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Anneke Jans

60 Wallingford Sq. (Walker St.) Send to Phone
207-439-0001 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Upscale neighborhood bistro offering creative cocktails, wine, and fresh, inventive food.
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Anneke Jans Restaurant Review

: Since owners Jason and Moira Canty took over this spot, the vibe is as lively as ever, and the menu has remained fresh and fun, despite the departure of beloved chef Charlie Cicero. Chef Lee Frank has taken over the kitchen quite seamlessly, and guests can rely on old favorites like the fried olives, crunchy and tart, then move on to a house specialty: mussels with blue cheese and salty bacon in a white wine cream sauce. Other inventive favorites might include the tomahawk pork chop with popcorn grits, mustard greens and pickled red onion in a bacon broth or a spring vegetable risotto. Seafood fans like the hake with baby spinach, carrots, polenta cake and sorrel purée or the salmon accented with pea custard, New Hampshire mushrooms, pea shoots, carrot and Cara Cara orange. Take a seat in the fireplaced lounge and choose from fish ‘n’ chips, burgers, marinated steak tips and more casual fare. Desserts are hearty: the apple upside-down pumpkin gingerbread is especially creative. The wine list offers at least 40 reds and 40 whites, with a mix of domestic and international. If you seek a creamy, oaky Chardonnay, try the Rombauer. Creative cocktails round out the offerings.

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