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276 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103-5606
+1 207-773-0039
11:00 - 18:00
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Hope Valley, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were visiting our son yesterday who is a college student in Portland. He has been to The Local Press several times & suggested it for a quick lunch. Wow, we were blown away with the sandwich choices & the variety of ingredients in them! Two of us chose the Notorious Pig & hubby got the Reuben. Both amazing! The... More 

Thank K T
United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Local Press is the kind of place you might drive by for ages as you run around town on errands, thinking "I should stop in there sometime, everyone says it's great." Then when you do, you think "Jeezum, I should've come here long time ago, this place IS great!" In a city known for food, Local Press sure holds... More 

Thank Road M
Palmer, Alaska
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We came all the way from Alaska and stumbled upon The Local Press by accident as we searched for a healthy lunch in our general vicinity. We felt so fortunate we did! The owner really goes out of his way to be personable, makes sure you get what you want, and his sidekick chef is AWESOME! The Carmel apple cheesecake... More 

Thank cyd d
Okawville, IL
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Very small makes it very personal - I had the Reuben, my husband the chowder, and salad - guy off the street bragged the apple Carmel cheesecake,so we ate that, too! It was all the best!!! Owner was very friendly - lots of take out orders!! You will not be disappointed!! TRY THE LOCAL PRESS!

1 Thank Valentinegal
Bangor, Maine
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is now my absolute favorite place to stay in Portland. The staff is super friendly from the cleaners to the servers in Union. Inkwell is great and Arielle is an awesome bartender. The food in Union is unique and very good.

Thank Dew-it2it
Hilton Head
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This little spot serves great, well crafted sandwiches. The paninis are super and the bread is light and tender, better than any other that I have tried. There is a long list of sandwiches, a couple of fresh soups and plenty of good eating to go around. The staff is friendly and laid back but the sandwiches come out quickly.... More 

Thank rickd51
South Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended The Local Press to me so I stopped in to grab a sandwich. I loved everything about it! I got The Dude and it was delicious!

Thank Tiffaney C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Perfect sandwiches and soup with a great homey atmosphere. Sandwiches made right in front of you in a perfectly organized prep area right behind the bar made out of pennies. The owner/chef is amazing and friendly. The Beacon St sandwich and a cup of Rundown soup is my new go to.

Thank Samantha S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We chanced upon Local Press on a quick drive through Portland after a red-eye flight into Boston that morning. The shop gave us just the nutritious food and comfortable, welcoming local environment we needed! The owner is delightful and shared a story with us about his special curry soup recipe. A must have. Great salad and sandwiches, too.

Thank Thomas N
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Found this restaurant when looking for a local place with healthy options after a long day of traveling. We were welcomed by the owner who was very friendly and offered helpful suggestions for menu items. Two of our party had paninis which were stuffed with generous portions of meat, fresh vegetables and local cheeses. I had a salad that was... More 

Thank Julele

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Soups, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103-5606
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-0039

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