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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” (29 reviews)
“becky's diner” (7 reviews)
“tourist shops” (7 reviews)
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Portland, ME
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"lots of shops"
in 29 reviews
"becky's diner"
in 7 reviews
"tourist shops"
in 7 reviews
"old port"
in 41 reviews
"seafood"
in 22 reviews
"window shopping"
in 6 reviews
"fishing boats"
in 8 reviews
"waterfront area"
in 6 reviews
"trolley tours"
in 6 reviews
"both sides"
in 6 reviews
"unique shops"
in 6 reviews
"great shopping"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 9 reviews
"casco bay"
in 18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the heart of the city by the water. Lot's of shops and restaurants. This is where you pick up most of your tours.

Thank Suzanne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is right along the bay so it has a nice breezy most days. It has great shopping with many tourist type shops as well as other stores. It also has many seafood restaurants since it is along the water front.

Thank Lynne D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to spend 2-3 hours wandering in and out of shops and then have a difficult decision on your meal, then this is the place in Portland. Combined with the next several parallel streets, you can easily walk 10K steps and view a...More

Thank Zep_58
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of interesting shops and great restaurants along the way. Very easy to get around walking. Parking is an issue.

Thank BNOCK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were there the week of 4 th of july it was a great place to go and lots to see. great seafood. pothole bar was great to listen to live music:)

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked along Commercial St where we browsed the Commons House, stopped for coffee, wandered in and out of many unique shops, enjoyed live music, and viewed the waterfront displays which posted history about Casco Bay. There are numerous restaurants to grab a bite to...More

Thank usermom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk with lots of architecture, food and shops. Good views of the water as well. Good way to spent a couple hours if strolling, eating and shopping.

Thank PTycz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably a must do when in the area. Full of tourists this time of year. Plenty of places to grab good seafood and also where you go to pick up most tours.

Thank PasssionateTraveler
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was your typical new england port town. Boats, restaurants and bars on the water side. Shops across the street.

Thank richardwG9523BG
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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travel97Alabama
19 February 2018|
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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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