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38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
+1 207-772-0360
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“fried pickles” (24 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

Over the years I have eaten at Silly's the pork was always very good, the last two times I have been in , it has been dry, crunchy to the point I sent it back last time. The old one seating restaurant was very good...not...More

Thank MaineMan2Maine
Reviewed 25 October 2013

My boyfriend and I stopped here on our way back from Boston, I had never been before but will definitely return! The vegan fried pickles are AMAZING!! We also had veggie burgers which were awesome. There are so many things I'm dying to try! Great...More

Thank BiduTraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I miss the Silly's from ten years ago. Silly's used to be a great spot to eat an interesting meal in a funky setting. They had the best shoestring french fries. Over the years, this place has steadily declined. They've expanded. The menu has gotten...More

Thank Emera65
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This place is AWESOME and I can't recommend it enough. There are a TON of vegan selections and many non-veg things can be made veg upon request. I got the veggie burger which was AMAZING and the two people I was there with got some...More

Thank Krysta8463
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Silly's has such an ecletic menu! As for the atmosphere, "silly" does not begin to describe it! They have delicious and creative recipes. I have not tried the whole menu yet, but everything I have tried (which is a lot) has been so delicious! They...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We ate in the courtyard at the back of the restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and quirky menu at Silly's with its creative combinations and lunch boxes containing menus and napkins. The milkshakes are awesome, the burgers and sandwiches tasty. I had the Gutbuster...More

Thank RWCGeorgia
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Was passing through Portland on a road trip around lunchtime and wanted to try a local hole in the wall. Silly's definitely fit the bill. Fun, quirky, good food and service, and a bar next door from which you can order a beer or cocktail....More

1  Thank Teri W
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Went here based on trip advisor reviews. Wasn't impressed as we walked up but majority of reviews were good and there were plenty of people eating there so decided to stay. Bad decision. Place was not very clean. Again, decided to stay hoping it was...More

Thank love603
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Sillys is a quirky place with a must see decor and a fun menu. The food i had was great value and the draft beer from a local micro brew was fantastic. If you are going to Portland as a tourist and looking for a...More

Thank Mvanting
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Silly's offers good food-including vegetarian and vegan options-at very modest prices. Our dinner for 2, accompanied by very strong drinks and the fried pickles appetizer, was not even $35, prior to the tip. If the weather is good, sitting at one of the outdoor tables...More

Thank Mark P
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2016|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have vegan and gluten free options
Kathryn O
11 May 2015|
Response from Kendra M | Reviewed this property |
It has a lot of vegetarian options and some gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 & 40 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-0360
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can you change the hours closed Monday and Tuesday wed thurs fri 11-9 sat and sun 9-9 I can't get it to work..thanks colleen
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