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388 South Cottage Road, South Portland, ME
207-347-7388
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great little place with very good quality and fair prices

The beef Carpaccio was one of the best we have had, they grill the capers and it makes a wonderful taste and the use Kosher salt so the flavor pops. The duck canapé was very good. We tried the grilled Romaine salad but it came out cold and would not recommend it. The main entrees were excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
PGShapleigh
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Shapleigh, Maine
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Shapleigh, Maine
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279 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The beef Carpaccio was one of the best we have had, they grill the capers and it makes a wonderful taste and the use Kosher salt so the flavor pops. The duck canapé was very good. We tried the grilled Romaine salad but it came out cold and would not recommend it. The main entrees were excellent, the pepper Tuna... More 

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South Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Don't really want any more people to find out about this neighborhood gem. David's SoPo treasure is already busy enough. Outstanding, interesting food. Portions are modest, perfect for foodies who like to sample different things. Even the burger is gourmet!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were sat at the "Chef's table" which is a bar counter overlooking the kitchen. In my opinion (if you're not on a romantic date) this is a great place to sit because you can watch all the delicious foods being prepared and served and use that to choose your meal. We were told they change the menu seasonally, so... More 

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Columbia, Maryland USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were very impressed by our first visit to David's 338. The menu is creative, ingredients are very good, the atmosphere in this small restaurant is very attractive, and the service is great.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pleasant surprise in a local South Portland neighborhood. The food and service was excellent. Small neighborhood dining. One needs reservation as it has limited seating. The two males had the filet mignonette cooked exactly as requested. The two females had the duck. Limited, but excellent quality section of entrees. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Incredibly accommodating. Wonderful food. Great service. I wouldn't hesitate recommending this restaurant.

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South Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our meals were truly delicious ,from appetizers to desert. The unique handcrafted cocktails were an added bonus. The service was friendly and efficient .

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Excellent service, great food. The expansion is a welcome addition. Relaxing, yet classy. Attention to detail. Superb tarte tatin! Wouldn't go there too hungry, though, portions are small.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great place to celebrate with excellent food. The cocktails are always perfect. The portions are just right for having an appetizer salad main course and dessert. We often share the salads which are ample for sharing. Try something different as we've never been disappointed. Love the Chocolate Martini for dessert.

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

David's 388 continues to shine. We especially enjoy sitting at the chef's table and watching and chatting with the creative staff. We can't pass on ordering their outstanding burger ($13) served with fries cooked with rosemary sprigs and garlic -- really good! In addition, the other seasonal dishes are always well prepared with exquisite flavor balance. My beef tenderloin ($18)... More 

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Additional Information about David's 388

Address: 388 South Cottage Road, South Portland, ME
Phone Number: 207-347-7388
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 388 South Cottage Road, South Portland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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