More Than Just Dinner’s on the Docket at Maine Restaurant Week 2011 | Arts & Culture

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More Than Just Dinner’s on the Docket at Maine Restaurant Week 2011

PORTLAND, Maine — Restaurants across the state are gearing up for the third annual Maine Restaurant Week, taking place March 1-12. Restaurants around Maine will participate in the event by featuring special three-course dinners ranging in price from $20-$40. Some restaurants will also offer three-course prix-fixe lunches from $15.

Restaurant Week celebrates the vibrancy and richness of Maine’s culinary traditions while giving restaurants a much-needed boost during the slowest time of the year.

More than seventy restaurants are already registered for the March 2011 Maine Restaurant Week, from Eliot to Bangor to Rockland. A list of participating restaurants and featured menus is available on

Kicking off Maine Restaurant Week is The Signature Event™, on Monday February 28 at the Masonic Temple in Portland. It features a cocktail competition and two dessert competitions, and will raise money for Maine Harvest Lunch. The Incredible Breakfast Cook-off™ will take place Friday morning, March 4 at the Seadog Brewing Company in South Portland. The Cook-off will raise money for Preble Street Resource Center. For more information about these events, visit

Maine Restaurant Week is sponsored by Down East Magazine, Maine Today Media, Citadel Broadcasting, Shipyard Brewing Company, and Native Maine Produce with additional support from the Maine Office of Tourism.

Restaurants interested in registering to participate in Maine Restaurant Week should visit People interested in staying up to date on all aspects of the event should visit and join the email group or call (207) 775-2126 and ask to be added to the group.

For more information:

Maine Restaurant Week Participating Restaurants
With links to their listing on
(List confirmed as of February 8, 2011)

Academe Brasserie at The Kennebunk Inn

Anglers Seafood Restaurant (three locations)

Anneke Jans

Azure Cafe

Back Bay Grill

Back Street Bistro


bonobo [wood fire pizza]

Broad Arrow Tavern

Bull Feeney's

Cappy's Chowder House

Casa Novello

Cinque Terre

Clementine Restaurant

Corner Room Kitchen and Bar

David's 388

David's Restaurant


DiMillo's On The Water

Dry Dock Restaurant

El Rayo Taqueria

Eve's at Portland Harbor Hotel

Farmers Table

Federal Jack's

Fish Bones American Grill

Five Fifty-Five

Five Fifty-Five Lounge

Front Room Restaurant & Bar


Grace Restaurant

Great Impasta

Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro

Grill Room & Bar

Gritty McDuff's (three locations)

Hartstone Inn

Havana South

Hot Suppa!

Le Garage Restaurant

Lily Bistro

Local 188

Mac's Grill

Maine Dining Room

Muddy Rudder Restaurant


Natalie's Bar

No. 10 Water Restaurant at the Captain Daniel Stone Inn

Old Port Sea Grill and Raw Bar

One Dock

Paolina's Way

Pepperclub/Good Egg Cafe

Pom's Thai Taste Restaurant and Noodle House + SUSHI BAR

Ri Ra Irish Pub


Run of the Mill

Saltwater Grille

Sea Dog Brewing Co (three locations)

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea

Shipyard Brew Pub Eliot

Siano's Old Port Brick Oven Restaurant

Slates Restaurant

Solo Bistro


Stripers Waterside Restaurant

The Foreside Tavern

The Great Lost Bear

The Run of the Mill

The Salt Exchange

Twenty Milk Street



Yellowfin's Restaurant

Zackery's Fireside Restaurant