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Things to do in East End, Pond Cove

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“A cool lighthouse looking structure on Munjoy Hill. Cool history and great views.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Neighborhood spot on the east-end; great for breakfast. Quality food at much more affordable prices. *casual/mid-range. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Park
“The Eastern Promenade is accessible on foot or by bike via the Portland Trails network which goes around back cove. The Eastern Promenade is home to East End Beach (a rocky beach) and a large park set on a hill overlooking the ocean. A great place to fly kites, picinic or just relax and enjoy the view.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Route
“Breath-taking views and a busy little peninsula full of Portland Hipsters and families. A park setting with trails, a public beach, and lots of places to search for seaglass, also a scenic train rides available too”
  • 60 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Eclectic locally-sourced food, fun atmosphere, great for kids. Note: Silly's is a bit cozy so if you are travelling with a big stroller or lot of cargo they may not have room.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Awesome space. Super chill with duck fat now. Get the farmhouse ale. That’s the one”
  • 36 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is our date night restaurant. Its quiet and cozy and the food is just what you want on date night. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Nature
“Make sure you take a dip in the ocean. This is a very dog friendly beach. Google all the other nearby beaches.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious baked goods, great wine and cheese selection, gourmet picnic to goes:)”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
“Good for a boost if you've wandered up Munjoy Hill into Portland's east end”
  • 22 locals recommend
Wine Bar
$$$
“Really inventive constantly changing menu. Great cocktails **mid-range/high end”
  • 26 locals recommend
Trail
“Beautiful Walk along the former working waterfront. Great views of Casco Bay. Quintessential Portland. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Board games and beer. Always a great food truck outside. My favorite of the breweries down there ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish tacos and house margaritas will set you free every time. Lively and friendly. Great staff”
  • 20 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Cozy, understated spot for izakaya-style Japanese small plates, creative cocktails, beer & sake.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Lot's of delicious small plates including one of my favorite pasta dishes ever! They also have lovely cocktails and a good meat and cheese selection. You'll definitely be throwing down a bit of cash here but you're on vacation and this place is worth it!”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Breakfast Spot
“Neighborhood spot on the east-end; great for breakfast. Quality food at much more affordable prices. *casual/mid-range. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Eclectic locally-sourced food, fun atmosphere, great for kids. Note: Silly's is a bit cozy so if you are travelling with a big stroller or lot of cargo they may not have room.”
  • 47 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is our date night restaurant. Its quiet and cozy and the food is just what you want on date night. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Really inventive constantly changing menu. Great cocktails **mid-range/high end”
  • 26 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Cozy, understated spot for izakaya-style Japanese small plates, creative cocktails, beer & sake.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish tacos and house margaritas will set you free every time. Lively and friendly. Great staff”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Lot's of delicious small plates including one of my favorite pasta dishes ever! They also have lovely cocktails and a good meat and cheese selection. You'll definitely be throwing down a bit of cash here but you're on vacation and this place is worth it!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“East End market offers sandwiches, pizza, salads, etc. Outdoor seating, excellent beer selection (for a six-pack to go). ”
  • 16 locals recommend

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