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The Kings Head

€€ - €€€, , American
254 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4664
+1 207-805-1252
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“scotch egg” (10 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
Bar, Pub, American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
254 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4664
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Popped in for a later dinner with our family based on reviews, glad we did, came back two more times while in Portland. Great beer list and top notch gastro pub fare - lamb sausage flatbread, lamb burger, crab cakes, etc. All excellent and thoughtfully...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went there for a after dinner drink. Lots to choose from and great advice from the staff. Nice seating arrangement which make for good discussion.

Thank Ludo-Owen
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I spent a couple enjoyable hours here having a long lunch and a couple beers while the ladies in my life shopped. I had more fun. Chatted with a fellow traveler and the bartender was very good at checking if we needed refills.

Thank quietmanNY
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My boyfriend and I were here on the 4th of July and really enjoyed it. Not too many people, which is what we were looking for. The bartender looked like she was running everything herself and never seemed overwhelmed and every customer was taken care...More

Thank lyricrose_17
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Quaint local establishment, amazing Lobster Roll! Tremendous wings and amazing service from Lindsey! Being from Cleveland they really made me feel welcome. The guests are friendly and the atmosphere provides for a speak easy way to get to know local. I highly recommend.

Thank RichG720
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a quick drink and this was recommended by the hotel staff. The drinks and food were delicious, we had the lamb flatbread and wings. Great place to stop by.

Thank amSmh
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Really nice bar and restaurant. Huge variety of beers with a lovely bar . Food was marvellous and the service is excellent as well. Scallops were the best we’d ever had. Would definitely go back

Thank otterav
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Honestly, I was expecting much when I walked in, but I was pleasantly surprised. I am always one to ask what a restaurant is know for, so of course, I did the same here. The waiter, who was also the bartender, suggested the Scotch Egg...More

Thank Sightsee223538
Reviewed 5 April 2018

As the story goes, if they don't have it on tap, you don't want it! I work nearby and this is one of our go-to spots for after-work decompression. Great appetizers and excellent beer list showcasing the best of Maine's frenetic craft beer offerings. There...More

Thank Matty2999
Reviewed 4 April 2018

After a quick google search, my friend and I came up with The Kings Head for dinner. THIS. PLACE. IS. SO. DAMN. GOOD. Google did not disappoint. We stayed for about 3 hours. The beer selection is amazing, and the food was bomb. I had...More

Thank Michelle J
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1 March 2018|
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Response from fred6471 | Reviewed this property |
The desk clerk at our hotel said reservations are recommended during busy seasons. We were there on a rainy Sunday in Nov., so we got right in. It's not a very big venue, so I would advise reservations for a party of 15.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4664
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-805-1252
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