Writing for MaineToday, Claire Jeffers recently visited David’s 388 and sampled some of our special seasonal cocktails. The “Apricot Fizz” and the “Cape Elizabeth” (pomegranate vodka, lime juice, cranberry juice on the rocks) are on our menu of seven cocktails that Jeffers called “seasonal, classic, and simple.” Read more about her dining experience or come join us for a drink! … Continue Reading »
Portland Press restaurant reviewer John Golden recently wrote up a highly positive review of his experience at David’s 388. In the review, which awarded the restaurant 4½ stars, Golden noted his pleasure at watching sous chef Dylan Leddy and chef de cuisine Carlos Tirado turn out “dish after dish of perfectly executed food.” … Continue Reading »
Of 388, the magazine says this:
“This younger sibling of David’s in Monument Square balances familiar flavors with the small plate format of contemporary American cuisine in a welcoming and informal space a stone’s throw from the SoPo foodie haven of Willard Square.”
And of Opus 10,
“David’s has been a mainstay of the Portland dining scene since the 1990s. In 2012, chef David Turin launched Opus Ten, a restaurant within a restaurant that treats diners to a seven-to-nine-course tasting menu in an upscale sophisticated setting. David’s location in Monument Square makes it one of the best summer spots … Continue Reading »
For an article in the Portland Press Herald, Shonna Milliken Humphrey visited David’s 388 in South Portland where she tried pork osso bucco, tuna tartar with coconut-chili truffle oil, fried calamari with feta and balsamic, and a bacon wrapped beef tenderloin.
What makes  so good? Balance…. Each dish is created with a subtle expertise that pushes tamer palates to explore while also offering familiar, relaxing standards for those wanting a home base.