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David's Restaurant

22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
+1 207-773-4340
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 16:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Monument Sq, Portland, ME 04101-4082
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

I know this is a Portland Institution, restaurant-wise, so I was excited to finally get to David's, but maybe the pre-visit hype had me expecting too much?? I walked away with a real mix of impressions. Seating choices without a reservation were at the bar...More

1  Thank suomigrrl
Reviewed 30 October 2015

When we started planning our first honeymoon night in Portland we did a little Yelp research and heard about Fore Street, Street & Company, a restaurant in a church and so many other options from people I know as well. But I figured I'd reach...More

1  Thank DaniellenMarcTravels
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I had looked at this restaurant online and wasn't sure... I was catching the 7:20 Downeaster back to Boston and wasn't certain that I could start dinner at their 5:00 opening time and get to the train station. Also, I had a dilemma about food...More

Thank TheatreGeek53704
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We heard great things and were not disappointed. I had the salmon which was tender, flavorful, and plentiful. Service was exemplary without being intrusive and cocktails offered a great variety.

Thank 444JosephC
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Great atmosphere. Service and food were spot on. Relaxing and inviting. Great fresh seafood, superbly done. Great for couples or small groups to enjoy.

Thank pauldc1
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Service was slow, food portions small. Yummy but not worth the price we paid. Will choose a different place next time for sure.

Thank Chemandy
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My girlfriend and I went here for a ate night. We had a reservation for 7, and were seated quickly. We were also served quickly, and the food was delicious. A great experience overall.

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped by late and ordered couple small plates. Taste is good, I like the haddock and crab, desert is raspberry cheese cake, soft and delicious. Good services. First dinner at Portland!

Thank Wenjie Y
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I'm surprised this restaurant isn't ranked higher on trip advisor. Delicious food and good service. We try to have dinner at David's when we are in town and it never disappoints! It's a perfect place for a friend night out or a dinner date for...More

Thank laura m
Reviewed 23 August 2015

They brought our drinks and their bread which are these little bread balls with oil, cheese and salt ---- and garlic. They were absolutely Delic!!! We started with mussels that were in a lovely broth with some cream and bacon; I am not sure what...More

Thank ded1
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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, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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