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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%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (25 reviews)
“haddock” (35 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My spouse chose this restaurant based on reviews and looking at the menu; great choice! Was walking distance from our hotel. We had reservations and were lead to a high top squeezed in between another table and the bar; VERY tight; asked if there was...More

Thank JPM0713
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here was phenomenal! The garlic knots that you start with are some of the best I've ever had! The open faced lobster ravioli with scallops and shrimp was absolutely amazing!

Thank groul1dm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us had dinner here. I'd made reservations but we were coming from CT and our journey took longer than we'd hoped, so had to call and change the time - they were accommodating. When we arrived one of the hostesses was on the...More

Thank fifraser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have lived in the area for less than a year and came here for lunch. David's should be rated much higher on TripAdvsior (and I do A LOT of reviews.) Between the three of us we had the shrimp salad (similar to caprese salad but...More

Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful table by the window to enjoy a great dinner. Started with mussels and those delicious garlic knots and our entrees of the haddock with crab and a salmon special were great.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this restaurant. The atmosphere was wonderful for a visit with a friend I had not seen in a long time. The garlic knots were too delicious...I could have made a complete meal out of those and a glass of wine!!! I had the...More

1  Thank forshara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant, relaxing, Monday night dinner. No expectations, no rush, great dinner. Garlic knots to begin are wonderful, who can resist? Haddock with perky toes and risotto was wonderful, drinks and wine excellent, steal excellent ax well. Classy food without pretensions. Service smooth and attentive....More

1  Thank Gilreign
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... and delicious! My wife said the grilled shrimp caprese was the best salad she has ever had & she loved her white chocolate cashew torte. My haddock sandwich was very fresh & tasty, carrot cake roulade was unique & delicious too. Erin B was...More

1  Thank GrnSwim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in search of my first lobster roll, the staff at the Portland Observatory recommended I try David's since I was walking down Congress Street. GREAT CHOICE! I wasn't sure what to expect, so the waiter gave me good suggestions about how to order and...More

1  Thank ms90
Reviewed 13 September 2017

While the menu is on the pricier side, David's offers great happy hour food and drink specials making it a bit more affordable. Restaurant has comfortable seating with nice window views of the square. Only reason I did not give it a 5 was that...More

1  Thank teriwark
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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
US$31 - US$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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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