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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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“garlic knots” (27 reviews)
“haddock” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

David’s hosted our friends wedding ceremony and reception. The event was cozy and special and the staff was wonderful. The apps and made to order dinner and dessert choices were top notch.

Thank KMCotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been trying different restaurants in Portland over the years, but this one is special. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by an intimate dining area. (Make a reservation) Very efficient wait staff and wonderfully and tastefully prepared meals. An eclectic range...More

1  Thank penelope1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Showed up on a Saturday night around 8pm and grabbed two seats at the bar no problem. Worth every penny for a midrange date night splurge. We had the pork buns, salmon, and sirloin and each dish was delicious. Probably the best salmon dish I’ve...More

1  Thank Pembroke K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just came from the free night (Friday's) at the Portland Art Museau. Had reservations and got our party of 4 seated in the front window. Absolutely excellent food and decent service. My meatloaf was probably the most tasteful ML I have ever had at...More

1  Thank MitchFindlay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse chose this restaurant based on reviews and looking at the menu; great choice! Was walking distance from our hotel. We had reservations and were lead to a high top squeezed in between another table and the bar; VERY tight; asked if there was...More

1  Thank JPM0713
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The food here was phenomenal! The garlic knots that you start with are some of the best I've ever had! The open faced lobster ravioli with scallops and shrimp was absolutely amazing!

1  Thank groul1dm
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

4 of us had dinner here. I'd made reservations but we were coming from CT and our journey took longer than we'd hoped, so had to call and change the time - they were accommodating. When we arrived one of the hostesses was on the...More

1  Thank fifraser
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Have lived in the area for less than a year and came here for lunch. David's should be rated much higher on TripAdvsior (and I do A LOT of reviews.) Between the three of us we had the shrimp salad (similar to caprese salad but...More

Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Wonderful table by the window to enjoy a great dinner. Started with mussels and those delicious garlic knots and our entrees of the haddock with crab and a salmon special were great.

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Highly recommend this restaurant. The atmosphere was wonderful for a visit with a friend I had not seen in a long time. The garlic knots were too delicious...I could have made a complete meal out of those and a glass of wine!!! I had the...More

2  Thank forshara
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2 February 2017|
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Response from Marshside01 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Jeans are fine.
John B
13 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
USD 31 - USD 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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