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dinner in Portland

hi I am interested in suggestions for good food restaurants for dinner in Portland downtown. Thanks in advance. cuisine type does not matter just want to enjoy food from a good chef.

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    1. lots of great rest. in portland but if you want a great experience AND a great restaurant & chef, take a short (15 min ferry ride) over to Peaks Island and have a fabulous dinner (or lunch) at Cockeyed Gull. Fabulous - you won't be dissappointed.

      http://www.cockeyedgull.com/

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      1. re: lexpatti

        I will be honest, I was on Peaks about a month ago and stopped in to The Cockeyed Gull ( where I have had a few decent meals) and I found it to be really mediocre.

        1. re: ejohnson

          That's really too bad to hear. We spent a long weekend on Peaks Island and ate at the Cockeyed Gull for 5 meals (a breakfast, 2 lunches & 2 dinners) and I've sent several people there and all have loved it. Maybe an off day. I just loved everything. And sooo fresh. They've gotten a lot of write ups too. I hope it's not going down hill.

        1. You really can't go wrong at 555.
          www.fivefifty-five.com

          For a hipper vibe and pretty good food and setting right in the old port, you can try Vignola.

          www.vignolamaine.com

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