East Bayside in Portland, Maine, is a seaport neighborhood which first flourished in the early 19th century as an American residential and commercial center. Popular with visitors for its vibrant arts and entertainment scene, the college town nowadays oozes with modernity and boasts a wealth of vivacious drinking spots perfect for an enjoyable night out. Here’s ten of the best drinking spots in the area.
The Muse Paintbar combines the best of drinking and eating with art, making it an out-of-the-ordinary, unique and unmissable stop. With colorfully decorated walls and a diverse range of paintings in every direction, this venue is a real spectacle. Easels are dotted around the venue ready for visitors to create a masterpiece, and the beer and wine is always flowing. If you want to learn more about how to create a great piece of artwork classes are held here weekly.
Address & telephone number: 245 Commercial St, Portland, ME, USA+1 207 618 9500
Located on Congress Street in East Bayside, OTTO of Portland serves fine selections of pizza and other delicious dishes along with great drinks. This establishment offers patrons a wealth of hearty food options like like pulled pork and mango, tortellini pies and meatloaf with mashed potato, and you can follow any main course with a plethora of refreshing craft beer options. Don’t miss the Shipyard, a seasonal favorite with the locals.
Address & telephone number: 225 Congress St., Portland, ME, USA +1 207 358 7870