5 Hidden Gems That Unlock Secrets in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine has been earning outstanding restaurant reviews lately in the most trustworthy online food guides. Imagine cute eateries everywhere from Kittery to Calais. That is reality for the locals.

However, even to this day, Portland, Maine gets no respect from the cooking elite based in Boston and Burlington. To be totally honest with you dear readers, Anthony Bourdain did not provide a good review of the grub when he came to Maine. But that did not bother these residents one iota.

Ignorant outsider ‘hot takes’ from Brooklyn bloggers are usually unwarranted anyways. And the locavores here are already over it. If you want a good Chinese food, you may need to keep looking. But crispy pizza? Check. Delish Maine-made doughnuts? No problemo! Top value, DONE. What else are you waiting for?

You will certainly appreciate how these chefs are not afraid to liberally use veggies grown near Portland, Maine. Here’s a recommendation for the ultimate dining experience in Portland, Maine. You should really ask about the off menu items. The waiters may be reluctant but the chefs will be impressed.

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33 Wharf St
Old Port
Portland, ME 04101