273 Congress Street is an easy walk to all of life’s necessities and those not so essential but enriching. Located at the top of the peninsula and on the boundary of the India Street and Bayside neighborhoods, 273 Congress is convenient to a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment offerings. Just across the street is Portland’s Food Co-op. On the Bayside slope of the hill, TenTen Pie offers inspired, site-made takeout and Katie Made offers tempting baked goods. Next door, the Maine Jewish Museum offers history and art exhibits, lectures and events. You can easily walk to Mayo Street Arts for a variety of art, music dance performances as well as neighborhood gatherings.
India Street, a vibrant block of retail and wholesale businesses, cafes and coffee shops, breweries, bakeries, and even a tackle shop, is just across the street. Portland’s beloved Micucci’s offers a range of imported Italian foods and house-made take out times. Two Fat Cats is well known for it baked goods, especially the pies. Side streets offer nationally recognized restaurants like Duck Fat, Eventide and Hugo’s. At the foot of India Street, BenKay offers some of Portland’s best sushi.