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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
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Portland, ME
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All reviews lots of shops becky's diner tourist shops old port seafood cool shops window shopping fishing boats trolley tours waterfront area both sides water front great shopping great place to walk nice walk cobblestone streets walk around
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A must stroll on this massive street that has awesome shops, great restaurants, and fantastic food. This is off the bay, so , just take a walk, or grab a spot and enjoy the vibe. You can't come to Portland and not walk along this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

I took a stroll down this street. Lots of shops and places to eat. It’s right along the water. Fairly enjoyable way to spend some time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Beautiful waterfront restaurants, fun and lively atmosphere with shops and vendors. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Portland for the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kate M
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Commercial Street is the port side waterfront street in quaint downtown Portland. There are many parking garages and street level lots - we went off season and parking was no problem at all. MANY places to eat and get coffee and a ton of interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Z4lover
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place and lots to do and amazing restaurants and shops, and plenty of gift shops to choose from for little reminders to take home

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Navigate824593
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

There was some nice shops and restaurants here and it’s in the old port. Worth walking around if you are in Portland.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jennd525
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We were in Portland on a cruise ship and opted to explore the area on foot. Commercial street is the street that runs along the shoreline of Portland. You can easily meander through this area in the old part of town. My only warning is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This area deserves a walk when you are in Portland, ME. There is so much to see that driving by won't do it justice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rnp577
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We stayed 3 nights in Portland and enjoyed simply walking along and around this area, plenty variety of buildings, shops, restaurants etc to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grahamkuk
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Many nice unique shops, tons of restaurants and bars, huge parking garage too. But great to walk around and explore, close walk from cruise ships. Tons of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
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Denverrez
6 August 2018|
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Response from eybeth | Reviewed this property |
Portland lobster company is a good outdoor place with music on weekend at nights. It can take a while to get your food though if it is busy. You order first and pay for food and then you tell the hostess so she can place you... More
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Jen P
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Jen, I lived in the next town from Portland for over 20 years and I would be happy to offer some suggestions. let me know your age, are you traveling with family friends or alone, and some of your interests. Portland is a... More
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