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Central Provisions

414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
+1 207-805-1085
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (50 reviews)
“suckling pig” (79 reviews)
“bone marrow” (54 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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414 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4027
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is possibly the best brunch ever! I had the raw beef salad and pan bread both of which were unique and incredibly flavorful. The atmosphere is in keeping with the Portland hipster vibe and the servers were warm and accommodating.

Thank NLTorontoVancouver
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Central Provisions food is great! The tapas is a fun change of pace than the normal restaurant experience and it’s great for ‘hanging out’ since food comes out as ready so it’s a more relaxed vibe. The spicy beef bowl and the pig are some...More

Thank jen01085
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We revisited Central Provisions two years after our first visit, this time for dinner. Arriving shortly after 6:00 on an October week night, we had a choice of seats and opted to sit at the kitchen bar. I can't say enough about the food. We...More

Thank MRM1655
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have enjoyed 2 creative, well prepared, excellently served meals here in the last 3 months. But I am not sure I will go back. I understand your great reputation, and maybe the millennial foodies, are willing to put up with the arrogance at the door,...More

Thank 2seas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here about a month ago, and can't stop talking about this place and the wonderful supper we had. It was our first visit to Portland (we are Canadians) and we were just here for one night. Everything we had was...More

Thank MBMaclean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Central Provisions during an early Anniversary celebration trip without the kids and were really looking forward to some nice meals. This place did not disappoint. We tried at least 6 plates and they were all unbelievably delicious. It was...More

Thank jenn_in_sj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Central is a no brainier if you are into food. They do the simplest things in the most creative ways! We had lunch here and shared a couple of little plates... If you go first and foremost get a cocktail ANY ONE OF THEM! I...More

Thank 2Abbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Creative offerings, nice service and thankfully we got there at the right time. This place gets busy.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have you ever dreamt about a dish? Have you ever eaten something and then days or even a few weeks later found that you were still thinking about it? This is what my life has been like wince I went to Central Provisions. I know,...More

Thank Madmixologist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and I would go back any day of the week. The food was delicious and service was great. We sat at bar and it was so much fun to watch the food go out. I loved the fried cauliflower and...More

Thank Jolene W
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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