Dunkin’ Donuts1 City Center, First Fl | 207-774-7004
Serving coffee, bagels, doughnuts and other baked goods. Visit website.
Dutch’s28 Preble St | 207-761-2900
Dutch’s is a completely from scratch restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and freshly baked pastries. Visit website.
East End Cupcakes426 Fore St | 207-228-3304
Gourmet cupcake café specializing in unique flavors and your childhood favorites! Visit website.
Elevation Burger205 Commercial St | 207-775-6800
100% organic, grass-fed, free-range beef burgers and fresh fries cooked in heart-healthy Bernoulli Olive Oil. Visit website.
Emilitsa547 Congress St | 207-747-5063
Traditional Rustic Greek Cuisine, located in Portland’s downtown arts district. Visit website.
Empire Chinese Kitchen575 Congress St | 207-747-5063
Chinese soul food and Dim Sum made fresh daily. Local & organic ingredients, full bar, entertainment. Visit website.
Eve’s at the Garden468 Fore St | 207-775-9090
American cuisine attentively served in a casual but elegant setting. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Patio seating. Visit website.
Evo Kitchen + Bar443 Fore St | 207-358-7830
Celebrate flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean. Featuring mezzas to create a unique dining experience.
Federal Spice225 Federal St | 207-774-6404
Good & groovy wraps. Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.
Fit To Eat65 Market St | 207-761-4441
Fresh baked bread, sandwiches, salads and soups. Visit website.
Five Fifty-Five555 Congress St | 207-761-0555
High-end award-winning restaurant/lounge specializing in local, organic ingredients and elaborate wine list. Visit website.
Five Guys Burgers & Fries425 Fore St | 207-541-9275
Flavorful burgers and hand-cut fries. Visit website.
Flask Lounge117 Spring St | 207-772-3122
Offering daily specials, live and local entertainment with DJs and bands of all genres. Visit website.
Flatbread Company72 Commercial St | 207-772-8777
All natural pizza prepared from a wood-fired clay oven. Deck seating available. Visit website.
Foley’s Cakes1 Monument Way | 207-773-2253
European-style bakery with freshly made bakery items on the premises. Visit website.
Fore Play Sports Pub288 Fore St | 207-775-2717
Satellite sports, full menu, Wi-Fi, Happy Hour specials. Open 7 days. Visit website.
Fore Street Restaurant288 Fore St | 207-775-2717
Offering peasant-style American food cooking in the heat of live fire-wood ovens. Visit website.
Fuji Restaurant29 Exchange St | 207-773-2900
Sushi and Japanese Hibachi Steak House. Visit website.
Gelato Fiasco425 Fore St | 207-699-4314
Discover 30 flavors of gelato and sorbet daily in the heart of the Old Port. Visit website.
Gilbert’s Chowder House92 Commercial St | 207-253-6817
Fresh Maine Seafood, Award-Winning Chowders, Large Outside Patio. Visit website.
Golden Lotus511 Congress St | 207-747-5322
Chinese cuisine & Dim Sum from a Canton kitchen. Open for lunch and dinner. Visit website.
Gorgeous Gelato434 Fore St | 207-699-4309
The Only Authentic Italian Gelato Shop in Portland. Visit website.
Grace15 Chestnut St | 207-828-4422
Full service restaurant and bar in a completed restored historic church. Visit website.
Granny’s Burritos28 Monument Sq | 207-749-0951
Non-traditional Mexican! Burritos, quesadillas, nachos. Visit website.
Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro608 Congress St | 207-347-3111
Classy yet casual, kid & carnivore friendly, creative cuisine without meat! Visit website.
Gritty McDuff’s Brew Pub396 Fore St | 207-772-2739
Maine’s original Brew Pub serving real ales & great pub fare in an authentic atmosphere. Visit website.
Hi Bombay1 Pleasant St | 207-772-8767
Northern Indian cuisine. Serving chicken, lamb, vegetable & seafood (Halal meat available). Visit website.
Higher Grounds45 Wharf St | 207-536-7550
Serving Maine’s finest coffee, light foods, and herbal remedies since 2017. Visit website.
Kamasouptra28 Monument Sq | 207-939-0928
Portland’s only specialty soup shop. Creative, gourmet soups made with the finest local ingredients. Visit website.
