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The Corner Room Kitchen & Bar

110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
+1 207-879-4747
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“pasta” (64 reviews)
“antipasti” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a small restaurant, and the seating is so tight it's difficult for the waitstaff to maneuver to some of the tables. The service was very welcoming and friendly, and though one in our party absolutely gushed over the quality of the linguine with seafood,...More

Thank DebOnTheRoad
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Corner Room was recommended by two friends as a lovely place for our anniversary celebration dinner. It didn’t disappoint! In fact everything - focaccia and olive oil, pasta, swordfish special, and tiramisso were flavorful and well seasoned. We left wishing we could have tasted...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this place based on the look of it from the outside. We ate Norcino Colazione which was so fatty it was sickly and couldn't finish it. I ordered the Eggs Benedict which was equally sickly with the most awful hollandaise sauce, which tasted...More

1  Thank Teejay12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Corner Room is one of several restaurants owned by Harding Lee Smith and shows his fine hand at meeting a need in a city filled with terrific places to eat. It has a strong leaning toward Italian food and gives diners a choice between...More

Thank laurencer466
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our service was prompt and friendly. The lobster ravioli was excellent. Ingredients were fresh and flavorful. Can’t say the same for the saltimbaca. Over breaded and way too much salt. Caesar salad was very good. Be sure to order the white anchovies with this salad....More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great little gem. My son was home from college and wanted pasta! The beef bolagnase was fabulous and the waitress was wonderful. She brought out ice cream with a candle for my son to celebrate his birthday. Will go back, so will my kids.

Thank Alina-VinnieTravel
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The food just really isn't good. Can't believe this comes from the same chef/owner that came up with the food at The Front Room.

Thank HDMM
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Attitude...from the hostess and manager. With so many amazing restaurants in Portland why waste your time or money to have a bad experience. Third time was not the charm.

1  Thank Phil K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were staying at a nearby hotel and wandered into the Corner Room after a long day of being out and about in Maine. We found a seat at the bar and couldn't help but smell the amazing aromas from the nearby open kitchen. The...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Dinner at the Corner Room was a perfect choice. We walked in and were awarded a seat at the chef's table. Now to some,that might not be perfect. But to us,foodies, awesome. You can quietly have your own conversation,or,you can watch the bustle of the...More

Thank sherryis
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I don't know, but I think a quick call to the restaurant would answer that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-879-4747
  • E-mail
If you're looking for the best Italian restaurant in Portland, Me you have come to the right place! The Corner Room features affordable, Italian-inspired food that the whole family will enjoy.Chef Lee Harding has dedicated his life to bringing locally grown food back to the tables of Maine. With a friendly neighborhood feel and great prices, The Corner Room should be first on your list for an authentic Maine experience. Portland, ME is second only to San Francisco, CA in its dining establishments per capita. That means only one other city in the entire country has more restaurants to choose from for its amount of residents. When the competition is this fierce, award-winning restaurants, like The Corner Room, tend to stand apart from the crowd.The Corner Room was the third restaurant founded in Harding's "The Rooms" brand of eateries. Since 2009, the Corner Room has been featured in Many of Maine's top publications as a "Best Bet" for Portland Maine food.Open seven days a week, The Corner Room offers brunch, lunch and dinner selections with a wide selection of Italian wines, happy hour specials and food so good that you'll wonder why it's not double the price!Visit The Corner Room today and find out what you've been missing.
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