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27 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
+1 207-774-1740
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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27 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I would call this a place my dad would have loved. Great cool, laid back ‘adult’ bar. Excellent big cocktails. Seems to be known for their wood fire grille. I was not that hungry. The wedge iceberg with homemade dressing was seriously killer. Maybe the...More

Thank walker M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We ate in the bar area, so I cannot speak about the dining room tables, but the bar area was very friendly and homey. Great collection of 1900-1950's lamps offered the ambient lighting, although there were pendant lights over the bar, they were not in...More

Thank swilliams7301
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had not been to Katahdin in a couple of years and decided to give it a try for dinner before going to see "Lady Day" next door at Portland Stage. It exceeded all of our expectations. Food and service were wonderful and you can't...More

Thank MaineArtCollector
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This chef is creative and talented. Flavor and texture sensations with every course. Seems to be Portland's best kept secret so far.

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Always great food and service but it's the Bartender part owner that you've got to hang with! Lively and warm and conveniently located next to the Portland Stage Company.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Three of us ate here on a Saturday night. The food was fine, though over-priced. But two things bothered us and ruined our evening. One was the music. For the first hour or so, there was mellow background music, not at all intrusive. Then all...More

Thank Trustee67
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink based on a recommendation on an early Friday afternoon/evening. While we will usually have a draft beer/wine, we looked at the cocktail menu again based on recommendation. Had some type of special blueberry martini. It was very good. Wife...More

Thank shem01
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We should have known when we cod get a reservation at the time we wanted when nothing else was available that something was going to be wrong! This was probably our fourth visit over the years and the service has always been slow. Tonight the...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Katahdin has been around for many years in this foodie city. I used to frequent them when they were located on the corner of High and Spring Streets. That was way back when they were affordable and offered a nightly "blue plate special." Those days...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Terrific meal tonight (2/20) for all four of us. Our server Matt was upbeat and entertaining from the beginning; the cocktails were delicious! The "side car" addition to our drinks was a happy surprise! Then the tomato soup...heavenly! The salad greens were delicious, too. Our...More

Thank Jen M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-1740
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