Katahdin Restaurant27 Forest Ave | 207-774-1740
Serving city’s finest by celebrated chef & owner. Organic ingredients from local farms & foragers. Visit website.
Kushiya Benkay653 Congress St | 207-619-7505
Japanese restaurant serving yakitori grill, sushi and more. Late night menu. Rock’n Roll Night. Visit website.
LFK188A State St | 207-899-3277
Eclectic beers & cocktails, high-end pub fare and brunch. Late night kitchen. Visit website.
Liquid Riot Bottling Co.250 Commercial St | 207-221-8889
Maine’s only brewery/distillery/tasting room. Full bar & food menu. Waterfront. Visit website.
Little Lad’s Bakery482 1/2 Congress St | 207-871-1636
Solving the national health care crisis one customer at a time. Money back guarantee. Visit website.
Little Tap House106 High St | 207-518-9273
Good food and good beer. What else is there? Visit website.
Local Sprouts Cooperative649 Congress St | 207-899-3529
Local Sprouts Café provides local and organic food, catering and learning programs. Visit website.
Love Kupcakes28 Monument Sq | 207-749-1671
Love Kupcakes creates all natural, artisanal cupcakes. Also available in vegan or gluten free. Visit website.
Maine Squeeze Juice Café28 Monument Sq | 207-772-0040
Smoothie & Juice Bar offering fresh fruit & veggie blends. Come grab a smoothie! Visit website.
Mainely Wraps339 Fore St | 207-761-0240
Handcrafted sandwiches & hearty soups made fresh daily. Also serving $5.00 special daily. Visit website.
MAPS Bar64A Market St |
Old Port European style basement bar serving beer, wine, homemade cake, coffee, tea & vinyl. Visit website.
Marcy’s Diner47 Oak St | 207-774-9713
Breakfast & lunch 7 days a week. Cash only! Homemade daily specials. Great Service! Visit website.
Market House Coffee28 Monument Sq | 207-228-2025
Coffee shop on the second floor of Public Market House serving Rock City Coffee Roasters coffee! Visit website.
Market Street Eats36 Market St | 207-773-3135
Fresh fast foods. Specialty wraps & sandwiches. Visit website.
Mi Sen630 Congress St | 207-747-4838
Noodle Bar/Thai Restaurant offering noodle soups and appetizers in small portions. Beers & Wines. Visit website.
Miyake468 Fore St | 207-871-9170
Unique Japanese fine dining. Sushi, “omakase” tasting and more. Open six days, lunch and dinner. Visit website.
MJ’s Wine Bar1 City Center | 207-772-1400
Extensive wine & beer selections. Welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Patio & free parking. Visit website.
Mount Desert Island Ice Cream51 Exchange St | 207-210-3432
Named “Top 25 Ice Cream Shop in the US” by Food and Wine Magazine. Visit website.
Nosh Kitchen Bar551 Congress St | 207-553-2227
Traditional culinary techniques of a NY style deli. Offers local, fresh, all-natural, sustainable products. Visit website.
Novare Res Bier Café4 Canal Plaza | 207-761-2437
Bier Café. Great selection, huge outdoor deck. Visit website.
Old Port Candy Co.422 Fore St | 207-772-0600
Award-winning fudge, Maine goodies (Blueberries & Lobster), nostalgia candy & chocolate-covered everything. Visit website.
Old Port Sandwich Shop89 Market St | 207-773-9078
Full menu of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads and fried food. Visit website.
Old Port Sea Grill93 Commercial St | 207-879-6100
Only the freshest local seafood, simply prepared on our custom wood-grill. Visit website.
Old Port Slice Bar420 Fore St | 207-899-3364
Hand tossed NY style pizza, subs, and more! Full bar & nightly specials. Open till 2am. Visit website.
Old Port Tavern Billiards368 Fore St | 207-774-0444
Full lunch & dinner menu. Intimate upscale pool room with TVs for your favorite sporting events. Visit website.
Old Port Tavern Restaurant11 Moulton St | 207-774-0444
Full lunch & dinner menu, serving 11am-9:30pm. Karaoke Sun-Thu. DJ, Dance music Fri & Sat. Visit website.
Olive Café127 Commercial St | 207-772-6200
Casual Mediterranean American cuisine. Lunch, dinner, wine bar. Visit website.
Others! Fair Trade Coffee House15 Monument Sq | 207-874-7411
Together…we’re changing the world through coffee…one cup at a time! Visit website.
Otto576 Congress St | 207-773-7099
“Best pizza in New England” – Yankee Magazine. Try our signature mashed potato, bacon & scallion pie. Visit website.
Paciarino468 Fore St | 207-774-3500
Traditional Italian eatery specializing in fresh homemade pasta & sauces. Visit website.
Pai Men Miyake188B State St | 207-541-9204
Japanese inspired cuisine. Kitchen open 11:30 till midnight, 7 days. Lunch, dinner, bar, patio. Visit website.
Pat’s Pizza Old Port30 Market St | 207-699-4455
Local neighborhood bar and casual family dining restaurant. Much more than pizza! Banquet space available. Visit website.
Pearl Tap House446 Fore St | 207-523-9600
Home of the 99¢ draft! 10 HD TVs, free popcorn, and great drink specials daily. Visit website.
Piccolo111 Middle St | 207-747-5307
Classic-Modern Southern Italian Cuisine, distinctive wine list, intimate atmosphere, creative desserts. Visit website.
Pom’s Thai Taste Restaurant & Noodle House571 Congress St | 207-772-7999
Authentic Thai food. Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Kid’s menu. Visit website.
Port of Call Restaurant88 Spring St | 207-775-2311
American cuisine & fresh seafood. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Open 7 days. Visit website.
Portland Hunt + Alpine Club75 Market St | 207-747-4754
Craft cocktails and Scandinavian inspired food. Open 1pm-1am, 7 days a week. Visit website.
Portland Lobster Co.180 Commercial St | 207-775-2112
Maine’s best lobster roll, lobster dinners, fried clams, beer & wine on our large deck! Dogs welcome. Visit website.
Public Market House28 Monument Sq | 207-228-2056
Nine locally-owned businesses offering beer, wine, coffee, cheese, bread, sandwiches, soup, pizza & much more! Visit website.
Rí Rá72 Commercial St | 207-761-4446
Authentic Irish Pub with an exceptional menu and view of Casco Bay. Visit website.
Rick’s Lobby Café400 Congress St | 207-671-5776
Coffee, bagels, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, hot & cold sandwiches, soup, chili & snacks. M-F 6:30am-2pm.
Rivalries10 Cotton St | 207-774-6044
An upscale sports pub & grill with 30 TVs, serving lunch & dinner daily. Visit website.
Rosie’s Restaurant & Pub330 Fore St | 207-772-5656
The Cheers of Portland! Best burgers, seafood and pub fare. Great drink specials daily. Visit website.
Salads Etc.1 City Center | 207-590-6279
Salad bar with fresh & innovative ingredients.
Sapporo230 Commercial St | 207-772-1233
Japanese cuisine & sushi bar. Dining room, takeout & catering. Open 7 days. Visit website.
Shay’s Grill Pub18 Monument Sq | 207-772-2626
Relaxed upscale pub. Burgers, entrees, appetizers & great beer on tap! Patio. Visit website.
Silver House Tavern123 Commercial St | 207-879-8795
Local tavern open from 6am-1am. Karaoke nights Fri-Sat. Free Wi-Fi. Visit website.
Slab: Sicilian Street Food25 Preble St | 207-245-3088
Sicilian street food, full bar, 20 draft lines, large patio, live music. Visit website.
Soakology Teahouse511 Congress St | 207-879-7625
Our teahouse offers a wide variety of teas, artisanal treats, teaware, bath and body products! Visit website.
Spartan Grill Coffee & Gyros24 Monument Sq | 207-699-5577
Portland’s best coffee, Greek gyros, lamb, chicken & falafels in the middle of Monument Square. Visit website.
Speckled Ax567 Congress St | 207-660-3333
Wood roasted espresso, siphon and pour over coffee, infused milks, loose leaf tea, overall deliciousness. Visit website.
Standard Baking Company75 Commercial St | 207-773-2112
Retail bread, pastry & baking. Mostly French style, open production, everything baked from scratch. Visit website.
