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Central Provisions

414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
+1 207-805-1085
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“suckling pig” (76 reviews)
“bone marrow” (44 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small plates trying to be creative. Food prepared as described but lacks consistency. Selection weak for a lunch. Service was initially quick and then a huge gap on entrees. Just cause people are willing to wait doesn’t mean it’s a great experience.

Thank marka9526jf2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard about this place from a few people and had it on our list of places we had to try. Unfortunately we had already eaten lunch elsewhere so we sat downstairs and had drinks at the bar. For a Saturday afternoon we felt...More

Thank Rhodymom2012
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

And looking for a place to do Sunday brunch with a friend, we did not black for good options, but chose Central Provisions out of all. They have small plates for sharing and tasting there different creations, and we were not disappointed. We ended up...More

Thank Kirby N
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We walked by and saw a happy hour special for $5.00 bloodies. Stopped in and had a couple. They make their own bloody mix. Don’t expect olives or celery. Nope they serve Kimchi. Delicious. The bone marrow toast was outrageous

Thank shem01
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great lunch option when walking around the Old Port. The temperance drinks are amazing. Some are sweet and some are balanced but all are good.

Thank EastBostonGuy
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in mid afternoon on Easter Sunday and got a seat at the bar for an afternoon drink. Great choice of beer and cocktails served by friendly knowledgeable staff. Wish we could have stayed for dinner as the menu looks amazing!! Had a non alcoholic...More

Thank Melinda A
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My wife and I ate dinner here on recommendation of one of Portland's shop owners. Waitress did a great job explaining the menu and portion size. Nice beer selection from local sources. Dishes were artfully prepared. We sat at a table but seating at the...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The food at Central Provisions is consistently excellent, in my experience. Surprising combinations of flavors with fresh, local ingredients never fails to please. I always think I can just have a salad and something else with a noice glass of wine, but then there is...More

1  Thank debra_is_now
Reviewed 29 March 2018

delicious creative menu in a warm setting made this one of our favourite places in Maine. The sweetbreads alone and the great service alone would get me back here in a hurry.

1  Thank Confused_ExpatHanoi
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

On a quick trip to Portland, mostly enthused by the opportunity to go here again, and went two nights in a row. Our favorite dining experience. HIGHLY recommended. Everything is delicious and unique. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. GO if you can!!!

1  Thank thomas m
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6 April 2018|
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Response from nbb1107 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know the answer, but you could call and ask. It’s worth whatever effort you have to make to get there though!
Lindsay W
19 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. You should contact them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-805-1085
  • E-mail
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