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Bard Coffee

185 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4003
+1 207-899-4788
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“great coffee” (13 reviews)
“cold brew” (8 reviews)
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185 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Solid choice for coffee downtown. The decor has a very color-mute palette, I was surrounded by lots of gray. Modern feel, but not very warm. Menu is exactly what you'd expect from a local coffee shop where the staff know how to brew a great...More

Thank HurricaneLuke88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Coffee!! Good, strong, tasty coffee. I had a regular and she had a double macchiato.. both were some of the best we've ever had. The cafe setting is clean and calm. We look forward to our next visit!

Thank ungrecco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the Cameroon organic - it was awesome! Who needs SBUX when you can have organic coffee from a small local shop!

Thank Eva F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I were walking around Portland and she suggested going here because I like coffee. As we walked in we were greeted by the girl closest to the door who seemed nice. As we looked at the menu several other customers entered and...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My visit was in the afternoon and I wanted coffee but no caffeine. The man behind the counter offered to brew me a decaf Americano so I took him up on it. It was so, so robust and exactly what a cup should be. Not...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We visited here while walking around Portland from our Cruise ship. The cafe is warm and welcoming with plenty of well set out seating. It was quite busy when we were there so the locals must like it. Our coffees were the best we had...More

Thank Les6447
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Bars is a nice coffeehouse serving up very good espresso, but short of world class. They certainly have the gear: a $25K Victoria Arduino VA388 Black Eagle Gravitech with load cells sensing weight of liquid extracted into each cup is a work of technical art....More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Always a perfect coffee when I go here. The staff are great and the environment is welcoming and comfortable.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My favorite coffee shop in Old Port Portland, if not the entire country. Coffee is full-spectrum with all the right high and low notes. Drinks expertly created. My cappuccino was more creamy than foamy and the taste divine. So good I had to have two....More

Thank marko18745
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love trying local coffee shops and definitely would come back to Bard. My husband's dark roast was one of the top coffee's he has ever had and my mocha was "toasty warmy" and pretty too! The staff was also quite friendly...More

Thank Daniella V
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-4788
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