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Petite Jacqueline- MOVED

190 State St, New location, Portland, ME 04101-3704
+1 207-553-7044
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Nov 18, 2016
“I Hope You've Discovered One of the Best Restaurants in Portland Since their Move to Market St.”
Jul 2, 2016
“Excellent French”
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, French
$$ - $$$
190 State St, New location, Portland, ME 04101-3704
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed November 18, 2016

Last night I was invited to the Beaujolais Dinner at Petit Jacqueline (Market St.). This has always been one of my favorite restaurants but last nights dining took it to a new level. The new restaurant is beautiful and open and even a bit more...More

Thank JKdeV
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Mussels, clams, shrimp, salads, escargot, duck breast, fresh fish en papillon, opera cake etc. all excellent and outdoor tables and a full bar and wine list.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Fantastic place, closed and is relocating to old port. Just in case you are wondering. If the new location is as good as the old (ie food and service) will continue to be a regular.

2  Thank seadog17
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

There are certainly better known and fancier restaurants in Portland, but as locals, Petite Jacqueline is where we head when we go out with family and friends. The French bistro food is tasty and authentic (I grew up in Paris), augmented with daily specials. The...More

Thank MaineNYC12
Reviewed March 14, 2016

One of my absolute favourite restaurants to visit when in Portland, ME! Although there are many French "bistros" in the U.S., there is a specific balance of flavour that authentic French cuisine exemplifies which is not reflected in many of these so called bistros. Petite...More

1  Thank Jenny K
Reviewed March 2, 2016

The food is absolutely fantastic. We've been several times now. The apps, the entrees, the everything. The service! Amazing.

Thank Kevin4768
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Friends who live within waking distance took us to this lovely spot where the service was terrific and the food even better. From the authentic baguette to the salade lyonnaise and right through our main courses, everything lived up to their raves and left us...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Having lived in the south of France for two years, and dined at some very fine French establishments in New York and San Francisco, I can say with certainty that they have some very well-prepared French bistro dishes. From their beef bourguignon to their seasonal...More

Thank David M
Reviewed December 12, 2015

The French bistro classics are what you expect and want. Oysters with mignonette sauce, steak frites, mussels. The wine list was very well priced. They're going to change locations soon so pay no attention to current reviews of the atmosphere.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Spent the weekend in Portland and stumbled upon Petite Jacqueline - what a lovely surprise! The atmosphere, the food, the wine (great $10 carafe), the menu choices and daily specials, the service - everything was perfect! Wish we lived closer to Petite Jacqueline!....

Thank Lisamocha
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 State St, New location, Portland, ME 04101-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-553-7044
  • E-mail
James Beard nominated French Bistro in the heart of the Old Port.
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