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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Portland, ME
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked here after having an amazing lunch at Eventide Oyster and it was a zoo. People and all the vendors and restaurants a tourist trap has to offer. I would stay away if you are not into this scene as we are. Find the...More

Thank TennaRotor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Commercial Street is a magnet for tourists and local. The shops,restaurants and bars are worth visiting and partaking. Easy to walk, there are boat cruises, wharf eateries, and plenty of places to spend a few bucks.

Thank KMHvaca
Reviewed 1 week ago

"Public" parking is $10.Meters are impossible.We were lucky and followed someone backing out.Great if you can walk.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a day combing through this fun funky area. The architecture and history are engaging. Cobblestone and brick streets are beautiful. The Old Port area is charming with its touch of Maine fish Houses and Lobster boats. A variety of pubs, restaurants and Bakery shops...More

Thank wmcap33
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought by going here I would get the coast line experience but was completely wrong. It was very crowded and no place to park and was all very commercial .

Thank LoriLynn21
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only have time to walk one of Portland's streets, Commercial is the one you want. It is right on the water, holds lots of restaurants, and this is where you will find your tours and cruises/

Thank Dajo43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Commercial street has many fun shops and places to eat. I would strongly suggest giving this area a go! My boyfriend and I had a great time and we both want to come back very soon!

2  Thank Brittlg06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

main street along the waterside and wharfs and Old Port area, lots great eateries and pubs andshopping

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wide variety of shops, pubs and eating locations. Very historic district. Easy walking with plenty of public paid parking locations.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent quite a bit of Labor Dat walking and eating along Commercial Street and really enjoyed the atmosphere. Lots of nice shops, some good restaurants and some interesting places to have a drink overlooking the harbour. This will be far the place we will remember...More

Thank Neale1810
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Brenda L
10 February 2017|
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Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
I assumed you meant for a dinner out. The fish market on the waterfront has a variety of fresh fish to buy and take home.
9 February 2017|
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Response from Chuck52310 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, everything will be open. Except for some beaches/resorts, Maine never closes!
12 September 2016|
Response from Vetskidog | Reviewed this property |
I think it was called Blue Lobster. It is on commercial street right across the street from the tour ticket booth. It is on the corner. They had a pretty good selection as well as some $6.00 t-shirts. Good luck.