Starbucks Coffee145 Commercial St | 207-780-0100
Serving coffee, tea, espresso drinks & pastries in a comfortable setting. Visit website.
Street & Company33 Wharf St | 207-775-0887
Mediterranean bistro style seafood restaurant serving dinner nightly. Bar & Lounge 5pm, Dining Room 5:30pm. Visit website.
Subway498 Congress St | 207-774-4800
Subs, salads, chips, cookies & drinks. Party subs available. Visit website.
Sur Lie11 & 13 Free St | 207-956-7350
Casual contemporary American tapas style restaurant, focusing on fine food, fine wine and craft cocktails. Visit website.
Sweetgrass Old Port324 Fore St | 207-761-8446
Taste award-winning wines & spirits made in Maine. Take your favorites home with you. Visit website.
Taco Escobarr548 Congress St | 207-541-9097
A local, laid-back, friendly taqueria specializing in authentic Mexican food, quality drinks and fun. Visit website.
The Bar of Chocolate Café38 Wharf St | 207-773-6667
Martini wine bar, specializing in desserts. Visit website.
The Corner Room110 Exchange St | 207-879-4747
Italian inspired, casual, affordable restaurant featuring homemade pastas, pizzas & a large all-Italian wine list. Visit website.
The Crooked Mile8 Milk St | 207-774-2333
Old Port café featuring great coffee, espresso, soups, sandwiches, salads, Wi-Fi, outdoor seating. Visit website.
The Dogfish Bar & Grille128 Free St | 207-772-5483
Great food, drink, music & service in a casual & unpretentious atmosphere. Visit website.
The Grill Room84 Exchange St | 207-774-2333
Serving wood-grilled, local, naturally-raised meats & fish. Wood-fired pizzas. Full bar. Outside patio. Visit website.
The Holy Donut7 Exchange St | 207-775-7776
We specialize in Maine potato donuts, top quality ingredients, creative flavors, made from scratch daily! Visit website.
The North Point35 Silver St | 207-899-3778
Upscale yet relaxed bar & restaurant with old-fashioned cocktails, wines, beers on tap, delicious appetizers. Visit website.
The Thirsty Pig37 Exchange St | 207-773-2469
Homemade saussages. Craft beers. Local & lovely. Visit website.
Three Dollar Dewey’s241 Commercial St | 207-772-3310
Portland’s Original Alehouse. 36 Draft Beers & 42 Bottles. Reasonably Priced Pub Fare. Free Popcorn! Visit website.
Tic-Tac O1 City Center | 207-773-8226
Mexican food served fast, fresh, healthy & homemade style. Mon-Sat, 11am-3pm. Plentiful seating. Catering.
Timber Steakhouse106 Exchange St | 207-805-1469
Portland’s premier steakhouse, serving only 100% certified Angus beef, plus delicious seafood & desserts. Visit website.
Top of the East157 High St | 207-775-5411
Breathtaking views from Portland’s only rooftop bar. Signature cocktails, fine wines, small plates & paninis. Visit website.
Twenty Milk Street20 Milk St | 207-774-4200
Fine dining at the historic Armory hotel in the heart of the Old Port. Visit website.
Union Restaurant390 Congress St | 207-808-8800
Hotel restaurant and bar by James Beard Award-winning chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier. Visit website.
Vena’s Fizz House345 Fore St | 207-747-4901
Maine’s only mixology/cocktail store and natural made to order soda bar. Visit website.
Vignola / Cinque Terre10 Dana St | 207-772-1330
Italian-inspired wine bar offering gourmet beer & delicious creative dishes. Visit website.
Vinland593 Congress St | 207-653-8617
World’s first restaurant serving 100% local food. Forging a Maine cuisine. Visit website.
Whip’s Right Time Café477 Congress St | 207-761-8463
Full breakfast, lunch & catering. M-F, 7am-2pm. Visit website.
Wild Burrito581 Congress St | 207-761-1600
Fresh burritos and burgers.
Works Bakery Cafe15 Temple St | 207-979-2425
NY style bagels boiled & baked the old-fashioned way. Sandwiches, salads & baked goods. Visit website.
Yosaku1 Danforth St | 207-780-0880
Sushi. Outdoor dining overlooking Japanese garden. Grilled lobster, seafood & steak entrees.