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East Ender

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
47 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
+1 207-879-7669
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
47 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't go to the Eastender just because you can't get in to Duck Fat....go because the Eastender is a great restaurant. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The hostess/waitress was friendly, prompt and helpful. We ordered mussels and the fried fish dinner with spaghetti squash and...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here instead of waiting 2 hours for DuckFat and were so happy we did! The place is decorated so well - made me feel like I was over a well off friends yet it was cozy and comfortable. The drinks were unique and...More

Thank Elisabeth U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to East Ender for dinner on New Years Eve and had a fantastic dinner. The atmosphere and decor were original and warm. The beer list had some of the areas finest brews. We started with the mussels for an app which was in...More

Thank MattyIce73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a long wait at Duckfat and after some deliberation, we decided to go to EastEnder. The place was spacious and the servers were very warm and courteous. The menu was limited to lunch menu but there were some more options than Duckfat that...More

Thank sandeepmota
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We were back in Portland again (fantastic city) and decided to re-visit Duckfat. As usual the lines were long with people outside waiting... about 30 minutes. So we took a look at the menu of East Ender next door. So glad we went in to...More

Thank Floweressence
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Friends came into town on a cruise ship and we met there for lunch, right next door to Duckfat on Middle Street. This was my first time dining here and it didn't disappoint. I had the TURKEY BREAST WITH AVOCADO, LETTUCE, TOMATO & HERB MAYO...More

Thank Shocker_Bill
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Enjoyed drinks and snacks at the 2nd floor bar. Great drinks and service, and the bar area seemed quiet and relaxing compared to other nearby places

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ended up here for the same reason we suspect others do - the wait was too long at DuckFat. Cute decor and atmosphere, but underwhelming. Food looked amazing but had no flavor. Party of 9 and each of us were disappointed with our meal...More

Thank MrsQuattro
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Have often walked by this place, thinking it was tiny. But, there is a large area of seating upstairs as well. Service was excellent. Food ranges from delicious and juicy burgers with thrice-cooked fries to a Tunisian chickpea stew. Dessert was the fruit tart of...More

Thank Jillef
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went to the East Ender on Middle Street. It is located next door to Duck Fat. We found a table for five upstairs. I ordered their hake chowder and lobster melt with bacon. I had their bittersweet chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream. We...More

Thank Ronald B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
    (India Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-879-7669
  • E-mail
Description
The East Ender offers new American food with bold New England flavors. Chefs Karl Deuben and Bill Leavy . We source products from local farmers and purveyors. Quality local ingredients allow East Ender to create a menu from scratch and present it in an approachable and affordable way. Seriously good food in a seriously casual environment. A neighborhood meeting place to enjoy house cocktails, craft-beers, and wine that caters to the cuisine. Our menu offers seasonal snacks, salads, sandwiches, entrees and desserts.
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