20 Chill Out Vacation Destination In Portland

1. MAIZ colombian street food

Address: 621 Forest Ave, Portland.

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Upbeat, family-run eatery offering Colombian arepas, empanadas & more with various fillings.

2. Flores

Address: 863 Congress St, Portland.

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Pupusas & other traditional, homestyle Salvadoran specialties served in a utilitarian space.

3. Miller Brothers Seafood

Address: 849 Forest Ave, Portland.

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Millers Brothers Seafood offers fresh lobster and seafood in Portland.

4. Piccolo

Address: 111 Middle St, Portland.

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Piccolo is an Italian restaurant located in Portland, Maine serving foods inspired by the humble cuisines of Southern and Central Italy.

5. Emilitsa

Address: 547 Congress St, Portland.

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Traditional Greek dishes are reimagined at this eatery with a chic, exposed-brick space.

6. Fore Street Restaurant

Address: 288 Fore St, Portland.

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This rustic spot's open wood-fire grill, oven & spit lend smoky flavors to upscale American fare.

7. Maine Lobster Shack

Address: 425 Fore St, Portland.

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We're serving up Maine specialties with all the soul of a seaside shack right in Portland's Old Port.

8. Red Sea

Address: 30 Washington Ave, Portland.

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Cozy, laid-back eatery serving hearty East African specialties in casual, bright surrounds.

9. The Local Press

Address: 276 Woodford St, Portland.

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This is a popular sandwich shop in Portland.

10. Evo Kitchen + Bar

Address: 443 Fore St, Portland.

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Stylish Middle Eastern bistro for creative riffs on classic cuisine with focus on local ingredients.

11. Miyake

Address: 468 Fore St, Portland.

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The service was great and the food was delicious.

12. Pai Men Miyake

Address: 188 State St, Portland.

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Refined ramen & soba noodle soups plus yakitori skewers & sake served in a sleek yet warm nook.

13. Street & Co

Address: 33 Wharf St, Portland.

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Simple, upscale preparations of local fish in a rustic & snug bistro on a cobblestone alley.

14. Local 188

Address: 685 Congress St, Portland.

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Tapas, paella & other Spanish cuisine plus drinks in an eclectic setting full of local art.

15. Vinland

Address: 593 Congress St, Portland.

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Avant-garde bar/eatery serving locally sourced New American fare in an eco-chic setting.

16. Little Giant

Address: 211 Danforth St, Portland.

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Casual bistro serving European-influenced cuisine & craft cocktails, with a next-door market.

17. Empire Chinese Kitchen

Address: 575 Congress St, Portland.

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Locally sourced Chinese dishes & dim sum in a unique space topped by an upstairs music & event hall.

18. Isa

Address: 79 Portland St, Portland.

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Seasonal New American fare is served in this brick-walled bistro with tile floors & tin ceilings.

19. David's Restaurant

Address: 22 Monument Sq STE 600, Portland.

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Imaginative fish dishes & more in a classy space with large windows overlooking Monument Square.

20. The Highroller Lobster Co

Address: 104 Exchange St, Portland.

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Food Cart specializing in lobster rolls, grilled cheese, and cheese shell tacos.