Seeing Double | Our Second Location is Now Open in Portland!

Seeing Double | Our Second Location is Now Open in Portland!

You know what you want, and you always want more, so we gave you more. In fact, we gave you a whole extra location. You read that right! Earlier this month, we opened the doors to our second Elsmere BBQ location in Portland’s charming and fun Deering neighborhood.

Taste These Popular Summer Food Trends at Elsmere

Taste These Popular Summer Food Trends at Elsmere

Maybe it’s the sunshine and subsequent appeal of eating outside, or the local crops growing taller with every passing rainfall. Whatever triggers it, summertime has a way of invigorating our appetites, and inspiring new food trends.

Fuel Up With Meals that Match Your Winter Plans

Fuel Up With Meals that Match Your Winter Plans

No matter how you choose to enjoy the chilliest season, you’re going to work up an appetite, and Elsmere is here to help. Our expert pairings combine the best local winter activities with our mouthwatering menu options!

Elsmere Gives Back with Nonprofit Nights

Elsmere Gives Back with Nonprofit Nights

Hosting Nonprofit Nights at Elsmere allows us to offer our space as an open forum for community interaction and betterment. For all who attend, the event is a chance to connect and show support while buying a meal that gives back - long after the leftovers are gone.

Summer Drink Wisdom from the Mind of our Bar Manager

Summer Drink Wisdom from the Mind of our Bar Manager

Summer is a busy time at Elsmere's bar, but our bartender's creativity keeps the drink menu fresh during the thirstiest months of the year. It turns out that his cocktail inspiration comes from years of memorable summer experiences, and now he's ready to share them with you.

We Curate Every Plate | Where Our Ingredients Come From

We Curate Every Plate | Where Our Ingredients Come From

Here at Elsmere, we take great pride in the way we prepare our food, the way it’s plated, and even the way it’s served to our guests; but something much more important comes first. Whether it’s our mahi mahi tacos, or ribs, or a salad; we know exactly where each ingredient comes from.

Our Business Community - Shop Local

Our Business Community - Shop Local

Visiting South Portland or Cape Elizabeth? Visit these local businesses to support our regional economy and discover the best products and services in the area.

BBQ 101 - The History of Barbecue

BBQ 101 - The History of Barbecue

No matter how you define barbecue, the word has a juicy history that might just leave you hungry to learn - or taste- more.