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Maine's Best Happy Hours, From the Readers

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A few weeks back, there was an Open Thread where readers were asked to weigh in on the best Happy Hours in Maine. Responses came in in the comments, via email and on Facebook, telling us about the best deals around. Whether it's cheap beer, half-priced wine, bargain cocktails or free food, the following map provides a guide to the places readers most love to retreat to after a long day at the office. To wrap up Eater Cocktail Week 2013, check out the map and chose a spot to hit up this afternoon. These Happy Hours begin soon. Or, in the case of Petite Jacqueline, it's already been going for over an hour. (The list is in no particular order.)

Forget to weigh in the first time? Let us know if we missed a great Happy Hour spot by telling us about it in the comments or emailing the tipline.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Petite Jacqueline

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190 State St
Portland, ME 04101
(205) 530-7044
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Known more for its fine French bistro fare, PJ may have the longest Happy Hour around. From 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, draft beer and glasses of wine are half price.

2. Little Tap House

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106 High St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 518-9283
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The "Bar & Barrel" Happy Hour goes from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the week and features a craft beer pint and mini appetizer for $6. Daily selections are posted on their Facebook page.

3. David's Restaurant

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22 Monument Sq
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 773-4340
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Happy Hour runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, with $5 martinis, $4 well drinks and glasses of wine, and $2.75 drafts. Great food specials, too.

4. Dock Fore

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336 Fore St
Portland, ME
(207) 772-8619
From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily, draft beer pints (and there's a good selection) are $1.95. Specials on other drinks, too.

5. Old Port Sea Grill

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93 Commercial St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 879-6100
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There are $2 oysters, $3 drafts, $5 glasses of wine and select $5 cocktails from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

6. The Grill Room & Bar

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84 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-2333
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At the bar from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, there are $3 pints, $3 select glasses of wine and $3 bar snacks.

7. The North Point

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35 Silver St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 899-3778
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This is the spot that got the most reader votes. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., glasses of wine are $4 and draft beers are $3. Both the wine and beer selections are ample and high-quality.

8. East Ender

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47 Middle St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 879-7669
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There's a $2.75 craft beer on draft, $3.50 house margaritas and $3 house wine during the week from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There's a good bar snack menu, too.

9. The Corner Room Kitchen & Bar

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110 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 879-4747
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From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. during the week, there's free food at the bar, along with $3 glasses of wine and $3 pints.

10. The Front Room

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73 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 773-3366
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From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., glasses of wine are a mere $2 at the bar. There are usually beer and booze specials, too.

11. Samuel's Bar And Grill

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1160 Forest Ave
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 797-6924
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All draft beer is half-price from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. On Wednesday and Thursday, Happy Hour includes free pizza.

12. 40 Paper Italian Bistro & Bar

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40 Washington St
Camden, ME 04843
(207) 230-0111
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There are half-price cocktails from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, along with $5 appetizer specials.

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1. Petite Jacqueline

190 State St, Portland, ME 04101
Known more for its fine French bistro fare, PJ may have the longest Happy Hour around. From 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, draft beer and glasses of wine are half price.
190 State St
Portland, ME 04101

2. Little Tap House

106 High St, Portland, ME 04101
The "Bar & Barrel" Happy Hour goes from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the week and features a craft beer pint and mini appetizer for $6. Daily selections are posted on their Facebook page.
106 High St
Portland, ME 04101

3. David's Restaurant

22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101
Happy Hour runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, with $5 martinis, $4 well drinks and glasses of wine, and $2.75 drafts. Great food specials, too.
22 Monument Sq
Portland, ME 04101

4. Dock Fore

336 Fore St, Portland, ME
From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily, draft beer pints (and there's a good selection) are $1.95. Specials on other drinks, too.
336 Fore St
Portland, ME

5. Old Port Sea Grill

93 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101
There are $2 oysters, $3 drafts, $5 glasses of wine and select $5 cocktails from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
93 Commercial St
Portland, ME 04101

6. The Grill Room & Bar

84 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101
At the bar from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, there are $3 pints, $3 select glasses of wine and $3 bar snacks.
84 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101

7. The North Point

35 Silver St, Portland, ME 04101
This is the spot that got the most reader votes. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., glasses of wine are $4 and draft beers are $3. Both the wine and beer selections are ample and high-quality.
35 Silver St
Portland, ME 04101

8. East Ender

47 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101
There's a $2.75 craft beer on draft, $3.50 house margaritas and $3 house wine during the week from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There's a good bar snack menu, too.
47 Middle St
Portland, ME 04101

9. The Corner Room Kitchen & Bar

110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101
From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. during the week, there's free food at the bar, along with $3 glasses of wine and $3 pints.
110 Exchange St
Portland, ME 04101

10. The Front Room

73 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101
From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., glasses of wine are a mere $2 at the bar. There are usually beer and booze specials, too.
73 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101

11. Samuel's Bar And Grill

1160 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04102
All draft beer is half-price from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. On Wednesday and Thursday, Happy Hour includes free pizza.
1160 Forest Ave
Portland, ME 04102

12. 40 Paper Italian Bistro & Bar

40 Washington St, Camden, ME 04843
There are half-price cocktails from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, along with $5 appetizer specials.
40 Washington St
Camden, ME 04843