Local 188

Local 188, 685 Congress St., Portland

About Local 188
Local 188
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Spanish
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.9 miles from Portland center (as shown on map)
Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine using local ingredients.
We have two versions of the classic paella, one has chourico and chicken and the other is all seafood. Menu is printed nightly with frequent changes in steak, soup, tortilla, gnocchi and risotto, as well as appetizer and fish specials.
Our menu offers a full range from tapas (small plates), raciones (medium plates) to entrees (large plates), creating a set of choices for any size appetite.
Weekend brunch is served from 9am till 2pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Our wine list is extensive featuring over 100 bottles with specialization in Spain, France and Italy.
Our beer list features local micros, seasonal, imports and domestics with selections from Bunker, Allagash, Dogfish head, Oxbow, Unibroue, Brooklyn and Smuttynose to name but a few.
Not to be overlooked is the ever changing array of house designed and made cocktails, many of which feature intriguing and delicious infusions.

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Local 188 is #42 of 553 things to do in Portland

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: mrsbink
Mon 4 Apr, 2022
l This place always seems to be buzzing, and for good reason. Super friendly and efficient staff, and its top-shelf kitchen team turns out generous portions of simply delicious food, served in either...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: claudnine98, Boston, Massachusetts
Mon 7 Feb, 2022
l Each time I visit Portland I need to stop by Local 188 and have the paella. It is truly one of my favorite places to eat paella and it never disappoints! Service is always excellent even on busy...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: billk2345678, Reno, Nevada
Sat 15 Jan, 2022
l I lie the room and the vibe. I like the menu which has the right amount of Maine incorporated. The bar is first rate. The food always reliable fresh and very good or even excellent depending on luck...

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Local 188 685 Congress St., Portland