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Solid stop for a game!

Had a great food menu and full bar. Pickle chips and nachos were good. Wings had flavor and didn't... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Portland, Maine
via mobile
Best concert venue in Portland

From the food, service, bartending, staff, security, seating/view, and sound system, AURA is the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Robin T
South Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great food menu and full bar. Pickle chips and nachos were good. Wings had flavor and didn't skimp. 60 foot TV to watch the Celtics on! I'm guessing it's be a sweet placw to see a concert!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Indijones47
Reviewed 1 October 2018

From the food, service, bartending, staff, security, seating/view, and sound system, AURA is the best venue in Portland hands down. And always affordable for anyone with GA tix at around 25 bucks and reasonable well and beer prices. Everyone made sure my brother in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Easy access, great staff, pro sound and lights. Staff was courteous, professional and very helpful. Elevator to the balcony seats/ADA area was an unexpected bonus. Sound was top notch and not ear-splittingly loud. Definitely recommend this venue!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnnymordant
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Watched the patriots game at the restaurant Sunday because the 15th floor bar sucked at the Westin hotel. Nice friendly employees and bouncer. Cheap price drinks, free popcorn, great service.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ronc137
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice place to see a show with someone. Make it a night out in downtown Portland. Do a dinner and show.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank snolette
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

First time e back since the remodel. We arrived late and the place was packed. Didnt get to explore the place. Made it to the second story bar. It seems nice, clean. I missed the more open room to roam near the stage. But, it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is located in the space that previously housed The Asylum. If I had realized it was COMPLETELY done over we would have gone sooner. We sat to the side of the stage on the floor and the view was excellent. It appears as though...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank JenKevShaw
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is one fantastic venue for a show. Recently renovated clean and comfortable. Now we want to also say that both shows we went to were seated shows. First day was a Friday night show Ann Wilson of Heart. Front row, doesn’t get any better...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CVChilihead
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Went to see a U2 cover band at Aura and enjoyed the great sightlines downstairs by the stage. Drink prices are reasonable the music sound pretty good if not a tad loud. Bartenders did a great job and the security was friendly and visable. We...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MRVEGAS711
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Been to 3 or 4 concerts here since it reopened and this is the way to see a performance. Ever seat or the pit - you're up close and personal! Can't wait to see whose next. Full bar. Great venue. All shows 21 +

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Thomas C
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1 December 2018|
Response from ronc137 | Reviewed this property |
18 June 2018|
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Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
Get balcony. Seats are first come first served. Lower are has almost no seats. You can go frm balcony to lower level (in other words, if you change your mnd and want to go to the floor that's ok) but lower level tickets... More
18 May 2018|
Response from Cher1999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely