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Carmen at the Danforth - CLOSED

163 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04102-3813
+1 207-358-7103
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 19, 2016
“After dinner drink at the bar”
Sep 1, 2015
“This is a terrifc spot in a great inn. Wonderful food, service , a bit exotic which is a nice touch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
163 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04102-3813
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Stopped in for a nightcap and had the most amazing drink! It's called the Jakarta, and if you enjoy good whiskey this was amazing. The incredible bartender actually lit a small crackling fire of twigs and berries to create the smoke to cap off the...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Inn has been entirely redone and while in an old house is anything but inside. Trevon at the bar is an ace. He and I got down with some nifty small batch rye. Then friends joined us and we ate at the restaurant. Its...More

Thank Harley L
Reviewed February 9, 2013

We have visited Carmen at the Danforth several times and have not been disappointed. It is very enjoyable to start the evening by having drinks the living room and move on to dinner in one of the intimate dining rooms. The menu is varied and...More

1  Thank Tarryawile
Reviewed December 29, 2012

We loved our four course meal. Her appetizer was chicken liver mousse; mine was an avocado in a creamy vinaigrette, with fried cheese croutons on the side. We both had Rohan Duck Breast, which was rich, crispy and tender. And absolutely delicious. And the room...More

1  Thank lordrob44
Reviewed December 2, 2012

This is a place to go if you have no prombem in spending alot of money for a lovely evening. The best part about the location was the serenity of the room. No yelling to be heard across the table. The food was excellent and...More

Thank nmfMaine
Reviewed November 30, 2012

The place is almost impossible to find. Because it is in a historical area, they can't put up a sign. The place was freezing the night we were there. It isn't beautifully decorated. I was expecting a lovely-looking place. It doesn't have any fine accoutrements....More

Thank CanCookTonight
Reviewed November 17, 2012

We ate here on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. This was some of the best food I have ever had in Maine. It even beat 555, which sets a high bar. The presentation was lovely, the service unobtrusive and thoughtful. The wait staff knows the wine...More

Thank Jodith
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Have a drink in the elegant living room where music and art surround conversation. Next move to one of the three lovely dining rooms where three excellent bread choices are offered as you peruse the menu of creative Spanish fare. If Chestnut soup is featured...More

Thank passport2europe
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Okay, so this place just upped the ante for me! The ambiance, the lighting, the decor, the mood, the colors - all were beautiful and top notch! The lounge is comfortable and very nicely done. The staff greeted us with smiles. They were all dressed...More

Thank SpellboundBMD
Reviewed September 13, 2012

My husband and I have now been to this restaurant several times for the absolutely delicious and beautifully presented food, the lovely setting (we enjoyed before-dinner drinks in the sitting area with piano player), and the attentive, but low-key staff. Every time we bring new...More

Thank steffilyn
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04102-3813
    (Winter street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-358-7103
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