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Bibo's MADD Apple Cafe

23 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
+1 207-774-9698
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
23 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2016

I ordered the brunch sandwich. It was delicious! The only negative was that the vinaigrette dressing from the side salad had leaked onto the bottom of the English muffin, making it very bitter. My brunch companion ordered the French toast of the day, which was...More

Thank Jamie704578
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We came in as a party of 7... w/o a reservation for brunch and within a short time were able to be seated. That's a plus ... so far, so good. Hostess/owner (?) brought a chair for the end of table and last guest to...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you're going to Portland Stage...Bibo is a great choice for brunch, lunch or dinner. The menu is diverse, the wait staff is accommodating, and the price is a wonderful surprise. Like the theater experience itself, lunch before a matinee or a light meal after...More

Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

So i am generally not a huge salt lover so i taste tested it around the table. By it i mean everything we ordered. First waiter tom was excellent. Second the apple fritters are not fritters they are better. The biscuits were half way between...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I came here recently with a friend for his first time, not mine- though I had not been to dinner here in many years. Under different ownership from the original establishment, Madd Apple is a gem of a small artsy restaurant just off the beaten...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This place has been around for a while. It's always tempting to try all the new restaurants in Portland, but you MUST eat here! holy smokes, was our dinner fabulous. The haddock and salmon were perfectly cooked and accompanied by inspired, flavorful sides. The pasta...More

Thank RaeRae99501
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We recently dined at Bibo's Madd Apple Cafe in Portland. The reservation was booked online and we were told there were only 2 available times 5:30 or 7:30. We chose the 5:30. We were the only party in the cafe so unsure of why it...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We have probably eaten here 10 times in the past few years for dinner and a few times for brunch. I really like that the menu takes some minor twists to add some excitement to your dinner or brunch. This latest visit was for brunch...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 24 February 2016

At the encouragement of my sister,who lives in Portland we have dined at Bibos more than once. Every time we have had a great experience. The food is excellent( be sure to check the specials). Service and staff are great and the ambience is special...More

Thank dkmkakektk
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Small, cozy restaurant in Downtown Portland. The food is absolutely delicious and I'd highly recommend the Apple Fritters. The service is slow, but that's because the food is fresh. Make sure to make a reservation on open table because it fills up quickly and they...More

Thank JMindler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2810
    (between Congress St. and Cumberland Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: The Portland metro bus system has a stop directly across the street from us.
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-9698
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