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David's 388

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388 South Cottage Road, South Portland, ME
207-347-7388
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cumberland Center, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

my husband and I have eaten here year round -for a quick meal or celebrating something like my mom's 76th birthday. Food is always predictable great and service is wonderful.

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Thank Marla L
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I am so lucky that David's 388 is my local neighborhood restaurant. This is one of the best restaurants in an area teeming with great places to eat. The menu is inventive and changes with the seasons. Try the lobster mac & cheese for a real treat or the steak frites and feel like you're in a French bistro. Their... More 

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Thank CPKaru
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We arrived without reservations and the four of us sat at the bar. The bartender/waitress was both friendly and attentive even though she was extremely busy. This is a fine dining restaurant and the dishes were all prepared. The lobster bisque was delicious if not low calorie, of course. My wife and I split a mixed green salad and i... More 

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Thank Ron S
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Our dinner was delicious and the waitress/ bartender was very friendly. Was busy and reservations are recommend as they had a 45 minute wait on the day before Labor Day. However we snagged a seat at the bar right away and we couldn't have been happier. Upscale dining with reasonable prices.

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Thank Alison P
South Portland, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My Husband and I are regulars here. The service is great, the food always first rate. We took our parents here when they visited us recently from Florida. Everything from appetizers to dessert was first rate! Take a stroll after dinner at the neighborhood beach.

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Thank JoAnnFive0
Tenants Harbor, Maine
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit after moving to Sopo last December. Just an average week night dinner. The portion of salmon was shockingly small. My husbands burger kind of dry and so so tasting. The David's magic wasn't there this time. An old standby needs a renewal sometimes.

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Thank LauriandSusan
New York City, New York
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382 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went here on a weekday evening without a reservation and waited about 15 minutes to get seated at the chef's table, which was a treat. Free show with your meal! The food here was very good and full of flavor. The house bread is also very tasty. We ordered the grilled romaine salad, which I recommend and also the beef... More 

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Thank beachtravelerrrr
South Portland, Maine
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

With Portland so busy during the summer, we like to stay close to home and enjoy delicious food without having to cross the Casco bridge! We'd love to keep this secret but, sharing this sweet spot is the right thing to do😊. Great appetizers and main courses, desserts and wines. One of our favorite restaurants- in all seasons!

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Thank olivecape
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a tough review. We went from loving this place to being ambivalent. We first dined here a few years ago with our then 7 year old daughter. She sat up at the counter and watched the cooks who were very attentive to her. She had the hamburger with fries which was amazing. The duck and the seafood was... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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227 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was recommended to us by a local client, otherwise we would never have known about it. It's a small (about 10 tables) restaurant in an old part of town, in an old little building, but the service and the food was very close to a five-star restaurant. Portions were on the small side, but the quality of the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 South Cottage Road, South Portland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?