396 Fore St, Portland, Maine

Since the 1990s, Gritty’s has become the epicenter of Old Port nightlife, and a perfect place to run into friends from said decade to drink and be… Read more »


93 Commercial St, Portland Maine

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A perfect oasis from the hustle and bustle of Commercial Street, the Old Port Sea Grill’s full lunch menu is available until 5 p.m. and the fried… Read more »


90 Congress St, Portland, Maine

I’m pleased to see that Portland is really upping the ante in regards to options for great cocktails throughout the day, and Lolita—which also boasts one of… Read more »


414 Fore St, Portland, Maine

The mid-afternoon haul here is definitely geared towards the bar, with a full selection of very well-made cocktails appropriate to this time of day, such as the… Read more »


188 State St, Portland

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The beauty of Pai Men Miyake in the afternoon is that not only do they have a consistently superlative selection of beers on draught, but it’s also generally the… Read more »


73 Congress St., Portland, Maine

Picture stacks of glistening pancakes accompanied by steaming cups of joe. Then head to the Front Room on Munjoy Hill to see your dream come to fruition…. Read more »


61 Pleasant St., Portland, maine

It’s fitting that you’ll find Artemisia Cafe on Pleasant Street, because everything from the food to the ample parking is enjoyable. Locals fill the booths at this… Read more »


84 Exchange St., Portland, Maine

Basically the antithesis of the fast-food style burger, which it’s worth noting that I enjoy equally as much, the Grill Room piles an enormous patty onto fresh-baked… Read more »


617 Congress St.

One of the more satisfying options in Portland, this restaurant simply takes a normal-sized patty of decent-quality meat, puts a nice char on the outside, and covers… Read more »