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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Visited David's just last week for the first time for a lunch meeting. Great location. Chic restaurant with excellent service but very relaxed. I was able to order a great glass of malbec and loved the bread -- miniature sized rolls covered in parmesan cheese....More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We arrived at Davids just in time for a Happy Hour glass of wine and we could not resist the Steak Tartare, and at $5 Happy Hour price, it is a steal. This appetizer is is simply divine, so good we went for 2. The...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Excellent food and excellent service. Best dinner out we have had in years. I am an Executive Chef, so you can only imagine that dining out for us is quite a challenge. I would absolutely recommend David's .. Try the Cheddar encrusted haddock with crab.....More

Thank mjeanniet
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Great wait staff, very friendly and helpful. Best mussel appetizer ever. The anise makes the dish. Garlic knots brought me back to my mom's kitchen. Haddock with crab was excllent. Haddock can be boring, but the chef really turned it into something scrumptious. The miso...More

Thank Morepaperplease
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We have enjoyed David's for years. He has 4 restaurants in the area now. All are good. My most recent visit was for lunch and it was very tasty.

Thank DavidandGee
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We like David's 388 in South Portland that we decided to also eat here.... I do have to say....we were a little disappointed compared to the 388. Service was good....prompt....and the food was yummy. However the ambience was not as good as the 388. The...More

Thank fjon
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 16 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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Questions & Answers
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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