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The dining room at Batson River Brewing & Distilling in Portland, ME

Batson River Brewing & Distilling - Portland, Maine

At Batson River, everything we do is inspired by Maine’s outdoor heritage. From the vibe you feel when you first walk through the door to the curated cocktails we take so much pride in pouring, we’re here to bring all the fun, style and energy of the Maine outdoor experience to downtown Portland. Whether you’re looking to challenge your friends to some friendly competition in our gaming area or try something new and different from our amazing menu —— including brunch on Saturday and Sunday, your adventure awaits at Batson River.

Portland, Maine we’ve heard you. We now accept reservations through OpenTable however we do still save a good portion of our tables available for first come first seating.

*Please note Batson River’s Portland, Maine location cannot currently accept dogs other than service animals. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Monday          CLOSED
Tuesday          4pm – 9pm
Wednesday    4pm – 9pm
Thursday        4pm – 9pm
Friday             4pm – 10pm
Saturday        11am – 10pm
Sunday          11am – 9pm

Saturdays 11am-2pm
Sundays 11am-2pm (Sundays in March are Drag Brunch!)

Tuesday – Friday 4-6pm
Saturday & Sunday 2-5pm

Monday, March, 20th 4-9pm SUMMER IN WINTER TIKI PREPARTY
Monday, March 27th 6-8pm CHOPTAILS 2023

person biting medal holding up trophy and cocktail

ChopTails 2023

ChopTails returns for its second year with another showdown of the bartenders. Join us for the evening and enjoy the show along with a selection of cocktails and a buffet of Batson Snacks & Shares. 


The proceeds of this event go to benefit Maine Needs.

Move over sidewalk slush, we’ve got somewhere to be…at Batson River for a bevy of activities, sure to take our mind off of the false springs and snow squalls.

Join us for weekly activities like cocktail classes, trivia, and Drag Brunch. 

And don’t miss our second annual CHOPTAILS Cocktail Competition!