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649 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3351
+1 207-899-3529
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very granola crunchy. Stand in line to order, then they bring your food. Sausage good, veggie egg scramble tasteless. Breads pretty good. Coffee good (and only $1 for a cup). Nice seating, fairly cozy. Pancakes odd but pretty tasty. It felt like a typical Portland experience.

Thank SisBoston
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We liked the focus on locally sourced ingredients and vegetarian fare. And we could get in on a Sunday morning, which was impossible at other local spots. Garden veggie scramble very good, and so was the hot oatmeal with almonds, walnuts, cranberries and brown sugar. Coffee was served warm (not hot), but otherwise no complaints.

Thank Locum123
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after New Years and tried the vegan pancake, vegan breakfast burrito, and vegan scramble. All were delicious and the atmosphere was pleasant. Highly recommend

Thank juliadalton45
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Visited January 6th for First Friday Art Walk, the night when a number of the local museums are open until 9 p.m. and free of charge. Local Sprouts was also open until 9 p.m. but their website reflected that they were only open until 5. We were happy to be serenaded by musician Sarah Logan and friends. There was a... More 

Thank BirdieMe
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

While passing through Portland, my wife and I were in search of the ultimate breakfast locale. It was suggested that we try Local Sprouts Co-op. What a nice surprise. This was the ideal spot for us. What a joy to have a healthy, organic, delicious, freshly prepared breakfast. The restaurant lists on its wall the names and locations of their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very cute and comfortable little neighborhood hang out. Had hot tea and listened to live music. They also serve beer & wine good to know for next time.

Thank Sona G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The staff acted as if we were not there. Food was fine. But the lack of basic interactions between customer and servers was enough of a reason to not go back.

Thank F. Guerin C
Syracuse, NY
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere: Has local inspiration paired with modern social awareness. It also has an aesthetic that makes your feel like your hanging out in the owners home. Local artwork is displayed on the walls along with a map of where their food is sourced from. Food & Beverage: Best breakfast burrito I have ever had! I highly suggest it. I paired... More 

Thank JCarter8
Portland, Maine
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Walk in, be surrounded by couches, chairs a hodgepodge but all comfy and everyone super friendly. Food is well prepared, well served. You stand in line, order, sit with a number on your table and they bring it over to you. On weekend usually live music in the afternoon and good players.

Thank Harley L
New York City
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Unwelcoming atomosphere where in addition to an attitude adjustment a proper dusting would be advantageous by the owner and employees. Food is mediocre at best. One can only assume frequent customers are people living close to the establishment. A bit off the main street- would not recommend due to locale, seasonless food, poor service and unhygenic space.

Thank salexi72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3351
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-3529

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?