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Central Provisions

414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
+1 207-805-1085
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“suckling pig” (77 reviews)
“bone marrow” (48 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Probably one of the best meals of our 11 day East Coast trip!! Ate downstairs at the bar and enjoyed not only the food but the bartenders too! Great employees but the food!!! OMG! So amazing. We shared 6 small plates that were mostly recommendations...More

Thank sammijo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came in around 545 pm on a Friday night and got a comfy spot on the rail against the window that looks out into the old port. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and nice. The cocktails we got were great. Their list is enjoyable...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here for Sunday brunch. They open at 11am so we went 10 mins early to get in line. By the time the restaurant opened, there was about 5 parties in line. I don't care for the traditional eggs and pancake brunch. Which is...More

Thank iamlinda007
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was good. The fried cauliflower was excellent but they give you way more chickpeas than actual cauliflower. They do not have mixed drinks but do have an extensive list of beers. Long line to get in if you do not get their early....More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I visited Central Provisions end of June 2018. We had a split party, four of us were present and was awaiting three more. We went downstairs to the bar to await our table. The girl bartender downstairs was very rude to us...More

1  Thank Mario E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was able to get in by waiting in line Sunday morning for the 11am opening and seated with the first group. They dont take reservations. The food was absolutely incredible and perfect for the brunch crowd. Unbeknownst to us they were a James Beard nominee...More

1  Thank JSuth2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard that Portland, Maine had become a foodie center and Central Provisions is central to that. This is a cute little restaurant with a really interesting, eclectic menu. They serve smaller plates, kind of tapas style and bring things out when they're ready....More

Thank andy b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy stop for small plates specialty's and cocktails. Portland is a great foodie town which keeps getting better. Fun times walking around and stopping in for a drink and a snack or an entire meal. Central Provisions offers a great small plates menu. If crowded,...More

Thank looper63
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came during the 2-5 "rations menu" time - plenty to nibble on. But I want to let you know that the cocktails are 5 star. Creative ones on the menu but even if you choose an old stand by, they are perfectly made. They...More

Thank cmontie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really wanted to eat here because we heard great things. We made sure we got there for what I thought was brunch on Sat but was actually lunch. We didn't realize this was a 'small plates' restaurant until the waitress told us it was....More

1  Thank Benny521
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5 April 2018|
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Response from nbb1107 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know the answer, but you could call and ask. It’s worth whatever effort you have to make to get there though!
Lindsay W
19 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. You should contact them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-805-1085
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