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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
+1 207-772-0360
09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and enjoyed their unique menu - offering vegan, vegetarian, GF free and meat entrees. We choose vegan - yes: that's us! They delivered well! A flatbread with garlic, spinach, yams, almonds and balsamic drizzle. She had a salad with vegan feta, garbanzo beans, black beans, quinoa, tomato, peppers (red and green) and three... More 

Thank Jerry O
Boston, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silly's is full of all kinds of memorabilia and knick knacks making it very homey. It is moderately loud but the four of us sat in a booth so felt like we had our privacy. We ordered three main dishes to share plus the turnip fries - which are to die for!!! I think we may have gotten a second... More 

Thank Wildflower01945
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family is happy, loud, friendly, and respectful. Exactly like this restaurant. Some of us have dietary restrictions and others eat like it's their last meal. Silly's has a dish for every one of us. From bacon french fries drowned in gravy to kale and quinoa salad, this small intimate spot offers the gamut. Just like a visit to a... More 

Thank 5Rumphius
Portland, Maine
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267 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are easy to find since their recent expansion. They are charming and comfortable and homely. They have their own baker in the basement so the cakes and pies are awesome. BIG cakes. A good assortment of the usual local beers, but served in a 20 ounce tin mug for a difference. Excellent BM's with all and more the toppings.... More 

Thank CS1Portland
Dayton, Maine
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We stopped by, having heard Silly's is a great place for kids. Signage led us to the bar, where someone immediately brought us to another area for our meal, separate from the bar. There were a few people there with babies and some hipster couples too. Our server was great, totally accommodating and welcoming. She promptly brought us drinks and... More 

Thank suesyd
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I was here last week. The tables are so close together you have to squeeze through and bother others trying to eat. The table we had wobbled so much we had to hold it while eating. I had ordered the Kaa Noodling and my friend ordered the fish and chips. We had to wait quite awhile for our meals to... More 

Thank MaineTechieGuy
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Silly's is one of my favorite places to take people when they come into town. Mainly because I know that I can get a mason jar of Kool-Aid with my meal--but they also have INCREDIBLE food and endless options. My friend was up visiting and she has Celiac Disease and is unable to eat gluten. Her fiancé found out that... More 

Thank Kristen R
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Silly's in several years and were happy to see it had expanded. While we didn't experience the bar it looked cozy and fun. A neighboring table ordered a Bloody Mary that looked fantastic! The food was very good and servings HUGE. We took several containers home with leftovers that we'll enjoy for lunch and ordered several... More 

Thank Krissyatcrest
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91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very original menu & drink selection. Appetizers, dinners & desserts are amazing. A must try. They do not take reservations so go early if you don't want to wait in line. Sillys has a website and online menu.

Thank Carolyn000001
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday brunch. The menu is always interesting. Make sure you check it out because it may not be for everyone. Very tight and crowded inside usually very busy. I had homemade Hash with eggs Benedict and home fries. Super tasty and very filling.they have crazy milkshakes here as well so make sure you save room for one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?