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C2 - Congress Squared

$$ - $$$, , American
157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
+1 207-517-8831
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“corned beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We went on a Friday night and it was dead quite - should have been our first clue. The drinks were wonderful and the steak perfect. The service was good but special requests were not addressed (not sure if it was her or the kitchen)....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hello420
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Overpriced and small portions. Poached eggs were small and overcooked the bread underneath was stale

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Molly S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Located in the Westin very pleasant decor well staffed in summers by young college students. Normal hotel breakfast fare food was just as ordered and tasty making a good start to the day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ghostrider5408
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Congress Squared is located in the Westin. Breakfast was excellent. Large portions, reasonably priced. Two eggs, bacon, sausage, portabello mushroom, potatoes, toast, grilled tomato was extremely large and well prepared. Service was great.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

On last day of conference redeemed our "green vouchers" on breakfast. Wife and I ordered omlettes with different ingredients plus a side of corned beef "hash". Waitress did not write down order and I asked her about that to which she replied "I got this"....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Erik N
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Nice restaurant located in the Westin Hotel. Very good breakfast with excellent service. Wish the hotel was managed as good as C2.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Joe c
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The Westin remodeled the old Eastland Hotel, apparently determined to erase any sign of antiquity and to proclaim the place as modern. The Congress Squared restaurant is in keeping; it has all the charm of a school cafeteria. On a Monday night the place was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tompainter
Reviewed March 19, 2018

we had a great server from South Africa. Wish I got her name. she did a great job with the 15 of us.. funny and friendly prompt professional service.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kathyouellette
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We went on a busy Saturday night, once our waiter came it was a very pleasant dining experience. He made recommendations and was very attentive. Food was cooked as requested and was very good. It was a very cold night, so we chose to try...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank witchcity2018
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We had an amazing meal, both ordered seafood (lobster mac n cheese appetizer, scallop and swordfish dinners. Food tasted amazing. The creme brûlée was excellent, we could've shared it as after the great meal it was almost too much to eat. Our server was very...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank annmariedevi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-517-8831
  • E-mail
One of the newest Portland restaurants, C2 opened its doors in December 2013. Chef Michael Bates-Walsh has created a Contemporary American menu showcasing New England ingredients and local favorites. Fresh Maine seafood is sourced daily through the Harbor Fish Market while C2 features local breweries and Maine distilleries on the menu. Options available for gluten-free and vegetarian dining.
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