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Fore Street

Fore Street, 288 Fore Street, Portland

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About Fore Street
Fore Street
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Average Price: $50 and over
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.4 miles from Portland center (as shown on map)
Located in Portland's Old Port District, Fore Street opened in June, 1996. The interior surrounds a unique brick and soapstone hearth with a wood-burning oven, grill and turnspit; visible from most tables. We believe that good food travels the shortest possible distance between the farm and the table. Our menu changes every day and is founded upon the very best raw materials from a community of Maine farmers, fisherman, foragers and cheese makers. Most of the Maine foods are organically grown or harvested wild, each brought to us at the peak of its season. In 2002 and again in 2007, Fore Street was named by Gourmet Magazine as one of the Top Fifty Restaurants in the United States. In 2004, Chef-Partner Sam Hayward was named Best Chef: Northeast by the James Beard Foundation.

Reservations made on Open Table are for inside dining only. We have closed our outside patio for the season.

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Fore Street Restaurant is #24 of 547 things to do in Portland

3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: vickidV6713SY
Fri 17 Jun, 2022
l My husband and I were looking for to trying this restaurant for our Anniversary. Made sure to make a reservation in enough time and was happy to be able to secure a spot on our actual Anniversary...

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1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: persnickity12, New Gloucester, Maine
Thu 9 Jun, 2022
l A restaurant more interested in local sources than local patrons. Let me start by saying I have both eaten at this restaurant and recommended it for years, no more. Very disappointed with how...

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1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: E2715FCstevew
Mon 6 Jun, 2022
l I was excited to try this place, as I?ve heard great things. We were there eating with friends, and sat at the bar when they opened (5pm). While eating our appetizers, I was told I couldn?t order...

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Fore Street 288 Fore Street, Portland