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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
+1 207-772-0360
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“fried pickles” (24 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
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Reviews (299)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for my birthday lunch for the good food but especially for the amazing cake. There is something for everyone at this quirky little restaurant. The decor is fun, the menu full of creative delicious food and they have lovely outside dining in the...More

Thank valeriej55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The parking around Silly's is difficult, most of the spots are 15 minutes, but it's worth the effort to find one. We sat on the patio and were there mid afternoon so it wasn't crowded. The menu is extensive and appealing which makes choosing a...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place. Nothing pretentious at this down to earth, lively venue with a creative menu with so many veg/vegan options. We have sat at the bar and most recently in the side room near the kitchen where all the great food is made. I...More

Thank Jon Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to give this place the benefit of the doubt. Just left after waiting 45 minutes for a cheeseburger ordered medium rare. It was well done and cold. The bartender yelled at me for taking too many bites (3) and said there was nothing...More

Thank RoWiYoCo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for eclectic and fun fare, this is the place to go. Great, extensive, funky menu--great staff---overall awesome retro place to go. A little of everything for anyone, doubt there is anyone who won't find something they will enjoy. Outside seasonal patio, Elvis...More

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We were hungry and came here for brunch and boy oh boy, was it the right place. Feels like a diner. Big portions, hearty dishes and plenty of vegetarian options if you fancy it. We left stuffed and quite satisfied with our meals. I would...More

Thank Joey613
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Subject: Silly's We had been to the bar for drinks and enjoyed the hospitality. Now back for lunch. Brandon and Tyler offer service excellence. The menu is eclectic and there are so many items on it for us to enjoy on repeat visits. The Reuben...More

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and enjoyed their unique menu - offering vegan, vegetarian, GF free and meat entrees. We choose vegan - yes: that's us! They delivered well! A flatbread with garlic, spinach, yams, almonds and balsamic drizzle. She had a salad...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Silly's is full of all kinds of memorabilia and knick knacks making it very homey. It is moderately loud but the four of us sat in a booth so felt like we had our privacy. We ordered three main dishes to share plus the turnip...More

Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Our family is happy, loud, friendly, and respectful. Exactly like this restaurant. Some of us have dietary restrictions and others eat like it's their last meal. Silly's has a dish for every one of us. From bacon french fries drowned in gravy to kale and...More

Thank 5Rumphius
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I am an plant based eater who is sugar, salt and oil free. Can I find menu options at Silly's?
26 April 2016|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have vegan and gluten free options
Kathryn O
What are your gluten free options?
11 May 2015|
Response from Kendra M | Reviewed this property |
It has a lot of vegetarian options and some gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-0360
  • E-mail
can you change the hours closed Monday and Tuesday wed thurs fri 11-9 sat and sun 9-9 I can't get it to work..thanks colleen
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