Restaurant Reviews

Scales, Portland

Scales

Even before construction started, Scales was one of the most talked about restaurants in town. Everyone wanted to know how two Portland legends, restaurateur Dana Street and chef Sam Hayward, could possibly top their wildly successful prior endeavors

Union Restaurant, Portland

Union

Chef Josh Berry’s vision is to give diners a grand tour of the best Maine has to offer – albeit an exotic detour or two along the way. Read our review of Union.

Vena's Fizz House, Portland

Vena’s Fizz House

Vena’s has a relaxing, nostalgic atmosphere, with eclectic fixtures, exposed brick walls, an extensive collection of vintage bar and glassware, and an astonishing display of cocktail enhancers, including more than 170 kinds of bitters.

Portland Pâtisserie - Portland Restaurants - Down East

Portland Pâtisserie

The pastries, quiches, soups, and sandwiches at Portland Pâtisserie and Grand Café, in the Old Port, are well on their way to standing on their own, with authentic French underpinnings and just enough New World innovation to keep things interesting.