With the Tourist Day weekend, here are some places to eat on the peninsula
in the lovely Maine air with the salty breeze in your hair. On Commercial Street, that's Mims, Dry Dock, Sapporo, The Porthole, Bill's Pizza, J's Oyster Bar, Portland Lobster Co., The
Standard Baking Co., Flatbread, Benny's, and Cinque Terre. Close by, Yosaku and Brian Boru.
In no particular order, on Congress Street, watch the traffic at the Point 5 Lounge, The White Heart, Wild Burritos, Bankok Thai, Uffa!, Bar Lola, the Blue Spoon and the Front Room. In Monument Square, Henry VIII, David's and Shay's.
On or near Exchange Street, with no comment on the burrito quality, Federal Spice, JavaNet, O'Naturals, Natasha's, Sebago Brewing Co. and Mark's hot dogs. On Middle Street, Duckfat and Ribollita, with outdoor benches at Norm's East End and Hugo's.
Elsewhere, Amatos, Two Fat Cats, and Coffee By Design on India Street, Tu Casa on Washington Avenue. Aribica, The Dogfish Bar & Grille, Starbucks, and Marcy's (waiting only) on Free Street. Susan's Fish & Chips on Forest Avenue, and the Ohno Cafe on Brackett Street.
With a nod westward to picnics
, via TFS
, head to: the Eastern Cemetery on Congress Street, Evergreen Cemetery on Stevens Avenue, the Eastern Promenade, Hobson's Wharf, Custom House Pier, and Pleasant Street Park.
Labels: Bar Lola, Blue Spoon, Bread, Brian Boru, CBD, Cinque Terre, Front Room, Grill Room, Hugo's, Lobster, Pizza, Standard