Local 188

685 Congress St. Portland, ME



Open daily, Dinner 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Drink until 1 a.m.; Happy Hour: Monday - Thursday 4 - 6 p.m.; Brunch: Saturday + Sunday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.




There’s a casual, appealing bohemian vibe that has made Local 188 a perennially popular gathering spot for drinks, dinner, and brunch. The menu’s roots are in Latin cuisine, but you’ll find influences from all over the Mediterranean. Choose from an ever-changing list of excellent tapas, and don’t miss the paella with house-made chorizo. The progressive wine and cocktail selection complement the menu beautifully.


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