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Spread - CLOSED

100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
+1 207-828-8233
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
8 Apr 2014
“Good, but nothing spectacular”
9 Mar 2014
“Great space, not busy”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2014

For the price of the menu I was not very impressed. Some good hummus and other spread options, but paired with dry, stale bread pieces. The arugula salad was okay, not excellent. I had a cod entree that was quite good - melt in your...More

1  Thank sburgess92
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Dined at Spread for the first time during "Restaurant Week". My friend and I ordered off the Restaurant Week menu, which was less expensive, but almost exactly the same as the regular menu. I started with the Arugula salad, which was ordinary. My friend had...More

1  Thank laurenrtp
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Great Location, historic funky building and interesting decor. We dined there on 2 occasions; one for appetizers and drinks in the bar, the other for dinner. On both occasions the service was dreadfully inattentive, spotty and without consideration. When our waiter inquired of my Duck...More

2  Thank Kiki_Maine
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We showed up at 6:00 on a Thursday night. Seated right away at a cozy table for two - kinda close to others, so not much privacy, unless you like listening to the neighbors. The atmosphere was nice, tho. We waited 20 minutes for water...More

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 21 February 2014

A friend treated me here recently for an early Birthday dinner. Spread is a fairly new restaurant in our foodie city. We went on a wintery weeknight and had a reservation. The entry way is rather confusing as the establishment is dimly lit on the...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 29 January 2014

I have been to many restaurants in the NYC area, Boston, and Portland, ME so I know what I expect in terms of service and food. I have never been to spread and never will go back there again. My friend and I attended an...More

Thank NozJ
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This restaurant is relatively new to the Portland restaurant scene (~1+yr). We had not heard much about the restaurant but the location has always the sight of other great restaurants. Last minute plans on New Year's Eve had us making our reservation only one week...More

Thank berged
Reviewed 26 December 2013

A nice place, and some good food, but in general, this place is not handling the details the way a restaurant with its aspirations (and prices) should. Our difficulties started early. There was a light burned out above our table, and one end of the...More

Thank morl8tr
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Spread was on our list for some time and finally made it there for dinner. It was eerily quiet with few patrons, but overall a nice atmosphere. Our server was great. Very attentive and informative. Unfortunately the food was not on par. Their wine list...More

Thank Twar
Reviewed 11 December 2013

My wife and I were in Portland recently on business, and walked past spread restaurant from the outside it looked wonderful. However once we went inside that allure soon faded away, we ordered around of drinks ( keep in mind place was empty) which took...More

Thank Shytownfoodie
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
    (Pearl)
  • Public Transportation: nearby
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-828-8233
Description
We stumbled upon the place for a late-night drink, but were very impressed with the ambiance, bar scene, and the food menu (we didn't eat here), but this place needs to be recognized and reviewed. I will gladly be the first and give it 5 stars.
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