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Wonderful Maine crafts and a warm welcome

My wife and I visited The Commons in Eastport, Maine, several times this summer while on vacation... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Roger C
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Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States
via mobile
A Must Visit!

The Commons is one of the most beautiful handcraft shops I have ever visited. All the items in the... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Islander53
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PEI
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited The Commons in Eastport, Maine, several times this summer while on vacation. Our welcome there by Nancy and other staff has always been warm and comfortable. The shop itself is amazing with crafts, leatherwork, pottery, prints, weaving pieces, jewelry, all...More

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Nancy A, Owner at The Commons Eastport, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, Roger. It's our pleasure to welcome visitors to Eastport and introduce them to the very creative artists and artisans in the area. We'll hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 3, 2018

The Commons is one of the most beautiful handcraft shops I have ever visited. All the items in the shop are locally made by over 90 artisans. There are lovely cards, exquisite jewellery, sea glass and shell art, carved whales, pottery vases, and so much...More

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Nancy A, Owner at The Commons Eastport, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. We're proud of all our artists, and the fact that they're all in the area. We hope you'll find your way back to Eastport soon.

Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Owned and operated by three ladies, the Commons offers a wide variety of handmade artistic treasures for sale. The owners are friendly and more than willing to help each customer. It is a great place to find a gift for a special friend or special...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

This is a beautiful little shop. The items are all locally made and available in a range of designs and prices. My wife found some locally made silver jewelry that reminded her of items done in Ireland. Janice was very helpful. This is a great...More

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Nancy A, Owner at The Commons Eastport, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

We're glad that you liked what you saw in the gallery of local art and artisan work at The Commons. We know how great it is to have so many very talented people in our area, and we're happy to support and encourage them.

Reviewed September 22, 2017

I recently spent a week in Eastport, my first but not last visit! In this nicely designed shop you will a wide range of interesting pieces (leather potholders!) to fit every budget. One of my purchases was a CD, "Autumn in Eastport", featuring great fiddle...More

Thank Holly R
Nancy A, Owner at The Commons Eastport, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay in Eastport, Holly! We're working hard to make it a great destination, and your kind words make it all worthwhile. All of our 100+ artists and artisans live within about 120 miles of Eastport, and we're delighted to support...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was our fourth visit to the Tidewatcher condo above the Commons gift shop. It is a clean well appointed place to live for a vacation. The kitchen has all the tools needed to make meals. The kitchen, dining room and living room flow nicely...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

This is a delightful shop with oodles of beautiful pieces ranging from sculptures to handbags, paintings, cards, pottery. There is something for everyone and the items are not what you find in department stores. Most of the merchandise is made locally and there is a...More

Thank Jay N
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a week in Eastport staying at the condos above the gift shop. Morning light streams in as activity progresses on the bay while you enjoy breakfast. A wonderful place to stay, right on the waterfront and walking distance to several eating establishments .

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

We are a seniors couple from Alabama who are nearing the end of a month's stay at Tide Watcher. We picked this location never having been to Maine! The condo is much more spacious than we expected and is comfortable and well-appointed in every way....More

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Reviewed December 7, 2016

I loved the Commons. I found myself singing "if I had million dollars" as I walked throughout the store. I got a few things to bring home for family members, but I wish I could have gotten one of everything. I loved the combination of...More

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