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Caiola's - CLOSED

58 Pine St, Portland, ME 04102-3855
+1 207-772-1110
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
58 Pine St, Portland, ME 04102-3855
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is a lovely little spot in West End. Small plates and a solid wine list were a great fit for me as I was traveling solo on business. The food was delicious and my server was helpful and friiendly. I look forward to a...More

Thank Kortni C
Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were staying at at B&B close by. This is a great little neighborhood bistro. Small and intimate, only about 10 tables in the front. Small bar, friendly service. We did not have a reservation so had a drink at the bar. The hostess came...More

Thank NCtraveldiva
Reviewed October 7, 2013

An intimate and cozy atmosphere leading to a wonderful dining experience. Succulent diners with warm wonderful flavors along with excellent martinis. What else can you look for in this city of great restaraunts.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed October 2, 2013

The local 'Maine oysters were very good. The service was efficient and friendly. The quality of the produce is excellent but the execution needs a bit of work in seasoning, I don't mean adding more salt, just adding herbs and spices to food rather than...More

Thank BeanaMelbourne
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Our B&B host recommended this restaurant as it was close--but Caiola's was a very pleasant surprise and way exceeded our expectations. The cosmo martini was one of the best--and the fried polenta sticks appetizer and seafood medley and mutton meatloaf dinners were excellent and all...More

Thank SDtravelers2108
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Went for dinner and drinks with a friend last night for a birthday celebration. We took our seats at the bar. For a Tuesday night, it was busy. My friend ordered the cilantro martini and I had the chocolate martini(not quite sure of the name)...More

Thank nettiet62
Reviewed September 21, 2013

What took me so long to discover this wonderful Portland bistro? Caiola's has it all, from varied and superbly presented appetizers to entrees that run the gamut from Mutton Meatloaf, pan-seared Coho Salmon, Paella as well as pasta dishes and steak. Our party enjoyed every...More

1  Thank Maine2664
Reviewed September 18, 2013

What a wonderful and delicious experience. We were taken there by a friend who lives nearby and we loved the local flair. The food was fabulous with attentive service. Sure wish we lived closer as this would be our go to restaurant.

Thank durigirl1
Reviewed September 15, 2013

@Trailfan - if you are interested in stuffing yourself with pasta perhaps you should visit the Olive Garden. I have been to Caiola's about 5 times and God willing I will go back many more times. They get everything perfect, literally. Every bite is so...More

Thank edge913
Reviewed September 11, 2013

We walked this restaurant from our bed and breakfast in the west end. It has a true neighborhood/local feel as opposed to the downtown restaurants that cater to more tourist. Waiter attentive, food interesting and well prepared with a good by the glass wine menu.

Thank Herkab
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Pine St, Portland, ME 04102-3855
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-1110
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