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Bayside American Cafe

98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
+1 207-774-0005
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (100 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (40 reviews)
“home fries” (35 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At 7 Am i got out of a jet that had 3 seat across,2 on one side 1 on the other.I rented my car set the GPS for the Bayside American Cafe.The full plate was $16 worth of meat ,eggs and taste.When I order corned...More

Thank keyasset
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The little Lobster Benedict is to die for! Just good food all around. We are big foodies and this really hit the spot

Thank shylahlove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went to Bayside American Cafe for lunch. Great food, service, and friendly staff! We were a party of four. Two of us ordered lunch and two order breakfast. Everything about the food from presentation to our mouths-- was fantastic! The cinnamon roll pancake--...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast late on a Tuesday morning. We were a party of 6 from out of town. The staff was friendly, service was great, as was the food. Three of the six of us took our server's recommendation and ordered the corned...More

Thank DickinsonDad
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Quint place that has the best breakfast. They take reservations during the week which I highly recommend. Delicious eggs Benedict and corned beef hash, half order is more than enough

Thank HoloNorthRoyalton_OH
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Oh, I so wanted to love this place! It's a quirky space. Offers interesting food. Servers are hip and cool. BUT....everyone was off their game the day we visited. We were the only ones waiting for a table at 825 on a Wednesday morning. The...More

Thank WISCGirl
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Squeezed between two larger but less impressive buildings, this quaint, little restaurant serves up a super breakfast! We enjoyed our's on the upstairs level with a view of the park and busy city. Even with the wait staff under pressure by an early morning crowd...More

Thank bonngeo
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Service is VERY important. We called ahead to see if we could sit outside. "Yes. It's quiet, no wait." We got there less than 5 minutes later. We were at the bottom of the stairs and staff walked by us 6-8 times (6+ minutes). We...More

1  Thank Laura R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

After an early morning meeting we headed out for our second visit which was prompted from out true satisfaction from our initial visit. Steak Benedict and corn beef hash are superbly crafted and simply taste delicious

Reviewed 24 August 2018

A fun diner that is quirky and homey. The food is delicious and the brunch cocktails were incredibly tasty.

Thank JahmiPerez
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Questions & Answers
Jennifer M
28 September 2017|
Response from julesg0925 | Reviewed this property |
There are only 3 tables on the ground level, but the majority of tables are upstairs!
Chris V
26 April 2015|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
This question must be about someplace else. This is a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-0005
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