Francine Bistro

 

Chef-owner, Brian Hill, uses the freshest local organic produce, meats, cheeses, and seafood of coastal Maine to create original and delicious menus that change daily. Artisanal breads, desserts, and even the ice cream, are created on site. An outstanding, hand-picked selections of wine and beers from all over the world complement each meal. This truly unique dining experience is set near Camden’s famous harbor.

 

 

Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 5:30PM to Close

Reservations are Recommended and are accepted by calling 207-230-0083. (Reservations are not accepted by email, as we must speak to a live person to create the booking.) 

Photo by Lindsey Jurkowski

Photo by Lindsey Jurkowski

 

Sample fall Menu

(Items & Prices subject to change daily)

LOCAL SWEET CORN SOUP 11 OR WITH THE ADDITION OF WILD GOLDEN CHANTERELLES 15  

TENDER LETTUCES, FINES HERBES, LEMON DRESSING  8  

Chicken liver bruschetta, lemony mushrooms, parmesan 9

LOCAL GREEN BEAN SALAD, CHERRY TOMATO, CUCUMBER, SHEEP'S MILK FETA, BLACK SESAME DRESSING 14  

sizzling rope grown mussels, pine, lime, sea salt, black butter 18

fresh shucked pemaquid point oysters, agua chile, smoked trout crema 18

FLASH FRIED SHISHITO PEPPERS, WHIPPED GOAT CHEESE, RED MISO HONEY 17

Slow smoked pork ribs, salted caramel, peanutS  19

buttermilk fried calamari, purple olive mayonnaise, CUCUMBER, SPICY PICKLE 17

HERB ROAST LOBSTER, BUCKWHEAT, CORN, SHELL BEANS, CARAMELIZED GARLIC 36

skillet roast local chicken, LEMON RICOTTA, BOK CHOY, PURPLE MUSTARD 26

CRISPY YARMOUTH HALIBUT, BASIL, SHIITAKE, GINGER TOMATO, ROCK CRAB 32

STEAK FRITES: PAN ROAST OF HANGER STEAK, HORSERADISH, GARLICKY FRITES, TOMATO MOSTARDA 29                                                                                         

Sides:

LOCAL GREEN CAULIFLOWER, ROSEMARY ALMOND BROWN BUTTER 9

Grlicky herb frites   7

slow cooked local collards and kale, rib ends, HOT PEPPER VINEGAR 8

Photos by Morgan Lee Ward

Photos by Morgan Lee Ward