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Blue Spoon

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89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603 (Merrill Street)
+1 207-773-1116
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Spoon Probably the most disappointing and insulting hospitality experience I've ever experienced. Katie, and I don't know if she's the owner, manager or what, should get a new job or at least an attitude adjustment. The skinny: Booked an 8:45 pm reservation thru Open Table a week or so ago Arrived 10 minutes late - apologies (I flew in... More 

2 Thank srlanglois
Sutton, Massachusetts, United States
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went for lunch! Great food...think local farm to table...prices reflect this, but iworth it! Not a perfect fit for our super picky 13 year old, even though they were more than accommodating!

Thank Wendy M
Portland, Maine
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547 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I've been a few times to Blue Spoon. It's in that "other hood" on Portland's peninsula. I came with a friend for lunch recently, we were celebrating my pre-birthday. The place is tiny, but its cozy. I think there are 8 tables, with semi-open kitchen, bar with 3 or 4 seats and restroom. On this weekday they were busy but... More 

Thank James F
Nashua, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We recently were in Portland overnight and stopped in for dinner at the Blue Spoon. It was 24 hours after the seacoast got battered by a huge winter storm... and as a result not only was it an adventure to walk up Munjoy Hill, but there was a water main break which put the restaurant under a boil order. We... More 

Thank Urban68
Falmouth, Maine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

In this foodie town, with so many restaurants to choose from, The Blue Spoon is at the top of my list. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic. The service is friendly and the food never disappoints. My goal is to eventually live close enough to walk there😊

Thank Mary B
Hampton, NH
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Blue Spoon was recommended by Victoria, the proprietress at the West End Inn, and she made the reservations for us early in the week to make sure we could get in. It is a small place, a little off the beaten path, but we are so glad that we followed Victoria's advice! The scallops on the starter menu were absolutely... More 

Thank C F
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was our first time here. It had been recommended years ago before we moved here. We wish we had been sooner! The happy hour wine selections were the best I have had at any foodie restaurant in Portland. The red was incredible. At first we were disappointed by the menu because only ONE of the entrees didn't have meat... More 

Thank TravelForDummies
Portland, Maine
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This restaurant is at the top of Portland's rapidly gentrifying Munjoy Hill. It's a small place with an eclectic menu of dishes that you won't find anywhere else in Portland. The wait staff is exceptionally knowledgeable about the menu, attentive, courteous, and provides quality service. I'm a cheap skate and found the lunch entrée prices to be a little more... More 

Thank pwdt
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very small space, inside seating probably 50 people max. It does have outside seating, but call ahead for reservations. Decent local beer selection, and good but not great food for the price.

Thank pipercam
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298 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

As noted in other reviews this is a small neighborhood restaurant. I had two small plates - the mussles and the daily ragu pasta and they were more than enough. My wife had the pressed chicken (really a large portion - we could have shared). Foof all well prepared and tasty. Our bottle of Pino Grigio was well priced and... More 

Thank Mike G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
    (Merrill Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-1116

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?