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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” (27 reviews)
“tourist shops” (7 reviews)
“old port” (41 reviews)
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Portland, ME
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"lots of shops"
in 27 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
"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
"waterfront"
in 50 reviews
"piers"
in 12 reviews
"wharfs"
in 14 reviews
"tourists"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days 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

Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 22 March 2018

So much fun walking around the cobblestone streets, taking in all the fun shops, restaurants, and eclectic architecture. Definitely a great place to be when visiting Portland. There truly is something there for everyone. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to take is...More

3  Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was so fun walking the street and going thru all the shops. I would recommend this area any time of day.

Thank Junemarie13
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great shopping bazaar in bangalore. Right in the heart with by lanes for small artificial jewellery. With main street giving various colour of garments to family shopper. Many stores catering to bridal wear too. A stretch of street must be when in bangalore.

1  Thank kingajai
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

i love commercial; in fact I love Old Port . Lived in falmouth for 20 years raising my kids, can't count how many times i've been to Portland. Commercial St. is a great waterfront show with good restaurants (although the best ones are elsewhere in...More

1  Thank chimayred
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

the place to go for eats and some touristy shops. I expected more but maybe because its winter time alot was closed

Thank silent_21
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We LOVE Portland and have visited twice mostly for the craft beer, mead, etc. We walked Commercial Street and found a few good stores, but it was too cold to enjoy it. We will go back in Spring, Summer, or Fall. It's just too cold...More

1  Thank Kristine G
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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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