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Bar Lola - CLOSED

100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
+1 207-775-5652
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
13 Jul 2014
“Bar Lola now Lolita and impossibly even better !”
7 Dec 2013
“Restaurant Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Guy and Stella Hernandez have transformed Bar Lola into an wonderfully imaginative modern bodega with simple fixtures, an amazing wood grill, and hand cranked machines. Open late, now serving lunch as well, and open six days rather than three, including the hard-to-eat-out Monday night !...More

Thank 2_Island_Guy
Reviewed 7 December 2013

We stopped by, but it is closed. Check of the web site confirmed this. A new restaurant is being planned.

Thank Geoffrey26
Reviewed 26 October 2013

This is lovely little restaurant that should have a greater prominence in the Portland food scene. The first night of our visit to Portland was our anniversary and I wanted to find a special place. I looked at all the well known places (Hugo's, Fore...More

2  Thank elynchking
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Three of us had the 7 course tasting menu and it an incredible experience! Every plate we had was beautifully presented, imaginative and delicious. The house made agnolotti with chicken livers, amaretti and roasted grapes was sensational, as well as the Maine beet soup with...More

Thank Joie09
Reviewed 21 October 2013

My son and his fiance got married in Portland in September. I needed to find a restaurant for the rehearsal dinner and spoke with the managers at several well known and highly reviewed restaurants before deciding on Bar Lola. Something didn't quite work at each...More

Thank N_A_P_H2013
Reviewed 6 October 2013

This place is great! Make sure to reserve for this neighborhood gem as it is worth it. The menu was fresh and creative, the service excellent, and the environment cozy but not cramped. The only thing i would do differently when i return is make...More

Thank J K
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This small restaurant tucked away in a quiet area is amazing. The minute we entered, we felt it would be great, from the friendly greeting, knowledgeable and attentive service, and also a glance at other diners who were a mix travelers, locals conducting business, etc.--...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Bar Lola is a small but nicely situated restaurant that offers a very nice selection of beers and an interesting wine list. The room is quite comfortable, and the service is good. The food gets somewhat mixed reviews -- some dishes (carnitas, mussels, fresh fish)...More

Thank KingofThreePutts
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Three of us went for the 4 course prix fixe. I haven't eaten such inspired food in some time. Everything we ordered was wonderful - expert cocktails, inventive food combinations and amazing wine. Our server, Alex, was knowledgeable, friendly and made us feel so welcome....More

2  Thank faunaandflora
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Food and service happens to be very good, but was disappointed with the wine pricing. My wife and I got a glass of wine each @ 9.50. We ended up having 5-glasses of wine for a total of $47.50. The wine servings was also very...More

1  Thank Trailerking
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-775-5652
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