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The Great Lost Bear

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

144 Ratings
Ratings: 144
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%
Taps: 69
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ 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 by maccroz:
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4.83/5  rDev +14.2%

What can you say about the Great Lost Bear that isn't wonderful? From the cool Greatful Dead bear bumper stickers "Support your right to arm bears", to the 50+ beers on tap, to those french fries that are to die for - this place rocks.

Only a miserable, cold, dreary environment like Portland, ME could create such a warm hospitable environment. It's by far my favorite place to grab a beer anywhere in the world. I recommend trying the 5 beer sampler as you'll most certainly want to try everything. Great Lost Bear does a good job of picking out the best beers out of the hundreds of micro brews in the New England area.

maccroz, May 23, 2006
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My first exposure to the craft beer scene (many years ago). This place will always be something special for me. Always an interesting tap list, and their sandwiches are awesome!

hudsonheat, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

good food good beer good service what else can you expect.. maybe more parking

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

It was great to finally get in a visit. Funky ass place, great vibe and character. Beer list was impressive and balanced. Service was friendly, knowledgable and prompt. My food was rather disappointing, steak fajita with four huge chunks of very tough 'tips'. But, overall a nice experience and a great spot for a beer geeky couple with three kids in tow.

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MacQ32, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

dunix, Jul 22, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +5.9%

Very laid back and chill atmosphere. I enjoy sitting in the lounge area which is always busy. The selection of beers is incredible and the food menu is quite large. The service could have been faster but I'm sure that my server just had too many table which happens sometimes. I like the wings and choosing many different beers each time I come back to the GLB.

Tajmohol, Jul 08, 2014
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The Great Lost Bear in Portland, ME
94 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.