Located on Portland’s working waterfront, J’s is as classic and no frills as it gets. Piles of raw oysters and steamed clams are served alongside generous drinks. This city mainstay is its own microcosm, resisting change amid a sea of dining trends, and that’s just how the regulars like it.
5 Portland Pier Portland, ME
Monday–Saturday: 11:30am–12:30am, Sunday: 12pm-12am
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