Lolita is a modern American restaurant that embraces the flavors, traditions, and simplicity of Mediterranean cuisine.
You'll be greeted with the warm glow of our custom wood-fired grill and rough-hewn walls lined with Lolita’s thoughtfully curated wine collection. The setting is reminiscent of an Old World bodega where, throughout the day, neighbors and visitors alike gather to share some wine, snacks or a meal, and a lot of congenial conversation.
We're open every day, offering dinner Monday through Friday and brunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday. [We also have a pretty fabulous happy hour that's two and a half hours long - Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm.] Take a seat at the long zinc bar or cozy banquette, and relax. Savor an expertly prepared espresso from our vintage machine, grab a midday bite, a leisurely lunch, or linger well into the evening to enjoy small or large dishes meant for sharing. Our extensive menu showcases the freshest ingredients from land, sky or sea, prepared simply and respectfully.
90 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
M-Th 3:30p-9:30p F 3:30p–10:30p
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Cocktails + Wine + Beer
Reservations can be made by calling us at 207-775-5652, or online through the reservation link below or at Reserve.com.
For parties of 5 or more, please call us to check for availability.
However, in keeping with the spirit of Lolita, we encourage you to visit without a reservation, as well. We keep about half of our tables and all of our bar seats open for walk-in dining. When there is a short wait, we will happily take a name and phone number at the door and call you as seats become available. Please note – names can only be added to the walk-in wait list in person.
IF you love someone, send them a Lolita gift card...
It's simple. You can send a physical gift card that will arrive in the mail. Or, if you prefer, you can send a virtual gift card that will be sent via email. Your choice, and either way, they'll be thrilled to get some Lolita love! Right this way!