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$$ - $$$American, ,
551 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3307
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (151 reviews)
“fries” (140 reviews)
“salt vinegar” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
551 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3307
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for our anniversary, and the burgers and drinks were excellent. The atmosphere is casual, and the food is amazing. We got the Butter Crunch dessert and LOVED it.

Thank Laci L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my husband, and we were both really looking forward to having a burger. They mix their burger patties ahead of time. And use rosemary- which I'm super allergic to! My husband got the mac and cheese burger- ( the mac and cheese...More

1  Thank Brette S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

One of our go-to places for good food and drinks after seeing a show in Portland. Nosh is open late and offers fun takes on American food. The Taco Salad Flatbread and Philly Cheese Steak sandwich were standouts on our most recent visit. The table...More

Thank Constructive_Summer
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This time when we went, we were disappointed. They change the drink menu. The rest seemed the same. But we each got the same burger as last time and neither were as good as the first time we were there. He had the Apocalypse Now...More

Thank Tanner J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were looking for something and we found it for sure! My husband ordered the Mac 'n Cheese burger... this was good but VERY rich and together we couldn't finish it. A little goes a long way, I tried the open faced Shepard's Pie... this...More

Thank Babydoll1452
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Our first night in Maine we needed a place where there was good food, quick service, and a nice place to sit. This is defiantly the place to go. During our 5 day visit in Maine, we ended up coming here TWICE. The food is...More

Thank Katelen M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went a few weeks apart. Got the buffalo dusted fries tonight, along with the salt and pepper fries. They were soggy and not good at all!!!!! Booooo. The previous visit I got the bacon dusted fries and the salt and pepper ones. They were crisp...More

1  Thank Erik K
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Bartender at the hotel mentioned Nosh so figured we would give it a try. The fries are crazy good and they have different dusting you can put on them. All our meals were outstanding and went back for lunch the next day before heading out...More

1  Thank toolmanhto0
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place if you want to try something different than the average burger. I enjoyed my burger between two pieces of pizza! A couple of my friends has theirs between 2 mac and cheese patties! The bacon dusted fries were really good...More

1  Thank J U
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It is a small place with a funky vibe. Mostly large tables. It had a great and varied lunch menu. I had a falafel sandwich that was in a pita wrap. It was as good as the ones I have had in NYC. Large portion...More

1  Thank linda c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, 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
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