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Bayside American Cafe

98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
+1 207-774-0005
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (100 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (40 reviews)
“home fries” (35 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
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Reviewed today 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 yesterday 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank JahmiPerez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just pulled off the highway on a trip north. First place that looked interesting. Got inside and the restaurant reminded of a couple favorite places on the west coast. Got a lobster roll because it was going to be my only chance at one and...More

Thank Randolph G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Late breakfast while in Portland. Walked down from Old Port to grab some breakfast. Arrive around 9am and there was a small line. Maybe waited 10 minutes. Checked out the menu and decided on the special - Corned Beef Scramble. I was not disappointed. The...More

Thank catlaw98
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I love the menu and loved all of the quality exotic omelet ingredients and the tasty results of my experiments with them. I later came to love the huevos rancheros but the very first time I had it a poached egg on the top exploded...More

Thank emailaddress2014
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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
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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