The Great Lost Bear

Not Rated.
The Great Lost BearThe Great Lost Bear
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

102 Reviews
Reviews: 102
Visits: 163
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: n/a
Taps: 69
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

540 Forest Ave
Portland, Maine, 04101-1507
United States
phone: (207) 772-0300

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @greatlostbear

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Reviews: 102 | Visits: 163
Reviews by adirondack88:
Photo of adirondack88
4.78/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

The Great Lost Bear is awesome! This is my home away from home. If you are away from home you can sit in front of the "Bearcam" and it can be a poor man's version of "Skype". The beer selection is great. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The food is good and they have a huge menu. If I lived in Portland I would have to live in the neighborhood around the corner so this could be my regular watering hole. I am on their e-mail list so they send me the "Bear's Growl" every week which is a hoot. Can you tell I am a big fan of this place? The Great Lost Bear deserves all the praise I am giving it. (605 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of rjp217
4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of MRVermont
4/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of ChrisinRI
3.96/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of psweendogg
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Nice bar, nice beer selection with awesome ME offerings, solid food options and a great vibe. (93 characters)

Photo of SveNss0N
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of OJT1993
5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great food, great beer selection, all around a great place (58 characters)

Photo of Wickedasitseems
4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Great place to hang out and have a beer....good food too!! (58 characters)

Photo of slasich
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of josephwcarr
3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of Rekrule
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Cdowd10
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of irishevans
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Reds76
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of BEERMILER12
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of illpass78
5/5  rDev +18.5%

A must-go-to on the Maine beer trail. Dozens of Maine beers on tap. Great staff and tasty food, too. (100 characters)

Photo of Mikecap
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of meb3476
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of ferillo
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of etmur007
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of meehandennis
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of RichD
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.72/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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The Great Lost Bear in Portland, ME
94 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.