In a city with as much hustle and bustle as Portland, Maine, there’s always going to be restaurants opening and closing. Trendy bars lose their edge, concepts fall flat, owners move on. That’s business. Which makes many of the restaurants and bars who have stood the test of time in Portland all the more impressive. Some on this list you’ll expect, some may surprise. And if you’re really interested, Portland Food Map has a list of more food-related businesses and their history you can check out as well.
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