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Right beside the cruise terminal so first place we saw she we came ashore. Wasn't sure at first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newtownards, United Kingdom
Main street in Old Port

Main street to walk through Old Port. Many restaurants, bars, and gift shops on this street. Also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orange County, CA
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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lots of shops” (27 reviews)
“becky's diner” (6 reviews)
“great stroll” (5 reviews)
Portland, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right beside the cruise terminal so first place we saw she we came ashore. Wasn't sure at first but when we spent some time expiring really good place to spend a few hours. As well as the normal tourist shops there were some really nice...More

Thank stephenskier123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Main street to walk through Old Port. Many restaurants, bars, and gift shops on this street. Also several tours leave from this street.

Thank TravelGlo4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to check out the shops and people watch. If a cruise ship docks, beware of lots of tourists! Great little gift shops abound.

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Commercial Street is the main street through Portland withe many gift shops and easy access to the water.

Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterfront shopping and restaurants. It's pretty touristy, but it's fun to stop in a few shops and restaurants. You wouldn't need to spend a long time strolling around Commercial Street, but it's worth checking out.

Thank sm47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is so much fun to make your way up and down Commercial Street. We spent a day toward the end of October and things were not super crowded which was a bonus to us!!

1  Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It can be wall to wall people when the cruise ships are in town. Lots of good restaurants and tourists shopping places. Lots of souvenirs nick nacks that kind of thing Some place good to kill some time

Thank WonderWoman20162016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most of the shops are chain store or souvenir stores. It was had to find artisanal or local shops. Did stop at the Cabot Cheese store, plenty of samples but a little expensive

Thank Clarina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a very pleasant walk, with some interesting architecture, but lots of shops and restaurants. Best done when there are no cruise ships docked, because then it becomes quite congested. Most of the Portland and island tours originate from there.

Thank moakleyman50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Commercial Street in downtown Portland, runs right along the harbor front. There are numerous bars, restaurants, hotels and shops selling everything you can imagine. Ferries leave from here also. It makes for an enjoyable walk, however the waterside of Commercial is not as interesting as...More

Thank bob2bkk
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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.
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!
12 September 2016|
Response from Vetskidog | Reviewed this property |
I think it was called Blue Lobster. It is on commercial street right across the street from the tour ticket booth. It is on the corner. They had a pretty good selection as well as some $6.00 t-shirts. Good luck.