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Drinks & nightlife in Portland

Seafood Restaurant
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“You've probably already heard of Eventide because it's the most highly rated place in Portland, in this case believe the hype. There will most likely be a long wait, so prepare for that before you go, it's worth it. If you're visiting in the off season and visit at unusual hours you may get lucky enough to be seated immediately (it's happened to us a couple of times). You must try the brown butter lobster roll, you won't regret it. They also have a killer late night happy hour if you need a bite after drinking in the Old Port.”
109 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of our favorite brunch spots in town! Be prepared for a wait, but it's worth it. Friendly staff, delicious cocktails, and amazing, southern classics. Our favorite item is the Fried Green Tomato Eggs Benedict - with a Bloody Mary of course!”
66 locals recommend
Bar
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“An excellent combination of fine local dining with a larger than average layout and a more relaxed vibe. We often take groups here. It's a bit easier to get in, but it's probably worth calling ahead if you're inclined.”
67 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Go here if you're looking for ramen. They have a small menu, but it's all delicious! Also, of course, a large selection of local beers. This place is a great option for an affordable and filling dinner!”
70 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Old school vibes where locals and hipster transplants coexist. I stand by the cocktails and food”
48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is our date night restaurant. Its quiet and cozy and the food is just what you want on date night. ”
36 locals recommend
Bar
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“My neighborhood bar. It's cozy and funky (gets a little loud and wild on Friday and Saturday nights, otherwise it's pretty tame and good for conversing over a drink or playing cribbage). ”
41 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Amazing seafood in the heart of the Old Port. Reservations recommended. 35 minute drive from the cottage.”
52 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale-casual neighborhood gathering spot serves inspired American fare & wine in snug quarters. They do take online reservations for dinner and recently added brunch service.”
37 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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“A great place to try tons of different beers from near and far with a fun outdoor deck with corn hole. ”
53 locals recommend
Bar
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“A thoughtfully assembled eclectic atmosphere and creative, high quality cocktails. The Jewel Box is a great place to start or end the night.”
40 locals recommend
Bar
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“Extremely large selection of beers, especially local ones. Great food as well.”
36 locals recommend
Café
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“Guy Fieri and DDD put this diner on the must visit at least once bucket list stop.”
38 locals recommend
Bar
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“A floating restaurant on the waterfront in Portland featuring fresh seafood and Italian cuisine. Free parking.”
37 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Hunt and Alpine Club is my favorite cocktail bar in Portland. It features scandinavian small plates & clever cocktails in a minimalist space with a bar & communal tables. Everything there is expertly prepared and worth trying. Tip: The green chile/parmesan popcorn from the late night menu is delicious.”
37 locals recommend