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Federal Spice

225 Federal St, Portland, ME 04101-4595
+1 207-774-6404
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good18%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jan 2018
“This place is great”
27 Oct 2016
“Good food, great staff”
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Caribbean, Jamaican
225 Federal St, Portland, ME 04101-4595
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The falafel wrap and blackened catfish are awesome. Best sandwiches in town. Simple, good food and a laugh and a smile every time. Nothing fancy and I usually carry out, but the upstairs dining room can be cozy.

Thank ad0wling
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I went to Federal spice a while back. They have authentic Jamaican dishes. I loved the jerk chicken with rice and beans. The tilapia and Cajun catfish wraps are good too.

Thank kissiefur10
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Burritos are good sized and reasonably priced which brings me back regularly. The jerk chicken the last several visits didn't really taste jerky but rather bland, not sure why this is. I would really like to see the marinade more present and this is Federal...More

Thank Trailfan
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I work near this restaurant and it is my go-to place for a quick lunch. I usually grab my burrito to go and it rarely takes more than a couple of minutes from when I walked in to when I'm walking out. I usually go...More

Thank Zeke P
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Small place with great ethic food. The ox tail was delicious and came with rice and salad. The place can get quite hot as the a/c doesn't work all the time. Recommend grabbing a table outside.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Man at the counter was kind, and my food came within five minutes. It was a little loud inside with music playing, so you may want to sit outside or take it to go if you want to have a conversation. I had a pumpkin...More

Thank SamuelGT
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I've been going to Federal Spice for years and always pleased by the delicious, fresh and healthy choices with a Caribbean twist, and cheerful service; even when I dash in at the end of a long day the owner is eager to oblige.

Thank medicalmom
Reviewed 25 September 2014

They have a nice little place on the back side of a parking garage. VERY fast service, and priced right at around $7 for a very large wrap with warm tortilla chips included. I used to go almost weekly when I worked across the street....More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Federal Spice has been around for years and while in Portland to see a movie, my wife and I decided to stop for lunch. I forgot how good this place was. We both had wraps, mine being the Ginger Lemongrass Rice & Asian Slaw- With...More

Thank ricladd
Reviewed 11 March 2013

We visited FS because we had an MBPN Evergreen Member card for a 2 for price of 1 deal. Had no idea what the cuisine was. The menu has lots of wraps and salads, but also, to our surprise, Jamaican entrees! I took a leap...More

2  Thank Perestroika13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Federal St, Portland, ME 04101-4595
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-6404
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