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The Chef & The Gardener

) #12 of 36 Restaurants in Saco $$ - $$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
+1 207-282-9035
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Used this service 3 times now and have been very pleased every time.food is great, prices reasonable and service exceptional. Highly recommend for catering your party or family gathering.

Thank rageo
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We recently ate here for breakfast. The restaurant was less than half full. The wait service was very slow and our order was messed up. When they staff took the meal back to the kitchen to fix, it was "slided" back in front of me...More

1  Thank RoamWorld
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was warm cozy and the staff helpful and cheerful. The food could have been better. They had recently changed the menu and I was looking forward to something on the online menu. The food was good just not what I was craving. The...More

Thank joana249
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were attending a Veteran's Day Weekend Retreat in the area and a large group of us chose to meet and eat at the C&G. The staff did just an outstanding job of serving so many of us and they were attentive and sharp and...More

2  Thank RQP
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very small and reservations are a must. Good wine list. Four of us had the Cesar salad which is prepared table slide. A little heavy on the garlic but very good. We would ask for less garlic the next time. Others had the shrimp quesadilla...More

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We have lived in Saco but never visited this restaurant until last Friday evening . That was definitely our loss. From the duck to the schnitzel to the cream caramel ........outstanding. Our waitress was attentive and personable. We will be back.

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Started with table side Caesar which was phenomenal, scallops with jasmine rice were incredible. My family members had the Haddock with a lemon Beurre sauce, the short ribs and the Shepherds Pie. We all absolutely loved it. Even the fresh brewed iced tea was amazing....More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the type of place that you really want to like. It is a small operation (the restaurant only seats about 30 people), is very homey on the inside, everything appears to be homemade, and they have relatively high aspirations for their food. Unfortunately,...More

Thank KingofThreePutts
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Hello to all! Yes, I am writing about this gem of a place located in Saco. Take out your GPS, punch in the location and go! Fresh food (with vegetarian specials) a great staff and a pleasant atmosphere. Looking for something "off the beaten path",...More

Thank Donald-from-Maine
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bottom line first: Tasty appetizers, good bread, friendly service but meh entrees. So, it's hard to know how exactly to rate Chef & the Gardner on star rating system -- if + and - were allowed, it would get a 3+ or 4- rating from...More

Thank MBA60302
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 26
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
    (Lund road)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
  • Phone Number: +1 207-282-9035
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