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David's 388

388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (23 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

David's 388 has long been one of our favorite neighborhood spots. We're very lucky to have both them and Enios on the same stretch of road in South Portland. I recently dined at Davids with my wife and we enjoyed the fish cake, grilled romaine...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wonderful friendly service. We sat overlooking the chefs who had time to smile despite being constantly in motion. Food excellent as usual and wine reasonably priced.

1  Thank Chick L
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place always hits the highs marks for the service and the meals. Mary F was our server and she is such a sweetheart. We loved chatting with her and she paced our meal just right. We started with excellent plate of Scallops, Fig and...More

Thank S V
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered the beef tartare, potstickers, crispy duck breast, and had cheesecake for dessert. We found the overall dining experience to be very good although the food portions are very small. The only disappointing dish was the steak tartare, the flavirs were excellent but the...More

Thank dbeliveau40
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday dinner at David's 388. We were a party of four who enjoyed the lobster bisque, panzella salad, pickled beet salad, salmon special, duck breast, and filet mignon ending with some yummy desserts. We all agreed it was the best meal we've...More

Thank AgentJay_12
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The atmosphere, the food choice, and the quality of the meal were all great. And it was great to find it had parking right outside!

Thank Robin0012016
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Remembering a lovely dinner with friends from a year prior, we decided to book our Anniversary dinner at David's 388. Tucked away in a corner of shops on the main street in South Portland, it was as we remembered - hustle and bustle, locals sitting...More

Thank j0ynpeace
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant and it's popular, so be sure to make reservations. We called in the afternoon for a reservation that evening, and the earliest available was 8 pm at the chef's bar. We had two appetizers: salmon cake with black beans, cumin,...More

Thank Danette M
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Having been to David's in downtown Portland I wanted to try this restaurant. We arrived without reservations about 6:00pm we were told there was a one hour wait but to check back in 1/2 hr by the manager Kelly. Came back in 1/2 hour and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Small place but good food. Need a reservation every day of the week--even for the bar. Nice alternative to the tourist places.

Thank mainevisitor2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388
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