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Bayside American Cafe

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98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
207-774-0005
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the wait

Bayside American Cafe (Bintliff's) has a great breakfast. They have a limited number of tables so you will likely need to wait for a table. But they have coffee available which helps. We have been multiple times for breakfast and haven't been disappointed yet.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
GilS859
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Fort Myers, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Bayside American Cafe (Bintliff's) has a great breakfast. They have a limited number of tables so you will likely need to wait for a table. But they have coffee available which helps. We have been multiple times for breakfast and haven't been disappointed yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have been going to Bayside (formerly Bintliffs) American Cafe for years. The homemade corned beef hash is my personal favorite. Big chunks of corned beef, with fresh homemade home fries (using a couple different kinds of potatoes). You won't be disappointed.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant is located in an out of the way part of town, but well worth the hike. Breakfast was really good, service was prompt, server was charming, ambiance was warm and inviting. I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

One of the best breakfast/lunch I ate on the US East Coast ! The backyard is very nice to be seating in. A huge selection of Benedicts, Scrambles, Waffles, Pankakes, French toast.... and speciality coffees....the place to meet and to fill all the desire of taste buds. Noteworthy waiters and waitresses !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I am big on breakfast. So I anytime I'm in a different city I make sure to find a good place for breakfast. Bayside American Cafe had some good old fashion "MASSIVE" pancakes. Banana Pecan with vermont maple syrup. Amazing!!!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Seemed like an old house turned into a small cafe. Which worked quite well with the theme of the place. Cozy inside. The food was so good. Plenty of choices with my favorite eggs Benedict. Also the hash brown potatoes were amazing. Had a back patio area to eat on which was nice in this weather. Everyone I was with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I'm very frugal with my stars, so a 4-star is a solid review. The food is fairly priced for the large portions they offer; the bread is thick and homemade; the menu is varied and fresh. We created the omelette and frittata and tried the veggie home fries with two cinnamon pancakes! All was delectable. We even ordered the rocket... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were staying at the east end of Old Port so the trip up to Bayside was a bit of a hike. Not sure I'd do it again, but the crab cake and lobster bennies were both tasty.

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is always packed for a reason: the food is killer. Amazing selection of breakfast favorite's done with a twist make this an above-average diner experience. The atmosphere is charming and the staff could not have bee nicer, despite the crazy crowds. You can tell everyone is happy to be there and proud of the food. We got a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I wandered in around 10:30 on a Friday morning. I was seated on the balcony quite promptly, and brought a lovely latte. Waitstaff was attentive, food was delicious.

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Additional Information about Bayside American Cafe

Address: 98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
Phone Number: 207-774-0005
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-774-0005

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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