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inexpensive dinner in portland, me tonight

sukisooo Jun 5, 2009 07:39 AM

we are heading up to portland from boston tonight and are looking for recs on good, inexpensive spots for dinner. it would be great if they served wine and beer. $8 - $10 entrees feel about right for price range.

i am familiar with duckfat, but thought maybe more than sandwiches would be nice...possibly a great italian spot for pasta or extra special pizza, but we're certainly not limited to italian! although i am burnt-out on boston pub food.


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    obraustin Jun 5, 2009 07:05 PM

    Too late for you now, sukisooo, but maybe someone in the future will read this post... You mentioned pasta, so my rec would definitely be Paciarino.

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      mainemal Jun 5, 2009 08:54 AM

      Agree with StevensAve, and might add Green Elephant on Congress St: truly awesome vegetarian food, very innovative and in your price range. Not sure about beer/wine, though. In the Old Port, there's a really tasty Indian resto on Wharf St, Passage to India, which I've regularly enjoyed.

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        StevensAve Jun 5, 2009 08:22 AM

        Try: Flatbread; Bonobo; Happy Teriyaki (Korean); Great Lost Bear (pub)

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