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Little Tap House

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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106 High Street, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-518-9283
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had been here many times previously for beers and snacks. Always found their apps/snacks to be excellent as well as beer selection with many local breweries offered. This time my wife and I decided to try for dinner, as we never had always wanted to. It was not very busy and rather than sit us near window being still light... More 

Thank KenandToni207
Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little place. Nice selection of local beers on tap. Happy Hour specials looked good. We did not have any food but it looked well worth trying.

Thank NHGhogan
Burlington, Canada
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609 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several $5 specials at the Little Tap House on a Thursday evening. The bar area is modern and classic with a good energy.

Thank JALToronto
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place by accident after spending 2 hours at Portland's great art gallery which is just opposite. Lots of choices of beer, cosy atmosphere and terrific service. We were going to eat elsewhere but saw the food going to other tables and decided to order. We were so glad we did. The mussels were to die for. Huge slices... More 

Portland, Maine
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first impression was what a unique place, cozy, accommodating. The Google search didn't mention the hours for eating, and apparently, we got there at the wrong time---in between lunch and dinner--because at 3:30 we were not allowed to order anything from the food menu. Feeling obligated to order a drink, we sat with drinks, and water---and nothing else. Our... More 

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had brunch there in March 2017. We had to wait until they opened at 11AM on a Sunday; however, the experience was great. The foot was excellent, and the drink menu sounded great.

Thank Anne M
Takoma Park, MD
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate hear for lunch twice during a long weekend. Very Maine centric beers on tap and excellent lunch menu. You can select a pick two menu, such as spicy tomato soup and poutine, BLT and frites, rueben egg roll, and some other options, for $12. Not sure of dinner prices but food was VERY good. Wait staff was helpful and... More 

Thank deathblosom
Mount Shasta, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We dropped in on a Wednesday night, and had a great meal and very good service. Met the owner, and got helpful recommendations from our waitress. The burger and poutine entrees were both terrific. Cocktails and food totaled $60, and expected it to be substantially more costly. Parking nearby, and located one block back from the art museum...would enthusiastically recommend.

Thank F R
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were staying at the Westin hotel and this place was recommended by the staff. A short, cold walk and we were there. Cute atmosphere, great music and friendly staff and the Best onion soup we ever had. Hot, bubbly and delicious! The burger was great too. Wish we had gone back for dinner that night....went to an upscale place... More 

Thank ellenloveellen
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and a bite. I selected Little Tap House because it is a member of my hotel dining club program and I needed to preserve some points. Parking was easy in the pat and display lot across the street. The restaurant is warm, cozy. And quiet. There was only one other table occupied while we were... More 

Thank Pamela G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 High Street, Portland, ME 04101
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-518-9283
We are a craft beer gastro-pub with a farm to table menu. Locally sourced, locally loved. Residing in the seaside town of Portland, ME. Nestled between the Arts District and West End, Little Tap House resides kitty-corner to the Portland Museum of Art and sits just steps away from such venues like the State Theater, Civic Center, and One Longfellow Square. 14 Rotating taps; curated to be maine-centric. Drink fresh, drink local. [ Often featured ] // banded horn, rising tide, funky bow, maine beer co, bissell brothers, allagash, geary's brewing, barreled souls, foundation brewing, oxbow, atlantic brewing, gneiss brewing, marshall wharf, bunker brewing.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?