The White Barn Inn Restaurant
37 Beach Ave. (Forest Hill Ln.) Send to Phone
207-967-2321 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The White Barn Inn Restaurant is one of GAYOT's 2013 Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.
The White Barn Inn Restaurant Restaurant Review: The elegant New England décor is unfussy, almost rustic, changing each season with an array of local flora seen through windows and on each table in the restaurant's luxurious dining rooms. You are somewhere special. Quirky sculptures top the white-linen-covered tables at which you’ll encounter classic European service that yields a sense of consummate hospitality. Chef Jonathan Cartwright’s four-course prix-fixe menu ($106) changes each week --- and there are plenty of choices within each course --- but it always showcases his classical skills and contemporary sensibilities. A nine-course menu ($160) is also available. Try pistachio crusted halibut or a Parmesan pasta "bon bon" with truffled parsnip purée, forest mushrooms, parsley froth and carrot crisp. Maine is soundly represented in dishes like pan-seared Maine scallops with cranberry relish, pumpkin purée, barley arancini and Port wine reduction. For an additional cost, well-chosen wine pairings from the 7,000-bottle-strong cellar can accompany your meal.