10 "American" Restaurants in Portland, ME.
Drifter’s Wife is the kind of spot where you stop by just for a glass of natural wine at the bar, and end up staying all night.
When you need a family-friendly spot, or just want to sit on the water, head to Flatbread Company for some flatbread pizzas.
This all-day spot in Munjoy Hill is a great option for brunch, Happy Hour, and dinner, serving everything from pasta to a very solid burger.
Duckfat in Old Port is a tiny spot serving not-so-light dishes like poutine with duck gravy, brisket sandwiches, and milkshakes.
If you only have brunch once in Portland, make sure it’s at Artemisia Cafe.
Back Bay Grill in Bayside is an upscale spot with classic dishes like fresh seafood and pasta, and is perfect for a celebratory meal.
When you’re looking for a Portland classic where everything is cooked over a giant open hearth, go to Fore Street.
When you need to get away from the Old Port, head to Isa in Bayside for pasta, seafood, and some quiet.
We’re not sure whether to call the Portland Hunt & Alpine Club a bar or a restaurant, but fortunately this Scandinavian spot works well as either.