Becky’s — Greasy spoon breakfast

Eventide — James Beard Oysters

Fore Street — Maybe the best restaurant in portland

Street & Co — maybe the second best restaurant in portland

Scales — Upscale seafood on the wharf

Scratch Bakery — best bagels of life (totally worth the trip into So. Portland)

Bao bao — asian deliciousness

Bills — late night pizza in the old port (get it!)

portland lobster company — no explanation needed

tandem — the best coffee and pastries in portland

central provisions — tasty drinks and small plates in the old port


Hunt & Alpine Club — great cocktails, day or night

Novare Res — Best beer garden in the old port

Gritty’s McDuffs — high school gathering spot…lots of beer

the porthole — outdoor drinking on the wharf

Rosies — old port dive bar (next to reception venue)

Blyth & Burrows — the opposite of rosies. quality cocktails

[Have fun]

Peaks Island — easy ferry ride from portland. Ride bikes around the island or jump off the pier.

Scarborough or Higgins Beach — spend a day on the beach if weather permits!

bayside bowl — if said beach day gets rained out…

Shop in the old port — Portland trading co, portland dry goods, Folly, Bliss, abacus, blanche & mimi

Picnic on the eastern prom — pick up your supplies at rosemont bakery (and some rose!)

Fort williams — most photographed lighthouse in the world, best lobster roll in the universe