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David's 388

388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit, it's a bit of back and forth with this rating. The service was excellent, cocktails excellent! Appetizers-scallops figs bacon to die for, Fish cake was cold. Main courses the lamb was superior, the chicken was sloppy in too much juice...More

1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We have always had great meals here and did last week but they have scaled way back on portion size. Not sure why.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My third visit. The fish cakes were very tasty. The tenderloin was also delicious although very modest in size. Good thing I wasn't that hungry! The waitress was very friendly and attentive. It was quite hot - the air conditioning was not working - so...More

1  Thank MyTooCents
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We haven't been to David's in a while for no other reason than we couldn't fit it in to our schedule. Tonight we made it back to our favorite seats at the Chef's counter. We started with a cheese board and potstickers (my favorite). Both...More

1  Thank ImHomeNow
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Small restaurant, so you may want to make a reservation. Nice staff and interesting menu. The portions were s little on the small side, my shrimp dish was two large shrimps, which really should have been three shrimp since it was an entrée. But, the...More

Thank duncanspop
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great, intimate restaurant. Small plates and entrees. Lots of great tastes. Wonderful wine list. Great value for superb food. As good as anything in Portland.

1  Thank phoneman2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in the area who organized our dinner for six at David's 388. It has a smallish menu with very reasonable prices, great wine choice and stellar service. Everyone enjoyed their first and second courses - favorites I recall were the pot...More

Thank Genevamom50
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

You can't beat David's 388 for great food with wonderful service. While not the greatest location for a coastal Maine restaurant they continue to serve up good food all the time. (So go for the food and take a drive before or after and see...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Vacationing from Texas, my husband and I chose David’s 388 for my birthday dinner. It certainly did not disappoint. Tucked away in South Portland, David’s 388 is a cozy, intimate restaurant offering fabulous selections in an upscale but unpretentious environment. I couldn’t resist the lobster...More

1  Thank BaylorGal84
Reviewed 20 July 2017

David 388 is a treat. We had the good fortune of sitting at the counter overlooking the kitchen and were treated to a fabulous demonstration of the passion and art of cooking. The chefs' attention to detail and the quality of the food was outstanding....More

Thank Peter M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388
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