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 Jonathan Laurence
 

Sample fall Menu

(Items & Prices subject to change daily)

SWEET CORN SOUP, CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS  14  

TENDER LETTUCES, FINES HERBES, LEMON DRESSING  8  

Chicken liver bruschetta, lemony mushrooms, parmesan  9

cool lobster toast, crab, cucumber, seaweed butter, beluga lentils  19                   

green bean salad, sheep's milk feta, soppresatta, black sesame dressing  12  

spicy crispy fish cakes, chilies, black beans, minted yogurt, tomato salsa  14

fresh shucked pemaquid oysters, tOMATO MIGNONETTE, smoked salmon crema  18

Heirloom tomatoes, white beans, basil, good balsamic, fancy blue cheese  12

Sizzling rope grown mussels, pine, lime, black butter  16

Slow Braised local pork chili verde, local cheese, jalapeno, crispy tortilla  17

Seared chatham scallops, bACON, LITTLENECK CLAMS, BASIL SAUCE  30

Pan roast local chicken, herbed ricotta, smoked mushroom syrup, creamed SPINACH  25

grilled local halibut, sALSA VERDE, GREEN BEANS, GINGERED CHERRY TOMATO, WALNUT  29

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

Sides:

SLOW COOKED COLLARDS, SMOKED HOG JOWL, PEPPER VINEGAR  8

local zucchini, purple olives, CAPERS, mint  7

Grlicky herb frites   6