Mash Tun

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Bar, Eatery

29 Wharf St
Portland, Maine, 04101-4145
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 31
Photo of shehateme
4.39/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Very cool spot with exposed brick , barn board and beams . Not sure how many taps they have but its a lot . Taps are dominated with great local Maine breweries , Bissell ,Foundation , Allagash , Ausin street & Battery steel . All styles seem very well represented not just ipa's . Staff seemed knowledgeable and were attentive . We had the cheese plate which was a bit of a miss but my buddy had a burger and said it was great , can't go wrong with a good burger so time I guess . Overall loved the place and can't wait to go back .

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Photo of Gavage
4.05/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Stopped here later on in the evening as the place ahead a smaller crowd than some other bars. Very old narrow brick building with a long lighter wood bar. Grill is located behind the bar. 18 beers on draft here, with a focus on local brews. The beers were fresh and reasonably priced. Service was decent during my visit. This is a nice bar with a decent selection, but the list of previous 4.9 and 5's from single review newbies has this place ranked a bit higher than it should be. I preferred it's sister bar The King's Head over this place.

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Photo of DallasHuber
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Freindly owner and the best staff! Great beer selection! Food menu is small but everything on it is delicious and very reasonably priced. Definitely check them out!!!

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Photo of MuddyMDI
4.95/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem of a place. It's got a rustic vibe and a no frills attitude. The place serves stellar beers and the people working there match 'em. It's not a place that is trying to be anything other than a sweet spot to settle in for a few hours and delicious burgers. Not pretentious in the slightest, nor overly trendy. The people working there are incredibly kind, thoughtful, and they really understand how simple and yet how powerful good conversation and great beer can be when combined. My wife and I live three hours away on MDI. We're coming back to P-Town just to hang out in the cozy nooks at the Mash Tun. Keep the taps flowing!

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Photo of almostinzen
4.84/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

I saw a sign that said craft beer and grass-fed burgers for $6. If this was a slogan for a presidential candidate, they'd get my vote. I haven't had a chance to sample all the 20ish beers there yet but there's plenty of local ones and the food menu is small, simple, and delicious. This bar is right in the heart of the old port and I find myself stopping in there more and more often. The fries and brussel sprouts are damn good too.

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Photo of NickT050
4.9/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Great place. Small and packed most of the time, but great service, great people, great selection of rotating beers. Food options are pretty limited but are amazing quality and they are very accommodating when it comes to custom orders.

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Photo of SandyMeats
4.74/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Great place. We went there shortly after it opened. Cool venue, beautiful brick and a nice bar. Great beer selection. Guys behind the bar were cool and good for conversation. Food menu was selective and killer. We got a grass fed beef burger for something like 5 bucks. Prices were amazing! We had brussel sprouts and their fries too. Bar stools had some subtle movie quotes on them too- nice touch for a movie guy. 10/10 would go again.

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Photo of Microbarbie
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Hidden Gem in Portland! Great beer selection and delicous burgers. Cant beat the prices either! Gary is great behind the bar. Head down to Warf st. and dont miss Mash. For the beer and burger enthusiast ☆☆☆☆☆

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Photo of texasrat
4.94/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Awesome new spot for Portland's vibrant beer scene. Best friggin burger on the planet. Long narrow wood bar with roughly 18-20 taps that rotate frequently. Bissell, Foundation & Allagash are mainstays! I am definitely a new regular. Gary is one of the best bartenders... Give the place a shot of you want quality.

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Photo of Oldportwine
4.53/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Great Local beer and burger bar. Twenty or so tap list with emphasis on new Maine craft and Belgian and Germans mixed in. Always have at least one hard to find local brew available with a healthy turnover. Excellent reasonably priced burgers, and among the best fries in Portland. Great welcoming service helps to make Mash Tun among the best beer bars in the Portland area.

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Photo of Nap2422
4.7/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Awesome little bar, and the perfect location. We love beer and this place has a great selection of beers on tap! The staff was very personable and the service was excellent. Would highly recommended stopping in for a few brews and a snack!

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Photo of deuce5645
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The Parmesan cheddar fried were great. They have a great selection between local ales, and European sours. It's a cozy little place right in the middle of everything in the Old Port. The staff was very friendly and happy to suggest/discuss local beers. I highly recommend.

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Photo of PatAPalmer
4.95/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I've been to 'Mash Tun' quite a few times. They carry some local greats (Bissel, Foundation) and worldy greats (Alvinne). This is a great spot to hit mid day for a nice small glass of beer - at night it can get pretty busy in the small space but the bartenders and the food will keep you happy!

Great vibe, its cozy, theres cold beer and good food (I only wish they had a slightly larger menu) - Try the burger + add fries, you won't be disappointed. Definitely a spot you should try.

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Photo of beeroclock247
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great energy and cozy atmosphere. The food selection is delicious. There's always great beers to pick from. An ideal spot to gather with friends or to strike up a conversation with a stranger. Staff is very friendly and attentive. I have and will continue to recommend Mash Tun.

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Photo of kevincasey
4.73/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

They don't have the biggest selection of beer in town, but they have a phenomenal well curated selection that turns over regularly. I feel like the tap list is entirely different every time I stop by.

It's a great place to belly up and have a few beers at the bar. There are a handful of small tables in the back if you've got a group. They've also got prosecco on tap if you have a non-beer drinker with you...

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Photo of ColinMac326
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great new(ish) spot in downtown Portland. Phenomenal beer selection including quite a few local beers. I took my mom and aunt there, both of whom are not really beer drinkers. The staff was knowledgeable in choosing a proper beverage for each of them. They were looking for an easy place to grab a bite on a busy day in Portland. With a small grill behind the bar they were able to cook us each a delicious affordable burger to our tastes.

Awesome sister restaurant to the King's Head Pub , if you're a beer drinker don't overlook this spot!

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Photo of Usaexercise7
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great vibe! Throwback cozy pub from past days! Great food & great service! 18 taps with the best burger I've had. A phenomenal escape from the wild and crazy Wharf Street.

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Photo of Grundica
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great new spot. Small space, mostly taken up by the long bar. Great tap selection (18 draft lines), with everything from German lagers to Belgian sours to local craft brews. Food menu is small but super cheap and very tasty ($6 burger, $5 chicken sandwich!). A welcome addition to Portland's Old Port.

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Photo of Panamamo42
4.91/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Great burger and craft beer joint. Cozy pub atmosphere and slammin selection of local Portland beers
Bissell Foundation Maine Beer co Allagash sours on 18 taps. Some well chosen taps from away like Dieu du Ciel. Really great grassfed burger for $6
I only failed to rate it 5 for food and selection bc no extensive bottle selection and the menu is quality but not extensive

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Mash Tun in Portland, ME
Place rating: 4.75 out of 5 with 31 ratings