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Artemisia Cafe

61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
+1 207-761-0135
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“kielbasa” (7 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this cafe while walking the streets of Portland and stopped for lunch. It was quite busy but the staff were very accommodating for our party of 5. The menu was varied with a focus on the healthy side which we were delighted to...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely fell in love with the food from Artemisia Cafe. I had the Spaghetti w/scallops, and my Wife had the Rigatoni w/lobster. Desert was pistachio Talenti Gelato. Go see Heather - she was polite, friendly, and very knowledgeable about the Portland, ME area. Definitely...More

Thank Gene A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant and brought friends who were visiting from out of town. It is in kind of an out of the way place but that makes it even more appealing.The food here is very creative and fresh, the staff attentive and friendly. I...More

Thank valeriej55
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I stay at the Holiday Inn By The Bay all the time for business and just discovered the Artemisia Cafe which is located a short 3 minute walk away. It's a really nice place for lunch and dinner. I had a wonderful salad which was...More

Thank JetBlueDriver
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I first learned about this restaurant when my daughter took me to breakfast there for Mother's Day. It was delicious and great service. My husband and I went for dinner last night. First of all, they had my favorite wine, Wither Hills from NZ. Secondly...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Awesome food in a cozy atmosphere. Came in on a rainy weekday for lunch. My wife and I really enjoyed our soup, salad, and sandwiches.

Thank JDiggity2
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This little place is my absolute favorite place for brunch. The benedicts are incredible and the hash is perfect. The coffee is also the best in town and perfect with the home made cinnamon rolls. The staff is also friendly and casual. I can not...More

Thank jhoward6
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I set out walking from our hotel looking for a Thai restaurant which we could not find. We kept walking and stumbled on this charming cafe. We were really impressed with the variety on the menu, the wine selection and the impeccable...More

Thank SunLoverNewBrunswick
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was a surprise. Just up the hill from the Old Port, I've had wonderful lunches at Artemisia, but never dinner. Both of our meals were outstanding. We shared a colorful and flavorful beet salad, then I had a perfectly cooked hanger steak with dollops...More

Thank ME_EATS_207
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This quaint little Cafe offers a colorful brunch on weekends. The wait, however, is unusually long and the booths are very tight. The service, while friendly, did not stand out compared to similar establishments. At the end, when I ordered the check, I only received...More

1  Thank Muralto60
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Mason M
18 June 2016|
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Response from Grebnevaagain | Reviewed this property |
He will certainly find a few delicious choices here.
15 September 2015|
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Response from Heather N | Property representative |
Hi Devin, We are a very small kitchen and don't have the dedicated space to properly make a soufflé. You would have better luck asking a bigger restaurant with a pastry chef. Good luck! Heather
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-761-0135
Small neighborhood spot where you can enjoy a nice quiet meal with friends. Now serving dinner Wednesday- Saturday night.
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