1 Diamond Ave. Great Diamond Island

    : $$$$

    Take the Casco Bay Lines ferry from Portland, or your own vessel, to Great Diamond Island’s quiet cove, the stunning setting for the historic building that houses… Read more »


    35 Silver St. Portland, ME

    Sunday–Thursday: 4pm-11pm, Friday: 4pm-1am, Saturday: 12pm-1am

    With its focus on providing a welcoming and unhurried experience, this snug spot is tucked away on a quiet side street in the Old Port. With daily… Read more »


    46 Market St., Portland, Maine

    Portland’s only French bistro has settled into their charming space in the Old Port that feels très chic at all hours of the day. Come for coffee,… Read more »


    61 South Rd. Chebeague Island , ME

    There are few places more inviting on a summer evening than the wraparound porch and expansive lawn of the inn. Enjoy an excellent cocktail there while the… Read more »


    86 Commercial St. Portland, ME


    Boone’s has a long legacy on Portland’s waterfront, and now chef-owner Harding Lee Smith is running the show. His menu features an extensive selection of updated seafood… Read more »

    J's Oyster in Portland, ME


    5 Portland Pier Portland, ME

    Monday–Saturday: 11:30am–12:30am, Sunday: 12pm-12am

    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…. Read more »

    Portland Lobster Company, Portland, Maine


    180 Commercial St. Portland, ME


    Cross an urban lobster shack with a rocking live music scene, and you’ll get Portland Lobster Co. The waterfront patio, complete with an outdoor bar, draws locals… Read more »

    Duckfat restaurant in Portland, ME


    43 Middle St. Portland, ME

    Daily 11am to 10pm

    You can’t miss Duckfat. It’s the tiny restaurant with throngs of people lined up outside, waiting their turn for a cone of Belgian-style French fries cooked in… Read more »