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The Chef & The Gardener

345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
+1 207-282-9035
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The Chef and the Gardener is such a delightful and delicious place to have an amazing meal. This restaurant caters to all kinds of eaters from vegans to gluten free to meat eaters all presented in an artful way! We can’t wait to go back!

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch on a Sunday about an hour before closing. We were lucky to get the last available table. Most locals make reservations. We had sweet pototato cakes with a poached egg and red peppers and spaghetti sauce pasta with capers. Both...More

Thank physbiz
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This under- appreciated restaurant is somewhat off the beaten track in Saco -off North Street a bit north of the main access road ( Industrial Park Road ) to the Maine Turnpike. But it is close to our condo and we sometimes make spur of...More

Thank grandoc01
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Have eaten there a lot and it's always fantastic. Great atmosphere, specials and desserts to die for!

Thank pamgallo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Used this service 3 times now and have been very pleased every time.food is great, prices reasonable and service exceptional. Highly recommend for catering your party or family gathering.

Thank rageo
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We recently ate here for breakfast. The restaurant was less than half full. The wait service was very slow and our order was messed up. When they staff took the meal back to the kitchen to fix, it was "slided" back in front of me...More

1  Thank RoamWorld
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was warm cozy and the staff helpful and cheerful. The food could have been better. They had recently changed the menu and I was looking forward to something on the online menu. The food was good just not what I was craving. The...More

Thank joana249
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were attending a Veteran's Day Weekend Retreat in the area and a large group of us chose to meet and eat at the C&G. The staff did just an outstanding job of serving so many of us and they were attentive and sharp and...More

2  Thank RQP
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very small and reservations are a must. Good wine list. Four of us had the Cesar salad which is prepared table slide. A little heavy on the garlic but very good. We would ask for less garlic the next time. Others had the shrimp quesadilla...More

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We have lived in Saco but never visited this restaurant until last Friday evening . That was definitely our loss. From the duck to the schnitzel to the cream caramel ........outstanding. Our waitress was attentive and personable. We will be back.

Thank Lynne H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 North St, Saco, ME 04072-1842
    (Lund road)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
  • Phone Number: +1 207-282-9035
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