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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lots of shops” (28 reviews)
“tourist shops” (7 reviews)
“old port” (41 reviews)
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Portland, ME
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"lots of shops"
in 28 reviews
"tourist shops"
in 7 reviews
"old port"
in 41 reviews
"seafood"
in 21 reviews
"window shopping"
in 6 reviews
"fishing boats"
in 8 reviews
"trolley tours"
in 6 reviews
"waterfront area"
in 6 reviews
"great shopping"
in 6 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 9 reviews
"casco bay"
in 17 reviews
"lobster roll"
in 6 reviews
"wharfs"
in 14 reviews
"tourists"
in 21 reviews
"souvenir"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Commercial street is an area you have to visit, the water views are amazing, so many areas for shopping and dining.

Thank StephenJoanS
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to see and look at from restaurants to specialty stores to boats and tours, its all here and we enjoyed walking up and down the street each day we were in Portland.

Thank stormy49
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Commercial street is a must do for anyone visiting Portland Maine. From beautiful shops to amazing restaurants (The Kings Head, Becky's Diner) and fantastic Brewery/Distilleries (Liquid Riot who also has AMAZING food) there is plenty to do and see. Tours and Fishing excursions are available...More

Thank reyvenskyes
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wear walking shoes and enjoy a leisurely stroll down the street. There are interesting places to shop and a good variety of restaurants to choose from on both sides of the street.

Thank 910eae
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Commercial Street is the main drag along the waterfront. Lots of shops and restaurants. Good number of street venders. Must see in Portland.

Thank patraveller2007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like Congress Street, this area is fun to explore and we took advantage of the fact the warves and piers were open to us. We took many little walks wandering around looking at the shops and industry. Fish market, the recycled sail shop, the...More

1  Thank 50PlusCalifornia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sorry to say Portland needs to do much better with it's tourism maps and signage. While there are wonderful places most are off Commercial street and with out a good cell phone to guide you to them easy to miss. Worth finding but why make...More

1  Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Walking around Commercial Street puts you in touch with Portland's lifeline...the fishing industry. I really enjoyed taking in the sights and salt water scent. Make sure to walk around all the small streets that intersect Commercial Street as well. You can discover places off the...More

Thank Ana V
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

My daughter and I stayed at the Inn for my birthday 4/18-- 4/20 and it was a very pleasant experience. She booked the suite and it was similar to a nice one-bedroom apartment. It featured a cozy bedroom with a first level living room and...More

Thank amitchell0418
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Portland is great for everyone. It has a very vibrant Commercial Street waterfront area with lots of shops and restaurants and ship tours.

Thank Alan S
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travel97Alabama
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Response from antym2u | Reviewed this property |
Everything.
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Brenda L
10 February 2017|
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Response from CherylandBrett | Reviewed this property |
Any of the local places along the waterfront have great lobster. DiMillio's is our favorite.
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Jonanh51
9 February 2017|
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Response from Chuck52310 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, everything will be open. Except for some beaches/resorts, Maine never closes!
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