The Picnic House is tucked away on a street adjoining the Heathman Hotel. We enjoyed the food and service.
We visited back in June of 2013. This must be one of our favorite restaurants overall. The food, service, and ambiance were absolutely delicious and wonderful, and for a reasonable price. We had the roasted turkey and prosciutto sandwich with two different soups (tomato & maybe pea). The food was excellent. Everyone was so attentive and friendly. The restaurant is... More
I was traveling with coworkers and stopped in here for a late lunch. It was surprisingly good - I had expected the usual sandwich and chips. My buffalo chicken salad sandwich was fantastic and the roasted corn soup was perfect. Good coffee too.
We visited here on a food tour and returned for dinner. I had a pork skewer meal and my friend had the grilled cheese sandwich and soup. We both enjoyed our dinners very much minor complaint was a little noisy..high ceilings. Loved the decor with the printers plates.
Dinner here was a real treat. The prices are reasonable and the food is excellent. Of the three soups offered, I liked the mushroom soup best. The appetizers we had were all good. My husband's roasted salmon was excellent as was the rockfish I had. Asparagus was good. The only complaint I had was that we had ordered roasted Brussel... More
Loved this place when it first opened, but now the food is just ordinary. They have reduced their portions and they don't add the extras like chips with the sandwiches. Wait staff not very friendly, either. Very disappointed. I don't know if I got in on a bad night, but probably won't go back anytime soon.
The entire menu was very unique and every ingredient was of extremely high quality. Soups ,salads and sandwiches showed creativity and freshness. Interesting interior in a good way. My highest recommendation! Right now it is hidden from view by construction but is worth the bother.
I found this place while wandering around the Portland historical district. There is an immediately feeling of spaciousness upon entering the restaurant: a variety of seating areas spread below the high ceilings. The food was basic but good: my chicken was moist, the asperagras was nicely grilled, but the mashed potatoes were slightly cold on one side. They offer generous... More
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