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Bresca - CLOSED

111 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4104
+1 207-772-1004
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
11 Jun 2015
“Reserve ahead”
26 Dec 2013
“I Believe this restaurant is no longer in business in Portland”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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111 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4104
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11 - 20 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 10 February 2013

This fine restaurant on Middle Street in Portland Maine was recommended to us by friends and we will be forever grateful to them. This place is small in terms of dining space (capacity under 20 seats) but the food is home cooked and locally grown...More

1  Thank BobofNewtn
Reviewed 12 December 2012

A small restaurant with exquisite food. A wonderful dining experience! The chef is highly regarded in Portland and in the Food industry. Menu is carefully selected and draws on local foods. When we had the opportunity to go out to dinner with a highly regarded...More

1  Thank MaineDebbie
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Menu is limited but the food was good and the wine was good. The restaurant is tiny, so be sure to make a reservation.

1  Thank Penny I
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We had tried to eat here several times but the very small seating area makes reservations difficult. We lucked out with a last minute opening on a rainy night. The setting is very charming and though small, we were spaced enough from other tables to...More

1  Thank Lilybdog
Reviewed 16 October 2012

A little off the beaten track if you will Bresca is worth seeking out. Make a reservation as it only seats about 18! Creative menu with some nice wines to go with. Not inexpensive by any means and the emphasis here is on quality vs...More

Thank rdlownes
Reviewed 23 September 2012

My spouse and I had dinner at Bresca on the last night of our vacation in Maine and enjoyed every aspect of the experience from the greeting to the good-bye. The service was outstanding, efficient and non-intrusive. The place is small so reservations are a...More

Thank aconitum
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Let's get this out of the wait. Bresca (1) is small and (2) has only one chef in the kitchen. This means it can be hard to get a table and that when you do, service can be slow. If you can't accept these things,...More

Thank Odelay101
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Friends had been trying to get a reservation here for some time so we were particularly happy to be able to get one through Open Table. There were four of us, all serious and well travelled foodies. The place is small, really just a store...More

3  Thank gardner34285
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Bresca is simply amazing. I think there are all of six tables so getting in might take time but it is worth the wait. It is a tiny little place with wonderful atmosphere, magnificent food and amazing wine flights/parings. They will occasionally do an "all...More

Thank Prlski
Reviewed 17 August 2012

A friend suggested this as an excellent restaurant, made reservations for four... we added two, the (tiny) restaurant agreed. a nice start. The menu satisfied my twenty-something sons as well as us "adults", the cocktails were different and good. Service was right on..always available ,...More

1  Thank 6205cr
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4104
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-1004
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