Looking to uncover all that Libbytown has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a brewery to an ice skating rink and pub.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Libbytown, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Bissell Brothers Brewing
Topping the list is brewery Bissell Brothers Brewing. Located at 4 Thompson's Point Road, Suite 108, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 224 reviews on Yelp.
Paste Magazine named the brewery as an honorable mention in its list of the 50 best American breweries of the last decade. On the menu, look for the Reciprocal, an Australian IPA and the Engram, an American pale wheat ale. It also sells a variety of attire and accessories adorned with the brewery logo.
2. Bunker Brewing
Next up is brewery Bunker Brewing, situated at 17 Westfield St., Unit D With 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
This spot, which opened in 2016, was named one of the nine best breweries in Portland by Condé Nast Traveler. Look for its signature Czech Pilsner.
3. The Rink At Thompson's Point
The Rink At Thompson's Point, a skating rink, food stand and pub, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 12 Yelp reviews. Head over to 10 Thompsons Point Road to see for yourself.
This rink, which overlooks the Fore River, was named one of the bestspots to skate in Southern Maine by the Press Herald. Boasting more than 10,000 square feet of space, the rink features an ice surface and various heating areas, along with snacks and local craft beer.