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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Rock Club
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“Empire is a foodies answer to great Chinese food. The atmosphere is fun and busy. It's not on Portland's most beautiful street but the dumplings are creative and so so good, worth sacrificing a waterfront view.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“"Grounded in the belief that vital communities are activated by experimentation, conversation, and camaraderie, SPACE engages a wide audience with provocative arts programming and category-defying events. As a nexus for curious minds, we collaborate with original thinkers and invite the public to participate in the ongoing pursuit of adventurous ideas. From our versatile home at 534-538 Congress Street, we: ● Curate visual art exhibitions ● Showcase music ● Present film screenings ● Facilitate lectures and discussions ● Foster a platform for contemporary experimental performance ● Rent below-market studios to artists with active practices ● Oversee a statewide granting program for artist-led initiatives and projects ● Invite national artists to stay in Portland through our residency program ● Encourage conversations about issues of social justice ● Engage the public in community events and open forums ● Collaborate with other nonprofits, artist-run projects, and performing arts organizations"”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is great pizza and it’s 100 feet from our door. Good beer selection too and a terrific staff”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sometimes you need a big ol' burger and some bacon dusted fries. Afterward, you can walk it off up and down Congress Street.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Café
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“Best coffee in Maine. Single-cup brewing is the focus at this choice espresso shop, which uses wood-roasted organic beans. 5 min walk”
  • 19 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Huge antique/vintage shop full of furniture, clothing, home decor... you can spend hours here!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Hands down the best hard tacos you will ever eat. Seating is somewhat limited and it definitely has more of a bar feel to it so it might not be the best for large families. One of our must eat places if you find yourself in Portland.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Street Address
“Alright, they can be bit pricey but you can never go wrong with 555. Important guest? VIPs? Bring them to 555 :)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“ Performing Arts Theater Non-profit professional theater putting on a variety of productions from fall through spring. 25 Forest Ave”
  • 8 locals recommend
Department Store
“A Maine Adventure! Anything you might have forgotten to bring, Reny's has it. Sunscreen, bathing suits, beach towels, hats, gloves & mittens, THERMAL UNDERWEAR! Many name-brand close out lots. Large selection of tacky trinkets but also a very good selection of Maine specialty foods to take back home with you.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“A family operated business in an upscale and sophisticated yet romantic atmosphere where the chef prepares his mother's own authentic Greek recipes. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Cozy nook with a few counter stools & booths is a local mainstay for its homey American breakfasts.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale dining room, but the bar/lounge offers same great food without the need for reservations. $1.55 Oysters on Thursday Night.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Just a short drive or Uber Ride to our downtown Portland area. It has an array of shops, restaurants on paved and cobblestone streets. This is a must see to appreciate all that our area has to offer. This is the beauty of Maine.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Spa
“Soakology offers a variety of foot bathes and a wonderful selection of tea.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fresh, local Maine produce and meats. A little pricier, but getting great reviews.”
  • 7 locals recommend