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Commercial Street has something for everyone!

So much fun walking around the cobblestone streets, taking in all the fun shops, restaurants, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wendy S
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
So fun!

It was so fun walking the street and going thru all the shops. I would recommend this area any time... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Junemarie13
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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lots of shops” (27 reviews)
“tourist shops” (7 reviews)
“old port” (41 reviews)
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Portland, ME
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"lots of shops"
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"tourist shops"
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"old port"
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"seafood"
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"window shopping"
in 6 reviews
"fishing boats"
in 8 reviews
"trolley tours"
in 6 reviews
"great shopping"
in 6 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 9 reviews
"casco bay"
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"lobster roll"
in 6 reviews
"waterfront"
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"piers"
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"wharfs"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much fun walking around the cobblestone streets, taking in all the fun shops, restaurants, and eclectic architecture. Definitely a great place to be when visiting Portland. There truly is something there for everyone. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to take is...More

1  Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was so fun walking the street and going thru all the shops. I would recommend this area any time of day.

Thank Junemarie13
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A great shopping bazaar in bangalore. Right in the heart with by lanes for small artificial jewellery. With main street giving various colour of garments to family shopper. Many stores catering to bridal wear too. A stretch of street must be when in bangalore.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

i love commercial; in fact I love Old Port . Lived in falmouth for 20 years raising my kids, can't count how many times i've been to Portland. Commercial St. is a great waterfront show with good restaurants (although the best ones are elsewhere in...More

1  Thank chimayred
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

the place to go for eats and some touristy shops. I expected more but maybe because its winter time alot was closed

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We LOVE Portland and have visited twice mostly for the craft beer, mead, etc. We walked Commercial Street and found a few good stores, but it was too cold to enjoy it. We will go back in Spring, Summer, or Fall. It's just too cold...More

1  Thank Kristine G
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Commercial Street in Maine shares the one major negative of all businesses in the state: it is so cold during 6 months of the year that people have to bundle up to avoid freezing to death. I used to live in Maine and was very...More

2  Thank David P
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

So much to do just on Commercial Street when in Portland. If you start your morning off early make it a point to have a quick street lunch from Captain Bill’s Lobster Rolls street cart. Then you can continue on with your shopping and sight...More

Thank CKS2travel
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

As you arrive from the Cruise Terminal we you cannot miss the very popular and crowded Commercial Street. It's a great place for food lovers (specialty being Lobsters), cafes, souvenir and craft shops besides other interesting places. It is located by the sea front and...More

Thank Gaetano A
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

My wife and a friend stayed there on 12-13-17 to pick up a west coast relative from Portland airport and were treated so well there. They were not familiar with the area and he shuttle driver, his name was Ben, treated them so well and...More

Thank food freak w
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travel97Alabama
18 February 2018|
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Response from antym2u | Reviewed this property |
Everything.
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Brenda L
9 February 2017|
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Response from CherylandBrett | Reviewed this property |
Any of the local places along the waterfront have great lobster. DiMillio's is our favorite.
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Jonanh51
8 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!
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