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The Merry Table
The Merry Table

The Merry Table Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://themerrytable.com
  • Phone: (207) 899-4494
  • Hours of Operation:

    Brunch:
    Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Lunch:
    Tuesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

    Dinner:
    Tuesday - Saturday: 5:15pm - 9:00pm

    Closed Mondays
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Alexandre
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The entire restaurant could be rented for private parties
  • Private Party Contact: Jean Claude Vassalle (207) 899-4494

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Union
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from The Merry Table
French Restaurant with French Native Staff, Cozy Dining room with fireplace, outdoor dining, and Bar. The Menu offers a variety of savory and sweet crepes, French Classic entrees and regional specialties.

Full bar available.
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Diner Reviews
  • "This is a small restaurant on funky Wharf St. in Portland. It reminded us of charming little places we ate in in France and Italy. It's the kind of place you're happy you found. Great food, service not rushed, European ambiance. Every occasion is special if you have the opportunity to eat at the Merry Table."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I made reservation via Open Table noting is was a birthday but nothing was said. Also, this place was rated as having Gluten-Free items on a GF app, but it was Not. Food was incredible, price was very reasonable, but service was having trouble. Server had to be sent out to get more scallops (it was a special item, and we had them, but luckily enough were on hand for us--it was still early."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Oddly enough, French people staffing, cooking, and waiting in a French restaurant do a fantastic job. In all seriousness, I took my parents to this fine restaurant, and it was so good that I will forever remember my meal, which was the best piece of pork (filet) that I've ever had on a plate. The lobster bisque had healthy amounts of lobster meat as well as fantastic base. My parents had a "Texan crepe" and a seafood crepe. Both had the French Onion soup to start. They agreed it was one of the best meals they've ever had. I doubt I will be back in Portland again for some time, but when I am there again, I hope to see this restaurant still doing well. I will be sure to drop in for some food."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Didn't need the reservations we'd made, had choice of several empty tables. My "Cordon Bleu" crepe was loaded with chunks of chicken & ham, and the multiple cheeses were a great twist. My wife's "Epinard," a vegetarian, was loaded with fresh spinach, a veggie she loves. 2 great desserts: "Chocolat" crepe contained warmed chocolate ganache. Made crepe soggy but still VERY tasty. The chocolate mousse had small chocolate chunks inside & was topped by whipped cream. Service was fine. Our waiter gushed when told we were first-timers and WOULD be back. Shook my hand as we left."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Went for lunch and the overall experience was pleasant. Greeted quickly and the staff was nice and knowledgeable. Looking at their web site the onion soup looked wonderful. Unfortunately looks can be deceiving, there was very little flavor to the soup and the cheese was very bland. We both had sandwiches and they were okay but nothing note worthy."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Generously portioned and nicely presented. Delicious and fresh. The owner remembered us from our first visit which made us feel very welcome. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We enjoyed a wonderful dinner of crepes on a Saturday night! The meal was so good we returned the next day for brunch!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We went on Sunday for lunch. We nearly had the place to ourselves. The lobster bisque and crepe poulet were excellent. A variety of sandwiches are available, my guest had the Cuban Panini. The finishing touch was an apple tart. All were good. Prices were very reasonable. We will go back to the Merry Table again."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "We made reservations for 5 pm . Arrived at 5 to find restaurant dark but door open. Called out and the help answered. We said we have 5pm reservation. ..He said not possible because restaurant didn't open until 5:15. Then owner arrived. ...was obviously upset we were early. Talking (in French) about Open Table! But once he calmed down the food was great and service improved. I don't think we got credit for our reservation."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Our waitress was pleasant but it appeared she was responsible for the seating & full service of all the tables. The food was fine but the service, our proximity to other diners and a $10 over-charge on our bill add to a night we are unlikely to repeat."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and another couple had dinner here recently. Drinks and apps were very good. Service, by the owner I believe, was friendly and attentive. Entrees were very good, but the crepes (ironically) were just OK. I had the duck stew and thought it was awesome. Another in our party had a scallop special and he raved about it. Both ladies had crepes and were disappointed. So, I would recommend this place, but would stick with apps and traditional entrees."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "we, a party of 7, ate very early so had the place to ourselves mostly, and had great attention from the server/owner? the atmosphere was very european,and very comfortable. all 7 of us loved what we ordered, crepes all around. the meals were beautifully displayed and tasted as good. we all enjoyed it, and would definitely come back."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Jean Claude has a wonderful gem of a restaurant. After eating your main meal.. be sure to order dessert. . I recommend the crepe Suzette!!"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "The food was excellent, staff friendly, service was excellent."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "My husband and I love the Merry Table. At first glance you just might not notice it, but it is well worth a trip. The staff is very efficient and accommodating. We love the food and have never been disappointed. Local people running a delicious restaurant."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "We both had great meals. Would recommend to anyone."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "This place is adorable, cozy, and quiet. If you want to actually talk with your dinner partner, this is a great place to go. Plus, the food is delicious!"
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Great spot for crepes in downtown Portland. French is spoken. Paella is wonderful. Leave room for dessert crepes."
    Dined on 8/22/2013
  • "TMT is a wonderful place for lunch but it is not quite up to dinner. My steak was depressingly reminiscent of school food."
    Dined on 8/13/2013
  • "I travel to Portland every year for a month. Nice to have a French bistro in the options. Outdoor seating right on Wharf St so passing tourists and locals are the entertainment. Great crepes - nicely priced wine selections by glass, carafe or bottle. Hope they stay around for a while."
    Dined on 8/3/2013