100 Commercial St., Portland, Maine 04101

Chef Paolo Laboa of Solo Italiano cooks true Genovese food, fresh from the farm and the sea, prepared from the heart by the winner of both the… Read more »


75 Commercial St, Portland, Maine

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Yet another pioneer in regards to how Portlanders get by in the morning, Standard took the city by storm in the 90s by showing us just how… Read more »


2 Free Street, Portland, Maine

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Arabica was responsible for first raising awareness of great coffee in Portland back in the 90s, offering small estate selections like Jamaican Blue Mountain that were previously unheard… Read more »


185 Middle St, Portland, Maine

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Bard is one of Portland’s coffee houses that’s putting the spotlight on small producers, while employing state-of-the-art roasting techniques to ensure both consistency and efficiency. The result… Read more »


434 Fore St, Portland, Maine

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If you’re passing by and need a pick-me-up, you could simply order an espresso. But since this shop serves what is quite possibly the best gelato in… Read more »


1 Diamond St, Portland, Maine

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As roasters, Coffee By Design creates custom blends available exclusively on premise. The company was also pivotal in installing great coffee programs in restaurants throughout the city…. Read more »


722 Congress St, Portland, Maine

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The archetypal neighborhood coffee shop with a few unexpected twists, such as Vietnamese coffee and the occasional Thai food offering on special, Yordprom has built a very… Read more »


90 Congress St, Portland, Maine

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Long a Munjoy Hill staple, the Hilltop recently moved directly across the street into fancy new digs formerly occupied by Bar Lola. A full range of coffees… Read more »


122 Anderson St, Portland, Maine

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After tenures with some of the most prestigious roasters in the country, including Blue Bottle, Will and Kathleen Pratt have built a devoted following in Portland with… Read more »