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Artemisia Cafe

61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
+1 207-761-0135
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“beet salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We had the veggie hash and creamed spinach and artichoke benedict, both of which were just what we wanted. The atmosphere was comfortably quiet and we were seated right away on a cold Saturday at 10 a. m. by friendly staff.

Thank smaycurr
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Artemisia last weekend. We stopped in for dinner a year or so ago and it was good it they have really stepped up their game! We (two couples) arrived around 7:45 on a Friday and waited about 5-10 minutes...More

Thank USAMaineTravelers
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here today and were really pleased with the quality of the food. My wife had a latte and I had regular coffee. Rich flavor and fresh. We had split pea and ham soup, a grilled sandwich with mushrooms, squash,...More

Thank MaineNick
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Whenever we have guests in town for dinner, we always take them to Artemisia to introduce them to the wonders of Portland restaurants. Dinner at Artemisia is our favorite. It feels like a neighborhood restaurant that offers delicious, artful dishes that are a medley of...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This place gets one of my highest ratings. It's off the beaten path yet close to everything. The beet salad was perfecting dressed with the perfect mix of ingredients and tossed so every bite was perfection. The same goes for the Arugula salad, the dressing...More

Thank jarrad251
Reviewed September 11, 2017

My first visit to Artemisia was Saturday evening with my wife and two friends visiting from the San Francisco area. We were cheerfully welcomed by our server Heather, who throughout our meal perfectly combined professionalism with welcome friendliness. Our mix of appetizers, pasta dishes, an...More

Thank BuxtonMaineTraveler
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Having read the reviews, I wanted to check out this place, but not for a full meal as I also wanted to go back to the Empire Chinese Kitchen for another bowl of their amazing Hot and Sour soup. I had originally wanted a soup,...More

1  Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Have been here three times. The food is great and fresh servers are terrific and will probably be back for dinnet

Thank recruiter12
Reviewed August 5, 2017

My husband and I had dinner here August 3, 2017. We have been here before, and each time we go we are reminded that it's one of the best restaurants in this foodie town, and probably one of the best kept secrets. Easy walking distance...More

Thank kdillenback
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We found this cafe while walking the streets of Portland and stopped for lunch. It was quite busy but the staff were very accommodating for our party of 5. The menu was varied with a focus on the healthy side which we were delighted to...More

Thank Jim M
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Mason M
June 17, 2016|
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Response from Grebnevaagain | Reviewed this property |
He will certainly find a few delicious choices here.
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Heather N | Property representative |
Hi Devin, We are a very small kitchen and don't have the dedicated space to properly make a soufflé. You would have better luck asking a bigger restaurant with a pastry chef. Good luck! Heather
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Pleasant St, Portland, ME 04101-3951
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-761-0135
Small neighborhood spot where you can enjoy a nice quiet meal with friends. Now serving dinner Wednesday- Saturday night.
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