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David's Restaurant

22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
+1 207-773-4340
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Had a really good meal here this week. Good wine list , good menu. My husband loved the chowder, the arancini was a small portion but very tasty. For entree, two of us had the fish special, one had a duck special, I had the...More

Thank Bostontravels
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We've been eating here for years and it's still my favorite restaurant in Portland. The food is outstanding, the service is excellent, the atmosphere is a bit loud but really fun and energetic. We've tried almost everything on the menu and it's all fantastic, there...More

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I and a friend went to David's for lunch and were lucky enough to sit outside. It wasnt Farmer's Market day, my favorite day to eat there, always interesting characters, and a lively scene. Nevertheless it was pleasant , good service, reliable food. And no...More

Thank Shutterbug04101
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I wanted to surprise my wife for her birthday with a nice dinner. I looked at the reviews for an Old Port restaurant and found David's had lots of positive comments and a solid star rating. I visited them the night before our reservations and...More

Thank maxim04074
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Our meals were excellent. The food had a lot of flavor. We were very impressed. The only part that was disappointing was the noise level. The server was knowledgable and gave good advice.

Thank Figment-05
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It was nice, although a little high priced. My burger was overcooked. The lobster ravioli was ok but my husband wouldn't go out of the way to order it again. It was nice to sit outside and people watch. There was some kind of lunch...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Went with a business group including a client. The food was good, had sesame and scallion crusted salmon, which was good. The berry and apple crisp for dessert was outstanding. Service was good as well. The atmosphere left a bit to be desired for an...More

Thank Darren K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

When thinking of seafood, eating in a central square might not be what first comes to mind in a coastal town. However, David's offers some of the best food around. It's a little on the high end when it comes to cost for Portland, but...More

Thank MattG920
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Was so good I am going there for the second time during my three day visit. Had the open face seafood ravioli and it was truly amazing. My friend had the meatloaf which was 10 times better than mom's ever was. Great service all around....More

Thank Harley195
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Portland is a tough place to run a restaurant as there are so many fine options and new ones opening all the time. David's "has legs" in that it constantly delivers fine food, a great ambiance, and it's never let us down. Absolutely an excellent...More

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2 February 2017|
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Response from Marshside01 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Jeans are fine.
John B
12 August 2016|
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Response from Morepaperplease | Reviewed this property |
we waited 30 minutes. great wait staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
    (Preble Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-4340
  • E-mail
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