Little Tap House

4.7
90 Reviews
$30 and under
Farm-to-table
Little Tap House is a craftbeer gastropub with a farm-to-table menu. Opened in March of 2013 by a mother - daughter team; Lee Goyette and Brianna Jaro have transformed the space at 106 High Street into a convivial location where friends meet after work for happy hour, first dates later celebrate anniversaries, and families enjoy milestone birthday gatherings.

Cuisine is under the direction of Alexander Williamson. Williamson is a NY native and Johnson and Wales graduate with an extensive Executive Chef tenure in and around NYC. Looking for a change in pace, Williamson relocated his family north to Portland bringing his wealth of knowledge and dedication to honest and inspired gastropub fare.

Little Tap House offers 14 rotating taps; curated to be Maine-centric. From signature hoppy New England IPAs, to crisp and easy drinking lagers Little Tap House is a beer connoisseur paradise. Enjoy a flight of differing styles and breweries or a full pour paired with your m

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  • Daily Happy Hour 4-6pm!

    Multiple dates available

    Tue - Sat 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    Book an early reservation and take advantage of our daily Happy Hour from 4-6pm! Enjoy $5 House Red & White Wine, $5 Well Drinks, & $5 Select Local Beer Draft.
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service as always! :)

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vipGirlsnightgals
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it here. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Food is delicious! Will definitely go back!

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OnTheTown
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Lovely neighborhood restaurant with a quality menu excellently prepared and warm friendly service

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seang
New England
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great beer selections, and incredible seafood and appetizers!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food, Great ambiance we had so much fun and enjoyed everything!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing! Lee and Bri are fabulous! We always enjoy a great meal, tasty drinks and a fun lively atmosphere. Whether entertaining friends or for a weeknight nosh, it’s our neighborhood go-to. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service

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vipSteveF
New England
52 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was the last place we dined before Covid shut everything down. Happy to say that things are great as ever. Food and service both great! Everyone was so friendly. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great experience. Food was Amazing as was the service. I was so happy that they re-opened after C-19. We’ve never had a bad experience here

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Mazda
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly and informal setting. We opted to sit outside so traffic made it a bit noisy but that was our choice. Every single staff member was extremely pleasant. Food came out quickly and was delicious. Also easy to find parking on a Saturday for an early dinner. Happy hour wine and beer selections were good too.

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NancyM
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and friendly, excellent service. Love this place.

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JaneG
Charleston
24 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the time we entered until the end of our leisurely meal, we were warmly greeted and treated to friendly service. If you are a fan of scallops, make sure you order the Scallops St. Jacques. The tarragon cream sauce perfectly complemented the perfectly-cooked scallops. We will certainly return to this excellent restaurant that successfully blends the feeling of a neighborhood pub with that of a fine restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was so sweet! She knew we were hungry and brought fries over to the table for us while we wait. She was a sweetheart!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Decent, albeit uninspired, food. Not worth the price, however. Ambiance was pretty nice and service OK, but took 50 minutes to get food on our table.

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vipScottM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Wonderful find.

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AlexandraS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service, awesome menu and great beer selection- everything was delicious!

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OutsideTheNorm
New England
10 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Busy but good. Waiter was kept hopping because he had too many tables.

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vipDustin
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Great fun and food for first time. Sit down menu was slightly different from what was online, but still great choices. The duck was a little dry but the skin was fantastic! Great cocktails and wine. Will definitely be back for another dinner date or any day occasion!

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vipJudithK
New England
16 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous experience for Sunday brunch. We ordered mimosas,French toast special and frittata special. All was excellent and well prepared. The best item was the Caesar salad with Brussel sprouts and kale. Absolutely the best salad ever! We’ll Be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome will definitely be going back! Highly recommended

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Cozy, good food & great service.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the atmosphere.
We all loved our food. Great place.

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bostondiner
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Restaurant week. Good selections. Friendly staff

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swilliams7301
New England
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have been to Little Tap house many times in the past - about 2-3 times a year. The food is always good, but his time we rated the food as very very good. We tend to share appetizers for dinner. there were 4 of us. We had Ruben spring rolls with a spiced thousand Island dipping sauce, deviled eggs with maple, bacon and coffee dusting, and Truffle french fries. We also split the Scallop bowl, and a Scallop dinner. Everything was very well prepared, and excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal! If you have a larger group they push circular tables together which is a little awkward, but service is great, and they have a great beer selection.

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JohnD
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I walked over from the Holiday for a lite evening meal. Ordered their version of Chicken Liver Mouse spread and they served it with toasted pita bread. Paired with a dark beer and I was very happy!

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JimS
New England
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Very loud. Very hot in the dining area. “Ran out of Stoli”.
Had the beer battered haddock which was passable. Scallop bowl was also passable. However, the mussels were way overthought. No need for all the ingredients in the mussels. Keep it simple with a nice garlic and lemongrass sauce.

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PeterC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

I had higher expectations for the food. The Kale Salad was excellent. Deviled Eggs were rubbery with not much flavor. Oysters appetizer special was extremely salty, first time in our lives we left oysters behind. Truffle Fries were very good but were then drizzled with something sweet and red which was not necessary.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Great waitstaff. Bartender was pretty solemn - never saw a smile or even much eye contact as we ordered drinks while waiting for our table. Everyone has an off day. We didn’t take offense. Just kind of a bummer starting the evening.

We ordered off the main menu for Valentine’s Day. We started with the mussels (highly recommend). Hubby had the Haddock and fries and I had the petit filet. My filet came out in two portions and both were overcooked. I received a glass of wine on the house as a result. I would definitely go back as this could have been a fluke (everything else was tasty) and we did enjoy Scott, our waiter.
Wish we had gotten photos, but we were just wanting to enjoy our weekend getaway together.

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vipDGriffin
New England
23 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Wonderful menu for Valentines Day... a true treat.

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flossqueen
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the lollipop chicken wings in a honey sriracha sauce. Enjoyed our salmon and filet mignon entrees but the house made desserts were the best!!! Mud pie was not heavy and dense just packed with chocolate goodness!

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vipgaryp
New England
7 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

LTH fish and chips with Bissell Bros Substance. Just had it for lunch! Perfectly fried and very tasty cole slaw and tartar sauce. As always, service was great.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came here for a brunch on a Saturday with a reservation but didn’t need one- place just opened so was very quiet. Our server was super nice and attentive. The food was awesome and the mimosas weren’t bad either ;) definitely would recommend if your looking for a yummy brunch.

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Terry
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Hands down the best deviled eggs in town! One of my favorite places.

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WendyS
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Friendly staff and owner. Food overall was wonderful. Had scallops and found them to be a little too salty. Would like to see a little more variety in the cocktail menu.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our service was excellent and the food was absolutely outstanding. This is my favorite place to eat in Portland and I wish I could eat here every day

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Marya
New England
16 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Little Tap House is one of our local neighborhood go-to gems. It gets a little noisy when it’s crowded, but that’s okay. Great service, reliable food, good location. I don’t drink beer but it looks like a destination for beer connoisseurs.

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Kristina
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Little Tap House never disappoints! Delicious menu, great drink options and wonderful staff!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First timer. We really enjoyed the attentive service. Also the menu spans from basic (outstanding burger) to eclectic small plates. We’ll be back!

Little Tap House
Responded on January 7, 2020

Hello! Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon! Best, Brianna

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vipMsPickles
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I requested a quiet table in the corner and thats exactly what we got! Great service and delicious food!

Little Tap House
Responded on January 7, 2020

Hi there! Thanks so much for joining us! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon! Happy New Year! Best, Bri

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Little Tap House is rated 4.7 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.