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David's 388

388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (28 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great, intimate restaurant. Small plates and entrees. Lots of great tastes. Wonderful wine list. Great value for superb food. As good as anything in Portland.

1  Thank phoneman2017
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in the area who organized our dinner for six at David's 388. It has a smallish menu with very reasonable prices, great wine choice and stellar service. Everyone enjoyed their first and second courses - favorites I recall were the pot...More

Thank Genevamom50
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

You can't beat David's 388 for great food with wonderful service. While not the greatest location for a coastal Maine restaurant they continue to serve up good food all the time. (So go for the food and take a drive before or after and see...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Vacationing from Texas, my husband and I chose David’s 388 for my birthday dinner. It certainly did not disappoint. Tucked away in South Portland, David’s 388 is a cozy, intimate restaurant offering fabulous selections in an upscale but unpretentious environment. I couldn’t resist the lobster...More

1  Thank BaylorGal84
Reviewed 19 July 2017

David 388 is a treat. We had the good fortune of sitting at the counter overlooking the kitchen and were treated to a fabulous demonstration of the passion and art of cooking. The chefs' attention to detail and the quality of the food was outstanding....More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We are so happy we made our way to this fabulous restaurant. We had a reservation for a seating on a Thursday evening, glad we did when we arrive the place was packed. It was a very warm, welcoming atmosphere with professional wait staff. We...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A very welcoming and knowledgeable front-of-house staff support the skillful, inventive kitchen in this cozy neighborhood bistro. It's an intimate couple of rooms where you can watch the chefs at work and take your time deciding what to order as plates go by and you...More

Thank 8glennp
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers wonderful service and amazing food. We had the scallops with figs and bacon which melted in your mouth. The bean and asparagus Caesar incredible and the chowder is to die for. For entrees we had the chicken, fillet mignon, lamb and pasta...More

Thank KLW283
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We ate at Davids in Portland and were impressed. So when we found Davids 388 near where we were renting a cottage we tried it. Just as good. Smaller but good service, good food. Gets very crowded in season so you must book ahead. But...More

Thank msmadnice
Reviewed 22 June 2017

David's 388 has never disappointed us, but sitting at the cooks' table/bar, we got to watch every step of meal preparation while enjoying the finished products. While my husband savored the beet salad, I learned that basil balsamic enhances many salads as well as main...More

Thank Cheryl H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388
  • E-mail
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