5 Best Portland Maine Restaurants 


It should come as no surprise that Portland is the perfect place to get the freshest, most delicious seafood. Scales is a combination cocktail lounge and oyster bar located right on the harbor. You can enjoy your meal within actual sight of where it came from.  


ViA VECCHiA is a small but sophisticated Italian eatery serving authentic cuisine in a historical building in Portland. You’ll find gourmet appetizers, small plates, and entrees, as well as craft beer, wine, and cocktails. This is the perfect spot for a romantic date or an elegant event. 

The Highroller  Lobster Co.

The Highroller Lobster Co. started out as a food cart on the streets of Portland Maine in 2015. These days, it’s a full restaurant serving some of the most delicious seafood on the Maine coast — and that’s really saying something. The menu features unique specials, like lobster grilled cheese, lobster corn dogs, and whoopie pies. 

Hot Suppa

This cozy neighborhood eatery serves gourmet spins on classic comfort foods, such as burgers, hearty sandwiches, breakfast items, soups, and chowders. Make sure to order a mimosa or other breakfast cocktail while you’re here! 

Blue Spoon

Blue Spoon is both chef-owned and family-owned, making it truly stand out on the Portland Maine restaurants scene. The menu is locally-sourced but refined, featuring charcuterie, smoked fish, beef tartare, and gourmet burgers. It’s the perfect spot for romantic dates or enthusiastic foodies who love the finer things in life. 

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