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Novare Res Bier Cafe

) #38 of 455 Restaurants in Portland €€ - €€€ , , American
4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“belgium beer” (5 reviews)
“pretzels” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, American, Belgian
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4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great beer list. Kind of in a hidden spot. Great in the summer or spring when you can take advantage of the deck outside. This place can get packed but I've never had a problem getting my order in. Atmosphere is awesome and just a...More

Thank edzo33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server at one of the touristy waterfront restaurants recommended Novare Res Bier and we were thrilled with it. It was a gorgeous day and with a secret little courtyard it was the perfect spot to have a drink. Long beer list (about 20 on...More

Thank rhody2007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beer selection with a chance to smaple them all. Cool beer garden feel with decent snack choices (meets and cheeses). Will deffintly go again. Only draw back was bartender could have known more about the food and beer being served (minor point).

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool vibe, expansive selection. Service was polite and prompt. Wish they had a more of a cider selection for those sensitive to gluten but everything else was great!

Thank Whynottryit13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of beer for fair prices. They brew some of their own beer and beer from the area and beyond. Nice outdoor setting and indoor seating.

Thank jval317
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across this little place with a couple of our friends after seeing a show in Portland. The wait staff was personable and efficient. We were pleasantly surprised to find out that one of the best things on their menu is...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am so glad we found our way here to then be completely baffled on what to try first. The beer menu is phenomenal. GREAT! The atmosphere is a "bier cellar" for sure and the staff was very good. Food was really good. Very sharable.

Thank Ann N
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This place is seriously good if you like beer! The beer list is very extensive and has a wide variety of draughts and bottles - literally something for everyone. They serve great bar snacks and is all reasonably priced. The building itself has so much...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Secluded location (look for Key Bank sign) just off Exchange Street. You will find beers that are not found anywhere else in the United States! 300 different bottles and plenty of tabs. Great blend of local, regional, national, and international brews!

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife was adamant that we come to this spot when we visited Maine. I'm happy to say that I'm glad she highlighted this bar. It is amazing. The choice of beer is intimidating and the environment is ideal for a pub setting. If I...More

Thank Garrett R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American, Belgian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Canal Plz Ste 1, Portland, ME 04101-4594
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-761-2437
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