A Night Owl’s Guide to Portland, Maine: Bar and Nightlife Options
Welcome to the heart of Portland’s nightlife – the bustling Old Port, where the city’s vibrant spirit comes alive after dark. At the Holiday Inn by the Bay, we invite you to discover an electrifying array of bars and nightlife hotspots that promise an unforgettable experience. From hidden speakeasies to rooftop revelries, this guide showcases the finest establishments that will keep your evenings in Portland brimming with excitement.
Port of Call Lounge
Nestled inside of our hotel, the Port of Call Lounge is a cherished local treasure that captures the essence of a classic neighborhood bar with a dash of maritime charm. Stepping inside, visitors are welcomed by a warm and inviting ambiance, where the friendly staff and regular patrons make everyone feel like they’ve found a second home. Known for its extensive selection of craft beers and classic cocktails, the Port of Call Lounge offers a laid-back setting to unwind and savor libations after a day of exploring the city.
Blyth & Burrows
Step into the world of Blyth & Burrows, a hidden gem exuding the charm of a bygone era. This intimate speakeasy-style bar is adorned with maritime decor and offers an impressive menu of craft cocktails that entwine classic flavors with innovative twists. Tucked away in the Old Port’s alleyways, Blyth & Burrows provides an exclusive ambiance for patrons seeking a sophisticated night out.
Luna Rooftop Bar
Elevate your nightlife experience at Luna Rooftop Bar, offering sweeping views of Portland’s skyline and the harbor. This chic rooftop oasis is the ideal setting for sipping handcrafted cocktails and relishing in the company of friends under the moonlit sky. Unwind and indulge in a night of luxury at Luna Rooftop Bar.
The Porthole is where maritime history meets lively waterfront entertainment. As both a daytime seafood eatery and a popular nightlife spot, The Porthole boasts a wide selection of craft beers, signature cocktails, and live music that sets the stage for an enjoyable evening. Sip your drink on the outdoor deck, taking in the scenic views as boats gently sway in the harbor.
The Bar and Bites
The Bar and Bites redefines the gastropub experience with an extensive menu of delectable dishes paired with craft beers and specialty cocktails. Combining the comfort of a neighborhood bar with a lively social scene, The Bar and Bites caters to diverse tastes, making it the perfect spot for socializing and savoring an array of culinary delights.
The East Ender
The East Ender effortlessly combines the cozy ambiance of a neighborhood bar with the vibrant energy of a bustling nightlife hotspot. They have karaoke every night on the first floor, but if karaoke isn’t your thing hangout at The Hideaway Bar upstairs. Known for its diverse selection of craft beers on tap and imaginative cocktails, this welcoming joint beckons a diverse crowd, creating an environment of warmth and camaraderie.
Arcadia pays homage to retro gaming culture with its extensive collection of vintage arcade games, pinball machines, and classic consoles. As you indulge in playful competition, enjoy a selection of craft beers, creating a laid-back atmosphere that fosters a sense of nostalgia and camaraderie.
Venture into the captivating world of Old Port’s nightlife and discover an enticing array of bars and entertainment venues, each offering a distinct experience that caters to diverse tastes and interests. From hidden gems to lively hangouts, the Old Port has something to entice every night owl. Come explore and experience the vibrant nightscape of Portland, Maine, where the fun never stops at the Holiday Inn by the Bay!