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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
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551 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3307
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 16:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Topsham, Maine
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to Nosh for dinner after she had dined there previously with friends. I had heard about it for years but had never been there before. I had a the Big Mack burger (BIG indeed!) and buffalo dusted fries. Burger was hot and juicy and fries were delicious. We had a S'mores Burger for dessert and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there early for lunch (11:30) because we heard the restaurant gets busy quickly (it was full by noon). Sandwiches were tasty and generous. This is not a quick eat, so I would allow at least 45 minutes for lunch.

Thank GRC_10
Freeport, ME
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Attempted to have lunch. Initial wait staff was not very friendly. Once lunch was ordered, waited 35 minutes and still no food. Nothing but water, and had to ask for a refill twice. No communication from wait person regarding statices of our order. Restaurant was not very busy and there were only two of us ordering lunch. We finally left... More 

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Scituate, MA
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday early evening and there was a 45 min wait. We decided to stop back later against the hostess' advice. Later we only waited a few minutes that softened by a nice IPA from the bar. Had the rueben and it was very good. Wasn't sure i would like the thick sliced corned beef but it was... More 

Thank shem01
Charlotte, North Carolina
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453 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Food menu is great. I thought the craft beer selection was weak. Service was fair at best at the bar.

Thank JetBlueDriver
Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food and service. I did not have one of their burgers - (I don't care for burgers) and there were plenty of other options. All were unique -I really felt like I'd eaten out, and it was only lunch! The fries were excellent, and again, I don't really like fries. They offer sauces with them that are great. Atmosphere... More 

Thank dbrakeley
Machias, Maine, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the reuben! It's my favorite sandwich and they have the best I have ever tried!! We got there when they first opened for lunch, which was good because they filled up quickly!

Thank Leighann P
Mapleton, Maine
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150 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We're avid fans of Food Network, and Nosh came up a few times on there, whether it was the Man Vs Food episode with the apocalypse now burger, or Nosh being put on their "Best burger in Maine" lists. We ordered Nosh through the 2DineIn program (a delivery program for Portland, and this review does not in any way bash... More 

Thank Yendi
Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great place in downtown Portland. I had the Nosh Burger which was the best burger I've ever had. I also had the buffalo dusted fries and vinegar fries. Out of this world!! Have to check this place out if you're in Portland.

Thank Scott S
Keller, Texas
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had lunch at Nosh and enjoyed the food. Casual atmosphere, but a bit pretentious in the menu and presentation. Ignore all that and go anyway.

Thank Sam M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-553-2227
destination fries, great food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?