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Food scene 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
Bakery
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“Great place for bagels. People literally drop from all over and buy them by the trash bag to throw in their freezer.”
92 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Sit-down sandwich shop & cafe in the Old Port known for its Belgian-style fries & delicious milkshakes. Very trendy & guaranteed to be busy in the summertime.”
57 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Modern cafe in a converted 1960s gas station serving house-roasted coffees, pastries & sandwiches.”
79 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“More traditional lobster and seafood, mostly outdoor seating and live music. Setting is on the dock can't beat it. ”
62 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
Supermarket
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“"Conventional" grocery store with large selection of natural and organic products. Good produce selection. Lobsters. Not the same as buying them on the waterfront but it's easy.”
27 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Late-night eatery & bar specializes in Thai street food, including meat & veggie skewers.”
70 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
Bakery
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“Family-owned bakery offering a diverse array of daily breads & sweets, plus breakfast pastries. 14 min walk”
64 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
Restaurant
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“Eclectic restaurant serving small plates & cocktails in a rustic, brick-walled setting. One of my top 5 favorites. If you stay with us, do ask for a little seating tip that almost guarantees a table.”
60 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
Rock Club
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“Locally sourced Chinese dishes & dim sum in a unique space topped by an upstairs music & event hall.”
57 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food. 20 minute drive from our location into the Old Port area of Portland”
50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Eclectic locally-sourced food, fun atmosphere, great for kids. Note: Silly's is a bit cozy so if you are travelling with a big stroller or lot of cargo they may not have room.”
50 locals recommend