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David's 388

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388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love love love David’s 388! Went here for our Valentine’s dinner. Just amazing! Service is second to none. The meal was absolutely amazing. Bravo!! Love going to David’s.

Thank kathrynsZ6353GC
Reviewed yesterday

Although the quality of the food is good at David's 388, the portions are so tiny as to be an insult. For $8 you get a caesar salad that is about four bites! The $20 steak could literally fit in a shirt pocket. Don't get...More

Thank jimisjunk
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Miniscule portions and that applies to salads, appetizers, entrees, and deserts. Good wine selections. Can get distractingly, irritatingly noisy when just half full. Great bread. The food is tasty but not over the top delicious. If the fare was 10-20% less expensive, my rating would...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a birthday dinner here with friends last night. Three of us ordered the Filet. One of the filets looked like it was maybe 4-5 ozs the other looked around 3-4 ozs and mine was about 2-3 ozs at the most. We were all staring...More

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We remembered David’s 388 being good. This was great. The Brussel sprouts were amazing. The Petite Filet in Madeira cream sauce was fantastic. We have paid much more for lower quality. If you want quantity go elsewhere. If you’re a foodie who wants great food...More

1  Thank Henry D
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is an amazing place! You must go!!!!!! ?We love it here!!!! I cannot recommend one dish because they are all delicious and then some!

1  Thank beth190
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The service is always great, so attentive and personable. Also their knowledge of every dish is tremendous. This restaurant is easy to find and well away from the parking problems of Portland. The ambience is always welcoming and friendly, the menu always interesting and never...More

Thank David B
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Tbis restaurant in South Portland is the younger brother of David's on Monument Square in Portland. It has a great deal of the same qualities in terms of food preparation as its brother restaurant but it is a little more casual and has a more...More

Thank laurencer466
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We have been lucky enough to spend all of October in the USA, visiting New England, California and Florida. We just had a chat about where we thought we had had the best meal, and agreed that it was at David's 388. It wasn't ridiculously...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We have always loved this neighborhood eatery. Not sure why but our last visit was very different. We had extremely small portions and our waitress was clearly not happy to be there. Sorry to let this one go but it will be a while before...More

Thank AliceMaine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-347-7388
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