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La Familia - CLOSED

906 Brighton Ave, Ste 1, Portland, ME 04102-1054
+1 207-761-5865
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible7%
31 May 2014
“Wow! Really enjoyed it!”
23 Feb 2014
“Nice meal, friendly staff.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
906 Brighton Ave, Ste 1, Portland, ME 04102-1054
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Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

I drive past this place for 7 years, and always wanted to stop in... today I said, as I drove past it, "were going there today" ....turned around and went on in. I was so glad I did. My kids were all like "what is...More

Thank seadogs04103
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Very friendly reception when I booked the reservation, wonderful waitstaff and generous kitchen staff. This is not what I would call haute cuisine but that wouldn't be appropriate for a Puerto Rican establishment anyway. ;) The food is decent and in big portions; the plantains...More

Thank adrienne o
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I have eaten at LaFamilia three times. On my second visit, I enjoyed a dinner of small steaks, jumbo shrimp, yellow rice, black beans, and flan. More recently, I had lunch with two others. My dish was so bad I was too embarrassed to ask...More

Thank Mainiac1943
Reviewed 11 September 2013

If you know anything about the latin american culture, it will be your saving grace here. If you don't- You just won't get it (nor will you likely leave satisfied due to your own expectations being put on them). It is a smalllllll place with...More

Thank Emcarl07
Reviewed 6 September 2013

I love supporting local businesses and so was hoping that La Familia would become one of those. I was disappointed. While the atmosphere is wonderful, very comfortable and homey, the service and food was lacking. Our server was not familiar with the menu and every...More

Thank plkme
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We felt like guests rather than customers. Service was excellent - friendly and attentive but not hovering. The food was authentic and the handmade tortillas were heaven!

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 20 June 2013

We ate here after purchasing a half off deal. Thank goodness we had the coupon and didn't pay full price for the food. This is the third time that I've been to the restaurant, but only the first time that I dined. The first time...More

Thank E2207
sarahg906, Owner at La Familia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2013

I'm sorry ur experience wasn't the best we usually have 2 waiters , but I hope u try us again we serve home made plates all from scratch . Give us another opportunity our goal is to have satisfied customers even so our food is...More

Reviewed 24 April 2013

Not being too familiar with Puerto Rican food, our friendly server suggested the appetizer sampler. That was a great choice. Delicious and freshly prepared. For our main entree, we had el Tremendo Asadita, etc. which was just average, pretty much what I might cook in...More

1  Thank Oobydooby
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We recently went here for dinner. We made reservations and that was a great decision as the dining room is very small and otherwise we would have had to wait. The restaurant is in an old house so it feels very cozy. There are only...More

1  Thank Hollyberry74
Reviewed 12 January 2013

My boys and I went to La Familia a couple of weeks ago and really enjoyed our time there. We started with empanadas which were delicious. I had the steak and shrimp, which was so delicious I had to fight my two boys off in...More

Thank ridlee
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Brighton Ave, Ste 1, Portland, ME 04102-1054
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-761-5865
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