Last year was such a success, the organizers of the Maine Restaurant Week 2009 are bringing the program back in 2010 and expanding its reach to include fixed price lunches ($15.10) as well as dinners ($20.10, $30.10, or $40.10).
However, with discount prices of Maine Restaurant Week still over the horizon in March it’s worth taking a look a what pricing specials, seasonal and otherwise, are available right now:
- Bar Lola – 5-course prix-fixe menu, Wednesday-Saturday, $36, optional wine pairings are an additional $24.
- Bonobo – slice and soup or salad for $6.50, get all three for $9, lunch Wednesday – Saturday.
- Emilitsa – wine and meze pairings, Monday – Thursday, 5-7 pm, $5 for wine, $7 for mezes. Starts January 11.
- Evangeline – 3-course prix fixe menu on Monday nights, $25-30.
- Hugo’s – 3-course (first course, main course and dessert), Tuesday-Thursday, $35.
- Duckfat – 3 courses, choice of soup or salad, panini specials & dessert, $15. Mondays – Thursdays, 5pm to 9pm; Monday – Saturday 11am to 9pm; Sunday 11am to 6pm.
- Five Fifty-Five – raw oysters $1.55 each & drink specials, Thursdays.
- Pom’s Thai Taste – $1 sushi, Monday & Tuesday.
- The Salt Exchange – Cioppino fish stew and green salad, Tuesday 5:30 – 9:00 pm, $20.10; $5 add on for a glass of Pinot Noir or a bottle of Anchor Steam. Starts January 19.
If you prefer you discount calories in a more liquid form take a look at the happy hour specials listed at Portland Taps.
Anything missing from the list? Post a comment and share what you know.