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Chic, open-kitchen Middle Eastern bistro with a meze tasting menu and perfectly located next to the hotel’s main entrance.
The Holy Donut
A true Maine staple, these doughnuts are freshly made-from-scratch daily using only the finest locally sourced ingredients, including Maine-grown potatoes.
Eventide Oyster Bar
Experience warm New England hospitality in the Old Port with this revival of the classic American oyster bar. Enjoy signature cocktails and a wine list chosen to highlight the fresh New England seafood fare.
Old Port Sea Grill and Raw Bar
Indulge in a seafood driven experience located in the heart of Portland's Old Port district. The seafood driven menu focuses on a variety of local and imported fresh fish and shellfish, with an emphasis on east coast cold water oysters and other raw bar offerings. Pair the seafood experience with a food-friendly wine list, local craft-style beers on draft and an extensive cocktail program to make for an exciting dining experience.
Experience local freshly prepared ingredients in this American Contemporary restaurant with tapas style shareable servings. Food and drink are a craft and something Krista Cole takes pride in. You will get more than food and drinks here, you will get an entire flavor filled experience.
Located in an historic 150 year old building, enjoy delicious tapas options with locally sourced ingredients to feature a true taste of Maine with every dish, hand-crafted cocktails, and selection of carefully selected local craft beers.
Portland Museum of Art
The Portland Museum of Art boasts an extensive collection of American, European, and contemporary art as well as nationally renowned exhibits. The museum features iconic pieces of Maine artwork highlighting the culture of Maine artists throughout history.
This beautiful performing arts center opened in 1912 and was renovated in 1997 and features shows ranging from concerts and comedy shows to theatrical productions and ballet, such as the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Portland Ovations, Maine State Ballet, and Portland Ballet.
Cross Insurance Arena
Enjoy a night out at Portland’s Entertainment venue with nationally known performing artists, such as Elton John and Panic at the Disco; family shows such as Disney on Ice and the Harlem Globetrotters; and the local Maine Mariners hockey team, an ECHL Affiliate of the New York Rangers.
Bring the family to experience minor league baseball by the Portland Sea Dogs, a AA Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, and enjoy an evening fireworks show after each game.
Maine Brew Bus
The Maine Brew Bus is here to help you safely enjoy a variety of different breweries, distilleries, wineries, and more in the greater Portland area. Offering all-inclusive tours every day of the week complete with samplings, snacks, behind-the-scenes experiences, and a designated driver.
Maine Foodie Tours
Discover authentic, educational, historic, and tasty fun with Maine Foodie Tours. A 2018 Governor’s Award Winner for Creativity and Innovation, these tours take you through Portland, Bar Harbor, Booth Bay Harbor, or Kennenbunkport to experience local cuisine, masterfully created and locally sourced from the areas unique culinary restaurants.
Wicked Walking Tours
Join local, professional actors and comedians for a half mile stroll along the cobblestone streets of downtown Portland as they present Maine’s history of ghosts, witch trials, and pirates into fun theatrical standup routines and storytelling!
Portland Schooner Co
Board Bagheera, Wendameen, or Timberwind for a two-hour sail on Casco Bay, the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Maine coast, complete with lighthouses, seals, seabirds and the rugged coastline. Pack a meal, bring your favorite wine or beer and sit back and relax as you slip through the cool waters of Maine.
Land and Sea Discovery Tours
Operated by Portland Discovery, these tours offer narrated trolley tours of historic Downtown Portland or narrated harbor cruises along the Casco Bay waterfront and allow guests to take in the many sights and sounds that Portland has to offer.
Portland Explorer Tours
We invite you to come visit and explore Portland, Maine’s scenic landmarks in a unique and inspiring tour. Join our premier tour company along the coast for unforgettable explorations. Portland Explorer offers leisurely, corporate, private, and customized tours.
Maine is a state for all seasons! Join us for an event inspired by Carnaval de Québec: Carnaval ME, a two-day festival along Portland's historic waterfront! Celebrate Maine’s bicentennial with our Bites & Brews igloo, ice sculptures, illumination art, LIVE entertainment and Rail Jam.
Harvest on the Harbor
Harvest on the Harbor started in 2007 to create widespread awareness of Portland, Maine’s burgeoning restaurant scene. Since then, the Forest City has been named “Foodiest Small Town in America” and “The Restaurant City of the Year,” and local chefs, brewers, and distillers keep returning home to Maine with coveted medals from the James Beard and Good Food Foundations, World Beer Cup, American Distilling Institute and many others.
Concert and Event Venues
From summer concert series, Bissel Brother's Brewery, and winter ice skating, Thompson Point has an exciting mix of spaces and businesses huddled around the best place to watch sunsets in Portland, Maine.
The State Theatre is a historic theater located at 609 Congress Street in downtown Portland, Maine, which features a combination of Moorish and Art Deco architecture.