28 Preble St. Portland, ME

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The day starts early for Lucy and Ian Dutch, who arrive at 5 a.m. to make multiple types of bread and many pastries for their eager fans…. Read more »


59 Washington Ave. Portland, ME

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This wine bar is the extension of the natural wine shop, Maine and Loire, tucked in the back. It’s a sweet and quiet spot offering a carefully… Read more »


110 Exchange St. Portland, ME

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Chef Harding Lee Smith’s passion for authentic Italian cuisine is on display here, with hand-pulled mozzarella, beautiful house-made pasta dishes, and crisp-crusted pizza. Arancini or a generous… Read more »


157 High St. Portland, ME

Daily: 6:30am–10pm

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Clean lines and neutral hues set a relaxing tone in the beautiful space just off the lobby of the Westin Harborview Hotel. The sleek centerpiece bar is… Read more »


1 Diamond Ave. Great Diamond Island

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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 »


15 Exchange St. Portland, ME

Monday–Saturday: 11am-9pm, Sunday: 11am–8pm

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Real food, fast, is their mission, and b.good makes good on it every day. Ingredients sourced from local farms are used in veggie and grain bowls, seasonal… Read more »


57 Washington Ave. Portland, ME

Daily: 5pm-10pm

: $$$$

A neon sign in the window proclaims a prime reason to visit this otherwise unmarked Vietnamese noodle restaurant: “Pho.” Painted in Crayola shades of pink and blue… Read more »


363 Fore St. Portland, ME

Monday–Thursday: 11:30am–9pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:30am–10pm

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CheeVitDee is a welcome addition to the Old Port, offering Thai food that’s fresh, light, and incredibly flavorful. This newcomer has already won fans with dishes like… Read more »


11 Brown St. Portland, ME

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Super creative burgers with a multitude of toppings, made from Maine Family Farms Meat grass-fed beef, are the stars here at BRGR Bar, but other options include… Read more »