Skip to content

Things to do in Portland

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pharmacy
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
$$
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“OXBOW BEER tasting room hours: Monday 12-9pm Tuesday 12-9pm Wednesday 12-9pm Thursday 12-9pm Friday 12-11pm Saturday 12-11pm Sunday 12-9pm”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Our favorite breakfast is at One Fifty Ate, located at 158 Pickett Street (see their menu in our collection). They make their own bagels, have killer bagel sandwiches, have a variety of items on their menu, and serve Coffee by Design (CBD). ‘Nuff said. Their hours are 7 to 2 everyday. To Walk: 15 minutes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Convenience Store
$$
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
$$
“Their sandwiches are awesome, inexpensive and they're quick. Everything you need when you're hangry. Grab the tuna kamakazi. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Calendar Islands Maine Lobster Company is owned by 38 hard-working Maine lobstermen and two chefs pooling their talent in a ‘salty version of farm to table. ’Our company has created an exciting marriage of culinary distinction to the Maine lobster fishery’s more than 100-year history of tradition, quality, and sustainability. Calendar Islands ensuring the finest gourmet lobster “catch to table”. From hauling the traps and hand-selecting the highest quality lobsters, to developing traditional and contemporary recipes for our customers.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Easy - fun and good american fare located near Portland Museum of Art -State Theatre and Congress Square Park Great place for dinner on First Friday Art Walk !”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Family owned and operated since the 50s, known for their fresh made doughnuts, pies and of course, cookies.”
  • 1 local recommends
School
“Home to Dimensions in Jazz, concerts hosted by Paul Lichter with avant garde jazz musicians from around the world or around the neighborhood. Check Facebook or ask us if there will be any shows during your stay.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
Food
“and Union bakery. Quick stop for a bite or grab some local salami and cheese to go . Great overnite oatmeal, bakery goods and coffee. Wine, local brews to go. 4 small tables to eat at. ”
  • 1 local recommends