Family Restaurant in Portland, Maine

Howdy! Delight your taste buds with fresh, home-cooked meals, now available at Down-Home Cookin'. Our local Portland, Maine, family restaurant puts an emphasis on fresh food, cooked from scratch using the freshest ingredients. You'll love dining with us for breakfast or lunch, right in the heart of downtown Portland. Parking is available!

Special Offer, Convenience Store in Portland, ME

A Place for Locals

For more than 10 years, we've been making everything from scratch and serving it piping hot with fast, friendly service. This place just exudes local flavor. It's a large, comfortable space, so it's not claustrophobic. Consider us for catering services as well as take-home meals.

About the Owners

Brenda and Julie have 20 years of experience in catering, restaurant work, cooking, and baking. They love people and love interacting with and serving satisfied customers on a daily basis. Also, they work with a lot of local organizations.


Convenience Store

Get all the necessities at our typical convenience store. From ice cream and cold drinks to groceries and cigarettes, we sell the basics, along with tasty snacks. Open for our regular restaurant hours, our store allows you to not only pick up your dinner but also anything else you need to take home.


Contact us to learn more about our family restaurant and convenience store.


Hours of Operation
Monday–Friday, 6:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Catering Available 7 Days a Week 
Faxed Orders Are Welcome!

10+ Years of Experience  |  10+ Years in Business

LMC  |  Bi-Local Group