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Bayside American Cafe

98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
+1 207-774-0005
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (88 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (37 reviews)
“home fries” (39 reviews)
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07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place so there was a wait. Lobster Eggs Benedict came with a large claw and small tail. Lobster and egg were well done however hollandaise was on the bland side. The corn beef is unsual however it tastes excellent. Drinks were strong and hit...More

Thank curry49ers
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This place was amazing! I told my husband I'd drive the two hours from Boston every Sunday just to eat here! Please note, you must arrive early or the wait will be long!! This was undoubtedly one of the best breakfasts I've ever had and...More

Thank Catie H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The coffee was fantastic, lots of it, so that was great because we had a 30+min wait for a table. The menu was full of interesting things but I was interested in their home made beef hash.. maybe I have the wrong impression of what...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was our first time but definitely not our last. Not sure if the wait for table (30min) the norm but well worth it!! The place is warm and cozy and service top notch. We showed up and a very courteous man took our name...More

Thank Holive13
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We were warned that patience is the key. It was Fourth of July weekend so there was no avoiding it. 45 minutes to wait gave us time to check out the menu and take a 30 minute walk around the block. The cafe graciously allowed...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Please read to understand this rating this is an average of my family's experience at this place. I've written a good number of reviews and I'm usually right on target. I'm a New Yorker and have traveled the world (Europe, Asia etc.) so my reviews...More

Thank Robinflion
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby and I wanted breakfast and coffee not from the hotel. Bayside provided me with a takeout breakfast that was large enough to share and provided the cutlery and hot sauce to go. Pleasant short wait while it was cooked and I...More

Thank Connie T
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on our way home and we were not disappointed! I love eggs Benedict, so I already knew I was going to order them! Our waiter was outstanding, he came right over and brought us our coffee (which was fantastic)! I...More

Thank julesg0925
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Food was very good, but not often is food good enough to wait an hour for, we stuck around because we were originally quoted 30 minutes. We got the lemon curd and blueberry French toast and the crab cake eggs Benedict, both were very good....More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A fun place with good food - enjoyed my lobster frittata and the server was very friendly. The wait was very long - it would be nice to have call ahead seating as there wasn't a great place to wait or much to do in...More

Thank CoalOhio
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26 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-0005
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