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Bayside American Cafe

98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
+1 207-774-0005
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (90 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (39 reviews)
“home fries” (35 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Portland St, Portland, ME 04101-2829
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ordered the Root Vegetable Special with 2 eggs, Eggs Benedict and Pumpkin Pancakes. All the dishes were absolutely delicious, but we definitely ordered too much as we left half the pancakes. The portions are large. I’ve had the Corned Beef Hash before and its enough...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our brunch. We had Vegetable Eggs Benedict and French Toast. No complaints other than the wait which was worth it.

Thank Dan717
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for brunch. Everything was delicious, environment was welcoming, staff was super friendly :)

Thank MEChipSB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we were here for a couple of days from connecticut. not really sure what to do or what to eat (fun fact, most things in portland are closed sunday-tuesday which was the length of our trip... duly noted for next time). on our way out,...More

Thank rstar11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner Joe provides a warm welcome upon entering his restaurant. What a great start to a meal. Our server was engaging and our food was delicious. From the food we saw around us, you can't go wrong when ordering from the menu. We loved...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! The staff are so friendly, and the atmosphere is perfect. Their homemade corned beef hash is delicious. The portions are huge, so I was full even with a half portion. I saw someone order the pancakes and watched that enormous plate go by. I...More

Thank JonasonKeeton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you ever have a craving for Eggs benedict of any kind, this is the one and only place to visit. I came here with my friend for lunch today and we both ordered the same thing, the Bajou Eggs Benedict, which consisted of two...More

Thank nicks60610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot possibly make a bad choice for brunch here -- unless your choice is to go elsewhere. Everything from the coffee, to mimosas, to pancakes, to egg dishes is done right. I love the crab cakes Benedict with Louisiana hot sauce Hollandaise! It's so...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait was 30 minutes which I’m totally fine with and understand. BUT their coffee is self serve and we had no cups to get any while we waited. Once seated we were told they were out of andouille, we were both going to get....More

Thank Erica H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting to Maine our last breakfast stop, well worth the wait we experienced. Staff was over the top friendly offered us coffee and water during our wait. Food was super good , Kudo to the recommendation from our waitress on the ingredients for my...More

Thank Pam L
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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