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Artemisia Cafe

61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
+1 207-761-0135
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“beet salad” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My granddaughter chose this lovely little cafe for breakfast over the Labor Day weekend. I wasn’t sure if her choice would be good but she made a believer out of me. We all ordered different items, and all of us were very pleased. One had...More

Thank feathersquilter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the same review I wrote for Yelp: I've been to Artemsia twice now on visits to Portland. Both times for dinner, and both times the food was excellent. On my most recent visit I was there with two other retired colleagues, we each...More

Thank PBuchanan46
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into this place on a Saturday morning and had to wait for one group. Small but pleasant space. Worth visiting for the food more than the atmosphere, though - great huevos rancheros, and all of the meals at the table looked like a...More

Thank LikeItsMyJob
Reviewed 9 August 2018

There was a little bit of a wait but I think that's to be expected. Once we were set up at a table we realized it was worth the wait. The service was great and the food was amazing. They even gave our 2 year...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I had no expectation but was extremely hungry when we arrived. The brunch started off with great service and delicious organic coffee. We requested almond milk which pleases my daughter who is vegan immensely ! We all orders various dishes but my traditional French toast...More

Thank Diana_Montreal2017
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We came to this place last weekend for a brunch at the suggestion of the hotel staff. There were just 2 people outside the place who were waiting ahead of us. When we came in, we were told that the wait could be about 25...More

Thank ethelbaby
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The food,ambience & hospitality give this restaurant a 5 star....we bring our friends here so they too can experience the charm of this in city eatery....

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We had the veggie hash and creamed spinach and artichoke benedict, both of which were just what we wanted. The atmosphere was comfortably quiet and we were seated right away on a cold Saturday at 10 a. m. by friendly staff.

Thank smaycurr
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Artemisia last weekend. We stopped in for dinner a year or so ago and it was good it they have really stepped up their game! We (two couples) arrived around 7:45 on a Friday and waited about 5-10 minutes...More

Thank USAMaineTravelers
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here today and were really pleased with the quality of the food. My wife had a latte and I had regular coffee. Rich flavor and fresh. We had split pea and ham soup, a grilled sandwich with mushrooms, squash,...More

Thank MaineNick
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Questions & Answers
Mason M
18 June 2016|
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Response from Grebnevaagain | Reviewed this property |
He will certainly find a few delicious choices here.
15 September 2015|
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Response from Heather N | Property representative |
Hi Devin, We are a very small kitchen and don't have the dedicated space to properly make a soufflé. You would have better luck asking a bigger restaurant with a pastry chef. Good luck! Heather
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-761-0135
Small neighborhood spot where you can enjoy a nice quiet meal with friends. Now serving dinner Wednesday- Saturday night.
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