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Local Sprouts Cafe

649 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3351
+1 207-899-3529
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
649 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3351
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to go there. But ... half of the menu was not available. Their version of a vegetarian/vegan meal is to replace everything with soy products. If you have a soy allergy you won't find much to eat. Even the food we...More

Thank Nora S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I ordered the vegan sandwich. Strange taste- I couldn't figure out if it was in the seasoning or the greens. It wasn't the dressing. It was okay, but not worth a trip back. Several vegan options were available. This place had weird stuff on all...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Rustic and unassuming at first glance but a real gem for the palate. All of the foods and lots of the alcoholic drinks are Maine sourced. Everything is fresh and well-prepared - lots of creativity as well as simple but nicely presented dishes. Have not...More

Thank cranville
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Searched for a lunch spot that served locally grown, healthy foods without preservatives and processing. The reviews looked good so we gave it a try at. It is small and rustic. You give your order and pay at the cash when you arrive. I chose...More

Thank RabbitRd10
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very granola crunchy. Stand in line to order, then they bring your food. Sausage good, veggie egg scramble tasteless. Breads pretty good. Coffee good (and only $1 for a cup). Nice seating, fairly cozy. Pancakes odd but pretty tasty. It felt like a typical Portland...More

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We liked the focus on locally sourced ingredients and vegetarian fare. And we could get in on a Sunday morning, which was impossible at other local spots. Garden veggie scramble very good, and so was the hot oatmeal with almonds, walnuts, cranberries and brown sugar....More

Thank Locum123
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after New Years and tried the vegan pancake, vegan breakfast burrito, and vegan scramble. All were delicious and the atmosphere was pleasant. Highly recommend

Thank juliadalton45
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Visited January 6th for First Friday Art Walk, the night when a number of the local museums are open until 9 p.m. and free of charge. Local Sprouts was also open until 9 p.m. but their website reflected that they were only open until 5....More

Thank BirdieMe
Reviewed 1 January 2017

While passing through Portland, my wife and I were in search of the ultimate breakfast locale. It was suggested that we try Local Sprouts Co-op. What a nice surprise. This was the ideal spot for us. What a joy to have a healthy, organic, delicious,...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very cute and comfortable little neighborhood hang out. Had hot tea and listened to live music. They also serve beer & wine good to know for next time.

Thank Sona G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3351
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-899-3529
  • E-mail
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