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Sur Lie

About
There's something special about Sur Lie that sets us apart. It's the values we have and the values we all share as a team that is transferred through to our guest. To us it's about buying local. It's about giving back to our community. Food and drink are a craft here, something we take very seriously and we take pride in. To us it's more than sitting down to eat dinner. You get more than food and a couple drinks...you get an experience. To us...it's about giving each guest an amazing experience. Every time.
PRICE RANGE
US$45 - US$55
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sweet pea hummus tapas seared scallops lox fried milk lavash lamb bolognese chocolate pot de creme brussels sprouts ceviche cheesecake fries small plates imaginative food every single dish during restaurant week seasoned perfectly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very original, very good, one of the best restaurants I have visited on the east coast. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Very nice original cocktails as well. White bean dip with lavash a great appetizer.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janteuwen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could give Sur Lie a better review because the food was fairly good. However after the experience my husband and I just had I cannot. We enjoyed a nice meal and a couple of drinks at the bar on our night away...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kaitlin K
Krista C, Owner at Sur Lie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you so much for sharing your concerns. We deeply regret the confrontation that was had with your husband. I understand that you were not present for the altercation, and unfortunately we were forced to ask your husband to leave due to his...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Portland. Eventually TripAdvisor will catch up with reality. There is no better dining experience in Portland. You have to try this. Tapas. Wonderful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bankguy1961
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Definitely good, friendly service. The wait staff is really good at bringing the plates out just in time ( one after another) so you are not bombarded with lots of little hot plates everywhere sitting in your table. We had a potato dish with blue...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OTECAC
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We chose this restaurants for the "small plates". We ordered the cheese board with smoked salmon and it was impressive and delicious, but we got a tiny portion of the amazing salmon. The scallop dish was okay. The endive salad had barely any endive in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Muriel M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This is truly a gem that shouldn’t be missed. My husband and I ate here on a quick trip through Portland Maine and were nicely surprised even with the great reviews of other patrons. Everything we had was sublime. We started with the scallop dish...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michele K
Reviewed September 12, 2018

In a town crowded with great dining options, I've never been disappointed at Sur Lie. The food is superb - fresh in creation as well as ingredients. With the small plates you get to try several things instead of one entrée. I always leave full...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mainetraveler2007
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Small portions of delicious food. Quality of quantity and that suited us very well. Service was friendly and impeccable. Cocktails were great. The only remake I would have is that I would like to see the wine selection widened in quality and number. The white...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Henk58
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stopped by for dinner after picking up family at the airport and had the most delicious, amazing meal. Every single dish was exquisite and beautifully presented. The only thing I would change is that I would not share the dishes: next time, I will...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Monique L
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

SUBTLE NUANCES & SUPERB VARIATIONS. THE CHEF SURPRISED AND DELIGHTED OUR TASTEBUDS! When you see the menu you recognize some familiar small plates which make it on to many tapas Mendez in the USA. Don’t take anything for granted! Hummus as an appetizer is green...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Are you wondering what is available for parking nearby? There is plenty of metered parking down both sides of free street. There is also a parking garage next door to Sur Lie as well as a flat lot right across the street... More
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