Food and Drinks

Savor Delicious Fare at our Portland Restaurant

From modern American fare to award-winning cocktails and even seasonal outdoor dining, Portland Regency Hotel offers truly distinctive food and drink options, popular both with guests and with Portland, Maine residents. Executive Chef Alan Cook and his team at Twenty Milk Street use only the freshest ingredients, for flavorful combinations that will please even the most discerning palates. Our legendary bartenders at the Armory Lounge are known for preparing singularly unique concoctions, which are complemented by a relaxed pub-style menu.

Our hotel is also pleased to offer room service daily from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., for those who prefer to dine in their rooms.

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Twenty Milk Street

Twenty Milk Street welcomes diners with warm, intimate décor, punctuated by softly lit chandeliers and a lovely brick fireplace. Our signature restaurant specializes in modern American dishes with a New England flourish, including lobster stew, chili-lime scallops, and chocolate-rubbed hanger steak. We strive to use locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, and we also offer an extensive collection of regional and international wines.

Twenty Milk Street Hours:

  • Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday Brunch: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday - Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

During the summer months lunch and dinner are served in the Garden Café weather permitting.


Reservations for dinner and holidays are strongly recommended. You can book a table with your room reservation, by calling (207) 774-4200, extension 130, or by clicking here. Parties of six or more guests require reservations. 

Garden Café

In the warmer months (and weather permitting), we invite you to dine al fresco across the street from the hotel at our enchanting Garden Café. Open for lunch, dinner, cocktails, or dessert, the café is framed by flowers, trees, and gentle ocean breezes; it’s a fabulous destination for catching up with friends or colleagues over delicious fare.

Garden Café Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday 11:30a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 3:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

It's our fourth annual Martinis for Mutts, the best yappy hour in town! Hosted by the Portland Regency Hotel & Spa and HappyME, this event is always a barking good time. Tickets for this sell-out event go on sale Thursday, July 21st. Tickets are on-line sales through the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. Join us Wednesday, August 24th from 5:30-7:30pm, rain date August 25th.


The Armory Lounge

Located in the lower lobby of the hotel, the Armory Lounge has long been considered one of the more popular hangouts in Portland’s exciting Old Port neighborhood. Make yourself comfortable at our mahogany bar or in the cozy alcove, while experienced, friendly bartenders create imaginative cocktails featuring ingredients like jalapeño pear, basil-infused syrup, pumpkin puree, and chilled espresso. Martini lovers in particular will be in heaven here at the Armory; be sure to stop by for our special Martini Mondays, as well as other weekly drink specials and an extensive wine and beer list.

In addition to cocktails, the Armory Lounge serves lunch and dinner, with classic pub favorites like fish and chips, burgers, jumbo shrimp cocktails, and our famous lobster croissant. It’s no wonder the Armory is ranked among the top bars in Portland every year

The Armory Lounge Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday:  11:30 a.m. - midnight
  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – midnight
  • Sunday: 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.