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Just too cold

Commercial Street in Maine shares the one major negative of all businesses in the state: it is so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David P
Great shopping and eating

So much to do just on Commercial Street when in Portland. If you start your morning off early make... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lots of shops” (27 reviews)
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“great stroll” (5 reviews)
Portland, ME
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 December 2017

So many shops and places to eat in and around the area. Spend some time ther, or go up the streets to see more local places. I like to go there at least 2-3 times a year...Enjoy!

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 23 November 2017

If you're visiting Portland you cannot miss this. Catch a ferry to the Casco Bay Islands; watch the boats arrive and depart and shop to your hearts content!

1  Thank Floweressence
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Right beside the cruise terminal so first place we saw she we came ashore. Wasn't sure at first but when we spent some time expiring really good place to spend a few hours. As well as the normal tourist shops there were some really nice...More

Thank stephenskier123
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Main street to walk through Old Port. Many restaurants, bars, and gift shops on this street. Also several tours leave from this street.

Thank TravelGlo4
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great place to check out the shops and people watch. If a cruise ship docks, beware of lots of tourists! Great little gift shops abound.

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Commercial Street is the main street through Portland withe many gift shops and easy access to the water.

Thank The_Hailes
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Brenda L
10 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.
9 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!
12 September 2016|
Response from Vetskidog | Reviewed this property |
I think it was called Blue Lobster. It is on commercial street right across the street from the tour ticket booth. It is on the corner. They had a pretty good selection as well as some $6.00 t-shirts. Good luck.