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Blue Spoon

89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
+1 207-773-1116
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“blt” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
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Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Happy we arrived on the early side, as it filled quickly. And for good reason. It was very good! Beet salad with horseradish sauce and pistachios: excellent. Steak salad: excellent, liked the use of brisket in lieu of steak. All in all, a good spot...More

Thank SkipperDad
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

I read that Munjoy Hill was no longer the bad part of Portland and was quickly becoming the "it" spot, so decided to forgo lunch in the establishment Old Port and see what they had. Right down the street from the Observatory, the Blue Spoon...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Blue Spoon has been a mainstay on Munjoy Hill for some time now and it's easy to see why they continue to fill their small dining room. We had a lovely dinner with friends with attentive service and fantastic food and wine. This is the...More

Thank tmarczak
Reviewed December 17, 2015

I LOVE this place. It is a small neighborhood restaurant, so be advised that reservations are necessary, even for lunch. The food is fresh and the menu changes with the seasons. My husband and I always get the tapas and sides. We find them so...More

Thank Joan M
Reviewed December 15, 2015

I come to this restaurant just about every time I am in Portland. The menu is simple and has a few great options of local seafood like mussels or clams. Burgers while a bit expensive are really good. I recommend getting the potatoes as your...More

Thank markcoxon01
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Small and cozy dinning room. Definitely make a reservation. Very friendly staff. Nice selection of local beer as well as bar offerings. Food was delicious. Very fresh and used the best local seasonal ingredients. Reasonably priced. Easy walking distance in nice Portland neighborhood.

Thank traveller2332
Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is a small restaurant with a limited number of tables. Be sure to make a reservation, as it is very popular. Food is delicious and creative. Location on Munjoy Hill is fun, ambiance is cozy, service is good, prices predictably high-end of reasonable. Worth...More

Thank francesperkins
Reviewed October 10, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed this neighborhood gem based on a suggestion from our Airbnb host. We both ordered the cornmeal buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup/yogurt and loved them. I ordered 3 and my wife ordered 1. Unfortunately (for us), neither of us could finish...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We came on a recommendation: food was tasty, but the outside tables were wobbly which made eating and drinking difficult and our service was a bit slow. Definitely a different taste of Portland.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed September 18, 2015

It was a lovely warm September day so we ate outside at a sidewalk table. Our server was efficient and attentive but thankfully did not hover. Excellent mussels (though served in too much weak broth), a tasty beet salad with pistachios, and a chocolate pot...More

Thank parcoaverno13
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Response from Spinmommie | Reviewed this property |
I only visited that one time and we had a male server whose name was not Bri. Regardless, the place was really great and our visit could not have been better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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