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David's Restaurant

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22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082 (Preble Street)
+1 207-773-4340
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Surrey, Canada
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a pleasant restaurant with outdoor seating on a sunny day. Our waiter was attentive, the food is very good and prices very reasonable. Far better and much pleasanter than down at the waterfront

Thank Jackie747
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714 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Far enough away from the tourist masses to be able to get into and enjoy. For small or large appetites. In the back is the wonderful but very expensive David's Opus. Only for special occasions!

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Buffalo, NY
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

It was my daughter's friend's 21st birthday. She, being a picky eater, and me being a vegan chose David's based on their menu. The most difficult part of our lunch was finding a place to park! We had a choice of outdoor or indoor seating (we chose indoor). Tyler was our waiter and was kind, answered questions and proofed the... More 

Thank msjcfink
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210 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

David's Restaurant - Portland, ME - 7/21/2015 For an out of towner the parking is a bit put-offish initially until you figure out that although you probably won't find off street parking any time soon, there are large municipal paring garages very close by. The sign is not that visible from the street and I had to call called to... More 

Thank BuyfromPaul
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We went one a Sunday night and had a wonderful dinner. We had 6 people and not one person left not pleased. We had 3 appetizers and everyone was so good. Service was very good. A little expensive but well worth it.

Thank WisconsinBaderFan
Portland, Me, United States
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Such preparation and delivery: The four of us all sampled from the Ocean side of the menu and we were all satisfied to the full. Two of us ordered the open-faced Lobster Ravioli, one got the Haddock special and I devoured the Haddock topped with Rock Crab. The portions are large...not too large but plenty to fill you. the sauces... More 

Thank Mark F
Asheville, North Carolina
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We had been given a gift certificate to David's and were not disappointed. Set in the heart of the village, it has a great local vibe all of its own. We so enjoyed our evening. They clearly know what they are doing in the kitchen - we shared the shrimp to start then both ordered the Scallops. Wish I'd had... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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419 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

My wife and I were impressed by this place, which I had found on Open Table several weeks before we left Memphis for our trip to Maine. We had never been in the Monument Square area of downtown Portland until we drove here for dinner on Saturday, 30 May 2015, the last night of our 8-day trip to Maine. We... More 

Thank Volcam
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I ordered their cheese plate and the salmon entrée. Both were excellent. I also got a glass of cab franc which is really rare to find. The wine was really good and paired will the rest of my food. The salmon was medium rare, and I asked them to cook it longer. Rather than returning it overdone (which always seems... More 

Thank Runs4Pizza
Monmouth, Maine
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Perfect spot for a special night out! Ask to sit at the chef's table/bar. You will enjoy the show and your meal! The desserts are exquisite!

Thank Anniford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
    (Preble Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-4340

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