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Arabica Coffee House

16 Free St, Portland, ME 04101-3926
+1 207-879-0792
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“maple latte” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
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16 Free St, Portland, ME 04101-3926
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped in for an iced coffee on Monday afternoon. The barista was relaxed and friendly as she explained the difference between two cold brew options on the menu. Based on her suggestion, I got a Nitro Chai Cold Brew -- which starts as regular...More

Thank Angellocks84
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked here from Commercial St. (10 min) and had a delicious breakfast of quiche, muffins, bagels, coffee and tea. The Snickers espresso was exceptional, with a deep rich chocolatey taste that wasn't too sweet. The Chai tea lattes were a little weak for our...More

Thank MichiganMom71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stoped for a espresso. The place is great, nicely decorated atmosphere and music. The espresso was a little over extracted, but it was good. Worthy a stop for a coffee - they offer a full variety of preparation methods and coffee flavors.

Thank Jonatas R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome little coffee shop. Great coffee and iced tea. Nice selection of baked goods too. Tons of seating! Friendly staff! What else would you want :)

Thank Marlena W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great spot for a coffee snob to enjoy a terrific cappuccino. The atmosphere was very casual and welcoming. There was lovely art displayed for sale on the walls. The staff are friendly and efficient. I only had coffee so can't comment on...More

Thank Janina K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband calls the cafe latte 'sheer nectar' and went back for more (and more). I took tea and ginger beer, both lovely. The cakes were delicious we tried a lemon and poopy seed and an angel cake with pistachio. Too sad our holiday is...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We have been to Portland twice now. Both times we have stayed at a hotel 2 blocks from Arabica Coffee House so we could enjoy a good brew each morning instead of the free not so good hotel coffee. On this visit we walked down...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there just for a cup of coffee. The coffee was spectacular!!! They had live music which just added to the experience. Definitely check them out for a great cup of coffee. They had alot of bakery goods that looked awesome

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a fairly good-size coffee house in Portland, Maine. We went in to get some coffee and some beans. It is a local place, and very friendly. They have a large menu and their coffee is good. Nice place to sit, sip, and people...More

Thank surelyacollectible
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We needed a decent cup of coffee, after drinking the swill in our hotel. This place perfectly filled the bill -- good selection, excellent coffee and decaf, delicious latte, and a nice selection of pastries. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank SisBoston
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
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  • Address: 16 Free St, Portland, ME 04101-3926
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-879-0792
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