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27 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04101-3815
(207) 774-1740
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Ranked #192 of 535 restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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53 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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English first
Cape Porpoise, Maine
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

When it takes 30 minutes and a request to get a wait person, there is something wrong. 30 min more after told food was being plated. Two hours and thirty minutes for a usual 1 hour fifteen minute meal. Slow slow.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Everything about this place is exceptional quality. The food, the atmosphere, the location and the quality and valuw of the mixed drinks is unmatched at any location we have ever been. Winnie is fun and knows her customers by name. New or old. The menu is all new daily and only fresh ingredients. We highly recommend Katahdin...

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Portland, Maine
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

What a special place! Becky the Chef owner makes everything from scratch! Tonight I had homemade pasta with luscious sauce of mushrooms, tomatoes and herbs with cream and wood grilled chicken. (Can I lick the plate?). My son had pork tenderloin with bacon and sweet potatoes, my wife had salad with marinated grilled steak.... The drinks and wine - yum...... More

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Old Town, Maine
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Agree with previous review-Winnie was our bartender and waitress, she is witty and fun-just delightful! Our food was to die for, the drinks fabulous and we truly enjoyed everything about our meal. We had the goat cheese fondue for an appetizer, truly divine! My husband had the pork tenderloin, he was able to cut it with a butter knife. I... More

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South Portland, ME
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I am going to just put it right out on the table with this one. Winnie is the best bartender in portland. Here honey pear martinis are to die for. The place is a little pricey but it is worth every penny. Winnie the owere and bartender is a hoot! The place has a great atmosphere and there are always... More

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Cumberland Center, Maine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This wonderful and delicious spot is tucked away on a side street next to the Portland stage company. It pays to go off the beaten track and discover this little gem where Winnie serves up a fine drink from the elegant bar...Chef Becky is excellent and inventive....always a good choice!

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Bethel, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Excellent food, service, bartender and atmosphere. What more do you want? Nothing. Dont deny yourself the pleasure of this place

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Portland, Maine
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Recent visit and Becky (the Chef and co-owner) was making what she decided based on local ingredients and her whim and creativity. As sat at the bar and order my wonderful cocktail created by Winnie (bartender, mixologist, and co-owner) for me based on my taste in alcohol and mood for the evening, I saw that they had fried oysters dipped... More

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Portland, Maine
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We were seated upstairs but the hostess. She did not check to see if we had made a reservation, which we did. On the second floor, totally unoccupied when we were seated, we waited a good fifteen minutes until our waitperson arrived without apologies. His service was friendly but cursory. The food was average. They definitely do not live up... More

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Newport, VT
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We loved our meal at Katahdin, and I would recommend it, however, just be aware the hostess can be a little cold. We arrived earlier than our reservation on a Saturday night hoping to be seated early. We were told the restaurant was too busy ( even though there were alot of open tables), so we said no problem can... More

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