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Bayside American Cafe

98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
+1 207-774-0005
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (100 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (40 reviews)
“home fries” (35 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I ordered the Bayside scramble and let me tell you, it was spectacular. They put this delicious local cheese as well as corned beef hash that is out of this world good. They served it with 3 potatoes home fries (I can't remember what...More

Thank tabethad2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling to Bangor in the wake of Hurricane Michael and our flight was diverted to Portland. This turned out to be quite a gift, as we thoroughly enjoyed our short visit. We went to Bayside American Cafe for breakfast on a Friday and...More

Thank Sheryl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expect to have to wait a while for a table for breakfast, but, it's well worth it!! Everything here is fantastic!

Thank VisitorfromNH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know where to start. The lobster benedict was ahhhhmazing! THEN the cinnamon bun pancake.... I just kept eating, hoping I could somehow eat it all. I consider myself a foodie and this breakfast was one of the very very best I've had.

Thank Culture817825
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for breakfast on my own and for once, was seated at a proper table, not the bar, which is always a nice treat for a single person. I had a short wait for the table but it was worth it. I had...More

Thank clairef535
Reviewed 4 October 2018

At 7 Am i got out of a jet that had 3 seat across,2 on one side 1 on the other.I rented my car set the GPS for the Bayside American Cafe.The full plate was $16 worth of meat ,eggs and taste.When I order corned...More

Thank keyasset
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The little Lobster Benedict is to die for! Just good food all around. We are big foodies and this really hit the spot

Thank shylahlove
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We recently went to Bayside American Cafe for lunch. Great food, service, and friendly staff! We were a party of four. Two of us ordered lunch and two order breakfast. Everything about the food from presentation to our mouths-- was fantastic! The cinnamon roll pancake--...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast late on a Tuesday morning. We were a party of 6 from out of town. The staff was friendly, service was great, as was the food. Three of the six of us took our server's recommendation and ordered the corned...More

Thank DickinsonDad
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Quint place that has the best breakfast. They take reservations during the week which I highly recommend. Delicious eggs Benedict and corned beef hash, half order is more than enough

Thank HoloNorthRoyalton_OH
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2018|
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Response from bonngeo | Reviewed this property |
Frankly, bread, muffins and bagels were not on our list of craft beer accompaniments when we patronized this fine establishment, so cannot say. Do hope they have them because we know you'd really like that place!
Jennifer M
28 September 2017|
Response from julesg0925 | Reviewed this property |
There are only 3 tables on the ground level, but the majority of tables are upstairs!
26 April 2015|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
This question must be about someplace else. This is a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-0005
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