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Novare Res Bier Cafe

$$ - $$$, , American
4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
207-761-2437
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“belgium beer” (5 reviews)
“pretzels” (4 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, American, Belgian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

So a group of us went to Portland over Columbus Day weekend and we were brought here by one of the couples who had visited before. We loved the location off of the main drag and LOVED the beer selection and choices for gourmet pub...More

Thank Krissyatcrest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like that this place is off the beaten path. Some have noted that it caters to college kids but I say “Nay!” There is a very diverse crowd here. And most are BEER lovers and dig the scene. There are plenty of contemporary “blah”...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A large assortment of draft beers from around the world. One of a kind bottle beers that will set you back double figures. Knowledgable servers. The. Van steenberge triple de Garre in 12 oz goblets is a steal. Just drank did not try foods. If...More

Thank boldgo
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Easily the best place to have a beer in Portland. Massive draft list, bigger bottle list. There is a great emphasis on selection here. The draft list is nicely balanced with IPAs, Belgian beers, etc. The bartenders were great. Go here and nowhere else if...More

Thank dinkle50
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This place was pretty gross and dirty. I guess if you can get outside seating it may not be so bad but the inside was grimy. Definitely geared towards the college students who will go there to get wasted. Definitely would not make a trip...More

Thank dolphinmaniac31
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Novare Res was recommended by a bartender at another bar that didn't have any of the darker brews that I prefer. Novare Res had Dogfish Head's hard-to-find Worldwide Stout on tap for less than it costs in bottles in my part of the country, as...More

Thank saleswords
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Portland is so touristy during the summer and going to Novare Res was such a breath of fresh air! Amazing beer selection and delicious cheese and charcuterie boards.We loved sitting outside under the stars and the servers were fun and accommodating. Definitely recommend this place...More

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

When the weather is great on a summer afternoon, snag a spot on the deck and try a few new beers. The selection is so amazing that you'll be looking forward to the next one as you finish your current one. I guess that might...More

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had heard a lot of good things about this place and it didn't disappoint . I consider it a must visit in Portland if you enjoy quality beer.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Another hidden in the side streets of Portland place that worth a visit if you have an adventurous beer palate. Some can be a bit pricey but you get quality when you want and buy quality!!

Thank CoachK2525
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American, Belgian
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-761-2437
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