Midcoast Maine is a popular destination for many reasons. Sweeping ocean views, beautiful summers, and New England cuisine are just a few reasons to fall in love. And, if you want to make the most of it all, always remember to eat local. Fresh-catch lobster, prime steaks, and Maine-made craft beer are part of the experience, so don’t miss out. These incredible restaurants near Portland, Maine are just your starter! To make your culinary getaway even more special, remember to take advantage of our Stay & Dine Package at Grey Havens Inn. Enjoy dinner at our award-winning New England restaurant, complimentary breakfast, and more.
3 Unique Restaurants Near Portland, Maine
1. Central Provisions | Portland
Central Provisions is one of our favorite places to dine in Portland. Here, you can enjoy a variety of small plates and tapas in a sophisticated, yet rustic setting. For a quick en-route lunch to Grey Havens Inn, grab a seat at the bar. Or, settle in at a table for leisurely dinner with wine and dessert. Five unique menus are available for dinner, lunch, brunch, small plates, and drinks. Their bone marrow toast is one of the most talked-about dishes and pairs wonderfully with tuna tartare. For visitors with dietary restrictions, vegetarian and vegan options are also available.
2. Salt Pine Social | Bath
Salt Pine Social is an excellent place to enjoy an authentic Midcoast Maine meal. Their seasonal dinner and drink menus feature a variety locally-grown and sourced ingredients. Here, you can enjoy classic New England-fare like a lobster rolls piled with fresh Maine lobster paired with a Morse’s pickle. Other speciality items include prime cuts of meat from local farms (featured in dishes like their steak frites), and craft beer selections from Maine’s favorite local breweries.
3. Five Islands Lobster Company | Georgetown
If you are searching for one of the best lobster rolls in Maine, then Five Islands Lobster is where you can find it. The atmosphere offers a relaxed and authentic Maine Coast atmosphere with views of the sparkling harbor. Ordering your meal, pick out your lobster, and then visit the shop next door to buy a cold six-pack to enjoy at your picnic table. (For more recommendations on where to enjoy lobster lunch and dinner, read our blog on Maine lobster shacks.)
Your New England Getaway Awaits
After getting a taste of Maine at the restaurants in the Portland area, head home to our beautiful waterfront inn on Harmon’s Harbor. Relax on our wrap-around porch with your favorite book and enjoy views of the sparkling water. Or, join us for cocktails and dinner at our signature restaurant, Blue. However you choose to spend your time, you can always look forward to the best amenities, vacation specials, and spectacular service at Grey Havens Inn. Complimentary breakfast is always included in your stay.
Our Georgetown, Maine, inn is open from early May through late October. If you are ready to plan your getaway, check our availability. We hope to see you soon!