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JP's Bistro

496 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103-2461
+1 207-899-4224
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
496 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103-2461
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We were 3 ladies staying in a condo in the Rosemont neighborhood of Portland. The owner of the condo recommended JP's and we are so glad he did. The atmosphere is charming and everyone who worked there from the hostess to the waitress to the...More

Thank BlairCher
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Small and cozy neighborhood style restaurant. There was music in the background but it was not needed because the clanking from the kitchen, and chatter from the diners made great music in itself. A smallish dining area with regular tables and high top in bar...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Food is great, atmosphere is quaint, some staff is less than accepting of customers wanting certain things. Terry to be specific, very nice to most, not to all, she picks and choses. I want my drink a certain way and when I request it I...More

Thank Theology19
Reviewed December 26, 2016

A friend and I met here for dinner on a rainy/windy weekday night, without a reservation. He lives in the neighborhood but had never been. This was my second visit. The place was packed, which isn't hard to do seeing as they have about 8...More

Thank James F
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We had a great dinner and great appetizers here. The menu is extensive-more specials than menu items, so lots to choose from. Make a reservation-they are good about keeping to the times scheduled which was amazing in such a tiny place. We ordered the beef...More

Thank feathers134
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

That was such an amazing meal. Absolutely enjoyed every single bite. Everything was so fresh! Cutest little restaurant, with such a cozy feel. Definitely a great place!

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Our son suggested JP's for a recent dinner as we were visiting Portland. We greatly enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. JP was able to take a few requests not on the menu and that was greatly appreciated. We enjoyed speaking with JP and look...More

Thank Maine_Traveler74
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We were lucky to get a last minute reservation in this small restaurant in the Deering section of Portland. Very small inside, it has a great intimate feel. We enjoyed some wonderful wine and the bread was delicious. Trying to be good I ordered the...More

1  Thank Rhonda A
Reviewed October 22, 2016

JPs is small, but intimate. The food Italian based with daily specials and drinks. Excellent food and service! Recommend reservations

Thank craig k
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We have been returning here for the past 3 years on our annual trip to Portland,Maine. The restaurant is located in a neighborhood strip shopping center. The restaurant is tiny and the atmosphere casual. The owner JP, heads the small kitchen, and talked to my...More

Thank Hidrfoot01
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 Woodford St, Portland, ME 04103-2461
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-4224
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