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East Ender

Restaurant | Bar

Dear Portland

We're Open!

  47 Middle St | Portland, Maine

  (207) 879-7669


Monday – Thursday 11a – 9p
Friday & Saturday 11:30a – 10p
Sunday 11a – 3p, 5:30 – 9p
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At East Ender, we delight in serving time-honored classics using local ingredients and modern techniques.

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Our Story

Bill & Karl started cooking together in 2004. Their shared love for and curiosity about food led them to open SmallAxe Food Truck in 2012. At SmallAxe, they were able to convert their appreciation for local ingredients into delicious, hand-crafted, casual food. The success of SmallAxe led to the opening of East Ender. Here they are able to continue their unique vision for casual dining.
And cook in a bigger kitchen.


East Ender owners Karl Deuben and Bill Leavy. Photos courtesy Knack Factory.