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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
+1 207-772-0360
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“fried pickles” (22 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious!! One of the best Bloody Mary’s around, you get to customize your drink! Very interesting decor! Coffee wasn’t great but the food and bloody Mary’s more then make up for it!

Thank dailyngio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little place to eat with very unique & friendly staff!! Everything was very fresh. I had the Falafel attraction wrap, husband had the Pollitos & Fritas & our little one had grilled chicken with brown rice & red beans. All was amazing. However, their...More

Thank Séverine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here years ago in college and thought it was so unique. Now that I'm a bit older the place seems run down, dirty, and the decor tacky as if everything was pulled from a dusty, old thrift store. The food was good and...More

Thank Jasmine G
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We just came home from dinner at silly's. We were first seated at the door to the restroom, moved from there! Then ordered drinks, my wife had an Alagash White and I ordered an oxbow, both were room temp, ok forgave the the first beer...More

Thank emptynest04074
cek4, Owner at Silly's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, So sorry you had a bad time. You are correct it is loud and somewhat cramped which some embrace and some loathe. It is wonderful that is advertised so those who aren't into that can make informed decisions. I have a local lady cleaning...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This was by far the best recommendation we have ever received!!!! Stuffed French Toast was incredible! The Oh La La was AMAZING!!!

Thank Sherri M
cek4, Owner at Silly's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much...I too love those crepes and fried chicken. I know its wrong but yum. Sincerely, Colleen, owner

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We saw the refraction of a beautiful sunset, so we grabbed the dogs and went to view from a better vantage point on the hill. We left and were driving on Washington Ave, noting all the activity. Neither of us had been to Silly's in...More

Thank LauraR_LauraR
cek4, Owner at Silly's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much....sorry about the bonzo. Chick pea flour became really hard to get and super expensive and not sure why so I had to make a tough decision. Sincerely, Colleen, owner

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Be decadent and try the bowl of bacon ! I could not make my mind up because the menu had so many good selections . I chose the omelette which was perfectly cooked . Looking for a local place while on vacation don’t miss this...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had the most pleasant brunch: Service was friendly and attentive, food was tasty, portions are significant. Home-made hash is very tasty, and we will definitely eat here again.

1  Thank Gus B
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a great place we stumbled on today for lunch. We had a”Diesel” and a Falafel Attraction. Both were delicious and filling. We each brought half home. The service and suggestions were very good too. Cute outside patio with funky, eclectic pieces and gardens.

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We had the imperial Thai fighter and tofu Mac (can’t remember the name). The food came out super fast and everything was delicious. The waitress was very nice and the view wasn’t bad on the back porch for a rainy day.

Thank Gina O
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2016|
Response from stevebQ8017IF | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have vegan and gluten free options
Kathryn O
11 May 2015|
Response from Kendra M | Reviewed this property |
It has a lot of vegetarian options and some gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-0360
  • E-mail
can you change the hours closed Monday and Tuesday wed thurs fri 11-9 sat and sun 9-9 I can't get it to work..thanks colleen
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