Portland, Maine, has so many unique and incredible places to grab a bite to eat and a hand-crafted cocktail that it can be hard to figure out where to go.

Even though I live in the city, I'm still lost when it comes time to make plans. I love going to my go-to spots but I also want to try new places.

I walk around aimlessly unsure of what door to walk through because there are just too many options. I've heard great reviews from so many places that it can be overwhelming.

Best Cocktail Bars in Maine

I'm clearly not the only one that feels this way because a post was recently shared in a Portland, Maine, Facebook group asking for cocktail bar recommendations in the area.

The recommendations rolled in and locals pulled together a great list of the best cocktail bars in Portland, Maine.

This list is filled with places I love and places that I look forward to trying.

When I want to catch up with friends, spend time with loved ones, or go on a romantic date with my partner, I am always on the lookout for the perfect cocktail bar that captures a warm and intimate interior paired with hand-crafted cocktails.

I love chatting over a boozey drink in a comfortable place and this list is filled with some of the best options in the city.

Whether you're looking for a unique sweet cocktail or a spin on a classic, you're sure to find something you love on this list of 15 of the best cocktail bars in Portland.

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