Everyone wants in on Portland's booming restaurant scene, including far-flung family members who drop in at the same time as the rest of the country. But while the city's cobblestones streets and historic brick buildings may be quaint, New England fishing villages are not known for palatial architecture.
Plenty of restaurants off Portland's peninsula have large dining rooms well-suited to groups. But for those looking to eat near the water where the action is, here are 12 restaurants that can accommodate large parties, often on short notice. Calling ahead is always a good idea. Note: map points are presented in alphabetical order.Read More