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Hilltop Coffee Shop

100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
+1 207-780-0025
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 28, 2016
“Pretty great place”
Sep 15, 2017
“Strange vibe for a neighborhood coffee shop.”
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100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Stopped in one morning for coffee and to check it out. I have wanted to try this place for a while, but it hadn't worked out. On entering, I was struck by the lack of vibe. I know that some of Portland has gotten over...More

Thank eph89
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Baked goods not as fine as some other stops in the neighborhood but service was fine, coffee fresh and good.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

After a walk around the Eastern Promenade to take in the stunning water views, head up Congress street. A up hill climb and mid way you will see a corner hilltop coffee shop. Friendly staff and much locals, great place to sit, rest the feet...More

Thank Dai Sim C
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

The cappuccinos were on par and the homemade enchiladas were fantastic. If you have the dog with you they have a giving post out front for the canines and a water bowl. Overall it's a real good spot.

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Stopped in for a mocha during a brief thunderstorm. Beverage was great, but they were closing early and we had to leave less than 10 min after walking in the door!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed July 23, 2016

One morning in Portland we e took a walk from Old Port to the famous Eastern Promenade - a lovely way to spend a sunny morning in summer - and then felt a hankering for a cup of seriously good coffee with a cookie on...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Are you kidding me ? Its 2016 people are busy and can't just hang up to order a cappuccino. Are we not allowed to multitask ? So today 5/25 at 3pm the blond barista with glasses ignores me and then taps her finger on the...More

Thank Tra V
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We live in the neighborhood so we are regulars here. Coffee, pastry, atmosphere all very good - it's what keeps us coming back. But come on folks lose the attitude. Is it too much to ask to be greeted w/ a smile .... or a...More

3  Thank Maineviews
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Very cool coffee shop just east of downtown. Easy and free street parking and nice views from the hilltop. Coffee was awesome and service friendly. They had benches out front for street watching as well. Also, free wifi with no password hassle.

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped in for a morning latte. Great coffee and terrific atmosphere. We scored the comfy leather chairs, but plenty of folks were doing the ubiquitous iMac-ing with their morning joe.

Thank rip2006
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0025
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