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David's Restaurant

22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
+1 207-773-4340
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This was a great dining experience from start to finish. We were promptly seated at the time of our reservation on a busy Friday night We were then greeted by our waiter who took our drink order and brought us a basket of delicious warm...More

Thank CKHarding
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We came to Portland for the Maine Restaurant Week. We were not disappointed eating lunch at David's Restaurant. The food was delicious. It looked as good as it tasted. From the appetizer to dessert, we savored every bite. Flavorful, tender, highly pleasing to the taste....More

Thank BID52
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I held my birthday party here this year, as I have in many years past. There were 9 of us. Kristen our server was patient and warm.... and she delivered very good service. She even broke-down people's bills on separate sticky notes. We were seated...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I was intrigued with the thyme in clam chowder. To be honest, I’m a purest and don’t think many spices should be in clam chowder. The soup was great—there was hint of thyme, but that was it. The pieces were uniformly diced and there was...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

David's in Portland and David's 388 in South Portland definitely rank in my top 5 Portland restaurants. The food is always wonderful, the staff is always friendly and helpful, and I would say they're the most consistent restaurant in town; you never have to worry...More

Thank KailinaM44
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We've been to the Kennebunkport restuarant several times but this was our first trip into the original Portland location. We couldn't have been more pleased. The food was excellent and the service was exemplary. We shared the mussel appetizer which featured an exquisite broth. My...More

Thank bjuniorb
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Dinner here on the 13th was just right from the front of the house, the wait-staff, and the very talented kitchen. We shared the Bruschetta and Fried Calamari Salad. Both starters were really good and that Calamari Salad was really addicting. Our entrees were the...More

Thank S V
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meals and experience so much at David's that it was brought up several times the next day. I ordered the Open Faced Lobster "Ravioli" (Maine lobster, day-boat scallops, black tiger shrimp, herbed ricotta, sherry lobster cream sauce) and my husband ordered the...More

Thank Christie N
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Enjoyed an outstanding meal...highlights included the fried calamari/Greek salad and the amazing haddock!!! And a lovely bottle of Barolo. Service was friendly and not too rushed. Thanks for the highlight meal of our trip!!

Thank sparky99Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2016

My wife and I have been to David's in Portland innumerable times over the last decade. David's has a great and diverse menu and some great bar tenders who really know how to make a good martini or margarita. If you are in a rush...More

Thank Leslie D
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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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