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“Mediocre”
Review of The Farmer's Table - CLOSED

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The Farmer's Table
Price range: $0 - $27
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean inspired food utilizing local, sustainable ingredients. Two beautiful outdoor decks in season overlooking the Portland Waterfront. Completely organic and sustainable wine list along with a great variety of locally crafted beers. Serving lunch, brunch and dinner in a very comfortable setting.
Reviewed September 2, 2013

In bullets:
-Waitstaff (except for Nick) seemed pretty unhappy.
-Food was just ok. My fish and chips were good but all of the bread I saw coming out of the kitchen was slightly burnt.
-There's a trash can of old food from customer's plates in the hall as you go to the restroom.
-I could see a bakery tray of buns and rolls sticking out next to the bar. Ruined the bar feel.

I wouldn't go again as there are so many other restaurants to try in Portland. Hope the managers will read some of these reviews and make changes.

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Thank heart2travel_10
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is a fabulous place to have dinner. Sit upstairs with a view of the bay. Food is incredibly good and the service is awesome. Make sure you make reservations!! Well worth it!

Thank lmcpht
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were looking for a place to grab a quick dinner while wandering through Portland's Old Port area. We were fortunate to find a seat outside at the Farmer's Table on a beautiful summer night. Unfortunately, most of the rest of our experience there was pretty mediocre. Our server, Nick, was great, but the rest of the staff was a bit surly. The food was okay, but not great. I mean, do you really have to serve a plate full of French fries that were scraped from the bottom of the fryer?

Thank Amatitlania
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Since the people were nice, but both seafood dishes we ordered were lousy. It's not good when the waiter comes back to ask you how you want your salmon and after saying medium it arrives burnt. The special fish was almost inedible. The kids food was better. Our son's Fish & Chips was good (especially the fries) and the lobster fettuccine was not bad. But, for the price we paid ~$80 we should have headed to Gilbert's for some clam chowder.

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Thank difish
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

The food was average but the guy who waited on us made the difference. There were three of us and a small dog. He told us he would give us a corner table so we could have Noreen room. I had a burger (very tasty), another had a vegetable burger that they said was excellent and a third had fish and chips and they said it was very fresh. The waiter brought a bowl of water for my dog (nice touch) and I ordered a burger for the dog that he gave us with cheese and he knew enough not to bring the condiments.

Turns out his dog died recently. Great example of how thoughtful service makes even a good dinner better

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Thank scanetta
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