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The Corner Room Kitchen & Bar

110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
+1 207-879-4747
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“antipasti” (16 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
110 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101-5003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have walked by this place 100 times and never noticed this sleepy restaurant. What appears as a bar is actually a large open kitchen/restaurant that serves great Italian fare. Home made pasta, bread, and a great inexpensive selection of Italian wines. My wife and...More

1  Thank fjon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go here often. I really like the baked crispelli appetizer. We often get the chicken parm, and the hanger steak.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Went for dinner before a show at the Merrill Auditorium. Two of us sat at the bar and ordered pasta dishes and wine. The linguini seafood dish was terrible. It most likely would have been okay except for the smokey chorizo which made the whole...More

Thank Anikah7
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We celebrated a birthday here - with party of six - and we all enjoyed our meals which included Pork Saltimbocca; Ceasar Salad (one of the best I've ever tasted); an antipasti platter (that was large enough for all to share); scallops; garlic bread; the...More

Thank LuckyLobsters
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great service and food preparation. A mixed crowd makes it a great place to people watch and make new acquantices.

Thank dustieangel
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This place was ok. I was a bit disappointed having it been our first restaurant we stopped into during our short visit to Portland. Prices were high. Chicken parm didn’t come with pasta, which is ridiculous. Who eats chicken parm without pasta? A small side...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Nice atmosphere for pizza and a glass of wine ~ waitress did not rush us and allowed us to enjoy our friends and the dinner at our pace.

Thank Marge F
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I paid the bill for our meal by credit card but left a generous tip in cash instead of adding it to the credit card slip. When I received my credit card statement it showed that the Corner Room had added an additional tip. I...More

1  Thank cbxee
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Careful here-- when I got my Visa bill it was more than my receipt. Not by a lot but not happy as I assume someone altered tip,

1  Thank Pritch M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

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
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25 March 2017|
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Response from mrsincredible11 | Reviewed this property |
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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
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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