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The Thirsty Pig

37 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5009
+1 207-773-2469
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
37 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5009
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this place while walking around Old Port and are very glad we stopped in. There was great live music. We did not eat there, but had drinks. Lively spot to spend a chilly March afternoon. I would go back.

Thank Jedvt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to sample some beers. Place had a good feel to it. Patrons were all polite and had good attitudes. Staff was helpful and accommodating. I brought 3 kids with me and had no issues, they are family friendly. Great sausages and hot dogs. Would...More

Thank benpaul21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was awesome and delicious! Very casual, order at the bar, grab a table type of place. Good beers, good food, fun vibe. Can't wait to visit again when we're back in Portland.

Thank Meg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, small establishment with take out of stay in service. Menu is very standard, mostly fancy hot dogs, but wow delicious. Serves best of local beers. Good spot for a quick lunch.

Thank didr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were four of us placing an order to go. We called our order in and they were nice to take it even though they were very busy. Our wait was longer than normal but we were fine with it. Our order consisted of a...More

Thank WanderlustHrts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thirsty Pig is an elemental bar. It serves some of Portland’s good local brews in a brown woodsy space that is comfortable but not too dark. Food is somewhat limited, with lots of pork products—sausages, hot dogs, pulled—as well as some hummus and chicken...More

Thank Teledawg
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this place for a drink because we found the name to be very interesting. To our surprise we kept ordering the difference hotdogs and sausages. They were interesting and delicious. Would definitely love to go back.

Thank WorldTraveler_and_Co
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Pros: - Strictly craft beer (local beer) - Great food but small menu - Great deck when weather permits Con - If quite, the atmosphere can be depressing

Thank Local R
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a bar atmosphere but there’s plenty of tables to sit at, even late at night. We came for the hotdogs. They were excellent. Very short wait once we self ordered. Great for a quick beer and specialty wiener

Thank JuannyChico
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I️ go to Maine every few months because we both spent every summer growing up there. This time we ended up in Portland so my girlfriend could get a tattoo finished. We decided to try the tasty pig because of its great...More

Thank Rachel B
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21 June 2015|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
There is seating outside on a patio and booths inside. There is no table service, you order at the counter. I believe they have a kids menu, but it may be limited. I went with friends and there were some families there, I'm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-2469
Beer and Sausage. The two things we do best. Paring our house-made sausages with the best Maine-made beer we can find.
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