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Hilltop Coffee Shop

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100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Sarasota, Florida
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255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the side. Also a restroom, to be frank. Then we saw Hilltop and stopped in.... More 

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 tiny picture of uncle sam next to the register that says something about refusing customers... More 

Thank Tra V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 simple thank you?! Particularly unimpressed this morning.

2 Thank Maineviews
Wilmington, North Carolina
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
New Jersey
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

First and foremost it is the scones that make this place just about my favorite place for breakfast in Portland. The scones are never the same - I especially love the ones with ginger bits, but I've not had any flavor I did not think was great. The muffins are also great, especially raspberry! And it is a good place... More 

Thank shoreylj
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

This a cute and local coffee shop. We came here for breakfast. They had some muffins, donuts and bagels. We had bagels with cream cheese and latte coffee in mugs. They were good. My friend didn't enjoy the homemade veggie cream cheese. Nice staff.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Crown Point, Indiana
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215 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent fresh brewed coffee served by a very pleasant staff. A great place to sit back and relax wit your coffee.

Thank MrWarrenM
Portland, Maine
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121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hilltop may not have the best coffee in Portland or the best selection of food items, but it does have a friendly vibe and cozy atmosphere that makes it a special place to hang out at in Portland. The excellent Wi-Fi connection and ample seating makes Hilltop one of my favorite places to enjoy an afternoon on Munjoy Hill.

Thank 0Fernando0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Open Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3686
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 12077800025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?