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Armory Lounge & Restaurant

20 Milk St, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-4200
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Ranked #154 of 535 restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Feb 20, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We used to love this place for dinner w/in the Portland Regency, but on our last visit the quality of the food had definitely declined. It's definitely your average pub quality now. The bartenders are great though, and the drinks creative!

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tennessee
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339 reviews 339 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Located in the historic Regency Portland hotel, they offer various alcoholic drinks, live entertainment and light eats. It appears to be a very popular hangout with the locals and tourist alike. A very pleasant pub atmosphere convenient to downtown hotels and tourist areas.

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Salem NH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

the bartenders not only knew their drinks but were well versed on the menu..fantastic staff....attentive and cordial..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Okay so the margarita wasn't good, clam chowder okay, and fish and chips not good, atmosphere much more lounge than restaurant....BUT their burger is the best my husband and I have had! Made from local meat. Outstanding. Next time we're in Portland we'll go just for the burger!

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Boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Totally disappointed, but the food has declined and the ditzy servers (which were always part of the charm of this laid back basement lounge that I loved in fall and winter) have combined to a point where we've been sorely disappointed in our last few visits (as laid out more in depth in my review of the Regency). When we... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

By the time we had checked into the Portland Regency Hotel, hungry at three-thirty because we had not eaten since an early breakfast, the restaurant was closed, but we were directed to the Armory Lounge downstairs which was open. We were happy to learn that we could order some decent food. The hostess was happy to make us some real... More

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Portland, Maine
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The food here is just okay but for boozing this place is all right. It's dark, and weird. Like I like my men.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We arrived in town and were guests at the regency. We went into the lounge and the atmosphere is old school lighting and leather chairs with classic cocktails. Our disappointment was not the drinks or service. It was when my boyfriend was asked to take his cap off, which he willing did to respect the establishments' rules. During our two... More

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Portland, Maine
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185 reviews 185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I'm so glad that we finally went to the Armory Lounge after telling countless out-of-town friends and visiting colleagues that we'd heard that their hotel had a great bar with fantastic cocktails and very good food. My vodka pear cocktail (Peared up with Basil) was good but maybe a bit too sweet, however the basil vodka cocktail (the Basil Gimlet)... More

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Portland, Maine, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I love everything about this place! I'm a local and this is my go to spot for a quite and sophisticated night out! The servers are always friendly and very prompt. Looks like an old library very neat! Nice lounge where you can sit at a table with a group of friends or right at the bar. Drinks are the... More

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