Dine & Stay Guide

Hotel Guide

Residence Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront

145 Fore Street
Phone: 207.761.1660
Web: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pwmdt-residence-inn-portland-downtown-waterfront/
This stylish extended-stay hotel is a mile from the Portland Museum of Art and 4.8 miles from Portland International Jetport.

Hyatt Place Portland-Old Port

433 Fore Street
Phone: 207.775.1000
Web:  portlandoldport.place.hyatt.com
This modern hotel is set a 5-minute walk from the vibrant and cultural Old Port district and 1.6 miles from the Eastern Promenade.

Black Elephant Hostel

33 Hampshire Street
Phone: 207.712.7062
Email: info@blackelephanthostel.com
Web:  www.blackelephanthostel.com
A boutique hostel with funky decor located one block from Portland’s Old Port – offering budget friendly, private and communal accommodations for all ages. 


Dining Guide

American & Burgers

UNION Restaurant

390 Congress Street
Phone:  207.808.8700
Web:  www.unionportland.com
Seasonal New American fare, house cocktails & craft beer offered in a casual, sophisticated space.
HOURS: Monday-Sunday 7am-10pm with Breakfast everyday and Brunch on the weekends from 11am-3pm.

The Grill Room

84 Exchange Street
Phone:  207.774.2333
Website:  www.hardingleesmith.com
Serving local, naturally-raised wood grilled meats & fish.  Wood fired pizzas. Full bar. Outside patio.
HOURS: Lunch Monday-Saturday 11:30AM-2:30PM. Dinner Monday-Saturday 5PM-10PM; Sunday 5PM-9PM. Bar 10PM until closing, serving our light menu.

Black Cow

83 Exchange Street
Phone:  207.772.7774
Website: www.blackcowburgers.com
A cocktail bar, soda fountain and burger joint that focuses on hand-made food and doubles-down on hospitality.
HOURS: Delicious cocktails and hamburgers served from 11:30am until midnight with bar service until 1am daily.

Italian & Pizza

The Corner Room

110 Exchange Street
Phone:  207.879.4747
Web:  www.hardingleesmith.com
Italian inspired, casual, affordable restaurant featuring housemade pastas, pizzas & a large all italian wine list.
HOURS: Dinner Monday-Friday 11:30AM-10PM; Saturday 5PM-10PM; Sunday 4PM-9PM. Late Night Menu Thursday-Saturday until 11PM. Happy Hour at the Bar Monday-Friday 4-6PM.


25 Preble Street
Phone:  207.245.3088
Web:  www.slabportland.com
This restaurant is nationally-acclaimed for their unique spin on Sicilian street food and best known for their namesake ‘slab’ pizza.
HOURS: Sunday-Tuesday 11am-10pm. Wednesday-Saturday 11am-11pm. Happy Hour is Monday-Friday 3pm-5pm.


N to Tail

29 Exchange Street
Phone: 207.773.2900
Website: ntotail.com
Korean fusion restaurant located in the heart of Portland Maine. Featuring family style Korean Barbecue downstairs, Korean fine dining upstairs, and bars located on both levels.
HOURS: Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 4pm–9:30pm. Friday, Saturday 4pm–10:30pm.

Cripsy Gài

90 Exchange Street
Phone: 207.536.1017
Website: https://www.crispygai.com/
Inspired by years of living in Bangkok, Crispy Gài represents a small tribute to a vibrant people and culture. Known for their fried chicken, their menu also boasts Thai favorites and a vibrant cocktail menu.
HOURS: Dinner Sunday-Thursday 5pm-10pm; Friday & Saturday 5pm-11pm. Brunch Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm.


The Highroller Lobster Co.

104 Exchange Street
Phone:  207.536.1623
Website: www.highrollerlobster.com
Established in 2015 as a food cart, they have always been dedicated to bringing Portland the lobster roll it deserves. Always fresh, never frozen Maine lobster and crab, on brioche rolls baked daily from Southside Bakery. A cocktail bar, soda fountain and burger joint that focuses on hand-made food and doubles-down on hospitality.
HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11am-11pm. Friday and Saturday 11am-1am (food until 11pm). Sunday 11am-9pm.

Street and Co.

33 Wharf Street
Phone: 207.775.0887
Website: https://www.streetandcompany.net/
Simple, upscale preparations of local fish in a rustic & snug bistro on a cobblestone alley. Reservations recommended. 
HOURS: Sunday-Wednesday 5pm-9:30pm. Thursday-Saturday 5pm-10pm. 

Mexican & Hispanic


18 Exchange Street
Phone: 207.808.8008
Website: https://www.papiportland.com/
Elevated Puerto Rican-inspired food and craft cocktails.
HOURS: Wednesday-Thursday 4pm-11pm; Friday-Saturday 4pm-12am; Sunday-Monday 4pm-10pm. 

El Rayo Taqueria

26 Free Street
Phone: 207.780.8226
Website: https://elrayotaqueria.com/
Locally-Sourced, Authentic Mexican Food. Cool Mexican hangout with outdoor tables & playful décor serving tacos, burritos & margaritas.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am-9pm; Sunday 11am-7:30pm.

Flores Restaurant and Bar

431 Congress St
Phone: 207.805.1698
Website: https://www.restaurantji.com/me/portland/flores-restaurant-and-bar-/ 
Hispanic food with recipes originally from El Salvador.
HOURS: 5 pm to 11 pm Monday, 5 pm to 1 am Thursday and Friday, 2 pm to 1 am Saturday, 2 pm to 9 pm Sunday.