Hit up J’s Oyster for a lobster roll at one of the only old-school places left in town.
October 19, 2023
Come to Crispy Gai in downtown Portland for a group dinner filled with fried chicken.
May 9, 2023
Duckfat in Old Port is a tiny spot serving not-so-light dishes like poutine with duck gravy, brisket sandwiches, and milkshakes.
Bar Futo is a Japanese spot in Old Port with a secret chicken menu, great skewers, and small plates.
Scales is a higher-end seafood spot in the Old Port.
June 8, 2021
Yosaku is a Japanese spot near the Old Port with some of the best sushi in Portland.
Mr. Tuna’s sushi stall in Public Market House (as well as their roving sushi cart) is a Portland staple for great fish.
November 13, 2019
Maps is a basement bar on Market St. where you’ll find vintage furniture, a vinyl collection your dad would envy, and plenty of beer.
June 14, 2018
There’s no shortage of ice cream shops in Portland, but Gelato Fiasco is our favorite.
When you need a family-friendly spot, or just want to sit on the water, head to Flatbread Company for some flatbread pizzas.
The Holy Donut serves 30 different flavors of potato donuts everyday, each of which is worth the inevitable wait.
When you’re looking for a Portland classic where everything is cooked over a giant open hearth, go to Fore Street.
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.
Head to The Honey Paw for vinyl, cocktails, and a mix of noodle and rice dishes from across Asia.
Central Provisions in the Old Port does small plates better than most, with a wide-ranging menu and a bar downstairs.
Come to this small oyster bar for an excellent twist on the lobster roll and some of the best, most interesting takes on seafood in town.