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C2 - Congress Squared

RR - RRR, , American
157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
+1 207-517-8831
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice restaurant located in the Westin Hotel. Very good breakfast with excellent service. Wish the hotel was managed as good as C2.

Thank Joe c
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Westin remodeled the old Eastland Hotel, apparently determined to erase any sign of antiquity and to proclaim the place as modern. The Congress Squared restaurant is in keeping; it has all the charm of a school cafeteria. On a Monday night the place was...More

Thank tompainter
Reviewed 19 March 2018

we had a great server from South Africa. Wish I got her name. she did a great job with the 15 of us.. funny and friendly prompt professional service.

Thank kathyouellette
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We went on a busy Saturday night, once our waiter came it was a very pleasant dining experience. He made recommendations and was very attentive. Food was cooked as requested and was very good. It was a very cold night, so we chose to try...More

Thank witchcity2018
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had an amazing meal, both ordered seafood (lobster mac n cheese appetizer, scallop and swordfish dinners. Food tasted amazing. The creme brûlée was excellent, we could've shared it as after the great meal it was almost too much to eat. Our server was very...More

Thank Ann Marie D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Bartender was definitely off his gain. Decided to eat at bar as there was hardly anyone at tables, not good idea. Waited 25 mins for our drinks, which were terrible. Salmon was okay, potatoes very little flavor. Swordfish far my partner was almost sad. Small,...More

Thank needtogonow
Reviewed 30 December 2017

My wife and I had breakfast here twice while we were in Portland. The food was very good. The service however was a bit spotty both times. Confusion on who had out table, slow to take order, slower than I'd have liked to get the...More

Thank JEH-BV
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Past experience at C2 has been very good, so when we needed a place for the family to have Christmas Brunch, I knew where to go. The reservations I made kept falling through the cracks and I had to call several times for them to...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I'll try anyone's hash...and this one is at the very top of the ratings list. Creative ingredients and the spicy ketchup wakes you up. Only downside--service was a bit slow.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The kitchen has their act together. Everything we ordered was excellent. The service was another story.

Thank lisaR8795XD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 High St, Portland, ME 04101-4563
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-517-8831
  • E-mail
Description
One of the newest Portland restaurants, C2 opened its doors in December 2013. Chef Michael Bates-Walsh has created a Contemporary American menu showcasing New England ingredients and local favorites. Fresh Maine seafood is sourced daily through the Harbor Fish Market while C2 features local breweries and Maine distilleries on the menu. Options available for gluten-free and vegetarian dining.
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