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Blue Spoon

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89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
+1 207-773-1116
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“blt” (13 reviews)
“coconut flan” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Blue Spoon is located just up the street from the Eastern Promenade. The food quality is outstanding. Service is very professional. The Owner is extremely personable and enjoys interacting with his clients. Parking is on the street and is at a premium near the...More

Thank tim3oleary47
Reviewed July 17, 2016

I've walked by this place many a time and finally decided it was time to check it out! Reservations are recommended, as there is a small seating area, including 3 outdoor tables in front. Be aware ahead of time that the indoor space is *very*...More

Thank kmk415
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Was visiting Portland, a friend just off Congress street who just moved in. We walked around the corner from their residence and had a wonderful dining experience outside under the stars. Wait staff is very informative and polished. We had creamed mushrooms and seared scallops...More

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed June 29, 2016

A friend and I went for lunch. Friendly greeting by staff. We were both drawn to the fish stew which I'd had in the past (3 yrs ago). It was very tasty with fish and mussels and a couple of baguette slices to help soak...More

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Stopped in here for a quick lunch as it was near the area of town we were in and was reported to be celiac-friendly. Overall, this was a fine meal but nothing too outstanding. The celiac member of our party had plenty of options and...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Nice ambiance. Good gluten free options. The burger is excellent and the accompanying potatoes are awesome

Thank Ross P
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Either the small plates or the large but not both. Go for the simplest. Blue spoon is clearly skilled but maybe less could be more. Portland is getting competitive! Finding a huge range of ingredients to include in a dish is interesting but the effort...More

Thank painter04646
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I enjoy Blue Spoon any time I go but I particularly love brunch on Saturdays. Everything from yogurt and fresh fruit to risotto to the pork belly hash (my favorite) hits the spot. Its really my favorite neighborhood spot up on Munjoy Hill. I met...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Wonderful selection of delectable appetizers...simple yet savory. Risotto made like the old country. Cozy atmosphere and a convivial staff make this one of my favorites in a city of great restaurants.

Thank Judes5201
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Had a great lunch here with friends. Very fresh and well made options. I had a cup of a squash soup that was thick and delicious, with a crispy fried egg salad. The salad green were flavorful and textured and were a perfect match for...More

Thank RoxieMaine1111
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March 29, 2015|
Response from Spinmommie | Reviewed this property |
I only visited that one time and we had a male server whose name was not Bri. Regardless, the place was really great and our visit could not have been better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3603
    (Merrill Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-1116
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