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Food scene in Maine

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
Italian Restaurant
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“You can go upstairs without a reservation, which I recommend-because it is a little more flexible& casual but also feels moody in a good way and cozy and the service and food is fantastic.”
  • 41 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
Thai Restaurant
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“Late-night eatery & bar specializes in Thai street food, including meat & veggie skewers.”
  • 70 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!”
  • 71 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
Bar
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“Local scene with a Spanish tilt. Always new things on the menu. Tapas and good drinks.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“On a bluff overlooking the ocean with great seafood, picnic tables, sunshine and fresh ocean breezes. What an experience.”
  • 79 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
Brewery
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“You can find everything from Donuts to Steak - great brew pub with full bar.”
  • 34 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
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
Thai Restaurant
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“Excellent Thai food, must make reservations if dining in, or order for take-out.”
  • 38 locals recommend