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JP's Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Seafood, American
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Caesar Salad
Housemade dressing tossed with romaine lettuce, garlic croutons and shaved parmesan
Chopped Salad
Romaine, cucumbers, tomato, bacon, chick peas with creamy gorgonzola dressing
Spinach Salad
Baby spinach, red onion, tomato, feta, grilled prosciutto and portabella with balsamic vinaigrette
Arugula Salad
With goat cheese, dried cranberries, candied pecans, red onion and tomato with balsamic vinaigrette
Oven roasted‏ marinated tomatoes, minced olive, red pepper with fresh mozzarella on toasted baguette
Pan Fried Crab Cakes
Two homemade maine crab cakes accompanied with chef's choice sauce
Prince Edward Island Mussels
Sauteed in a spicy chorizo, garlic, tomato broth with peppers and onions
Short Rib Ravioli
Four pan seared jumbo cheese ravioli topped with braised short rib jus and gorgonzola cheese
Demi house salad +3.00
Rigatoni Vodka
Imported prosciutto ham flamed with vodka and tossed in a pink alfredo sauce
Demi house salad +3.00
Eggplant Napolean
Layers of‏ eggplant sandwiched with vegetable ricotta filling backed with tomato sauce, topped with mozzarella and garnished with grilled asparagus
Demi house salad +3.00
Seafood Marinara
Jumbo shrimp, sea scallops, haddock and baby clams served in red, white or fra Diavolo sauce with linguine
Demi house salad +3.00
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Mushroom dusted and seared with a mushroom, asparagus and onion risotto
Demi house salad +3.00
Shrimp Al'pesto
Jumbo gulf shrimp sauteed with green beans, Sun dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and tossed in pesto with linguine and goat cheese
Demi house salad +3.00
Parmesan Crusted Haddock
Pan sauteed and served over a bed of sauteed spinach, grape tomatoes and garlic
Demi house salad +3.00
Chicken Francese
Breast of chicken dipped in an egg batter and pan sauteed in a lemon wine sauce
Demi house salad +3.00
Chicken Pommerey
Chicken breast sauteed with mushrooms, leeks, julienne vegetable in a white wine garlic mustard cream sauce topped with a parmesan herb gratin
Demi house salad +3.00
Grilled Bourbon Rib Eye
14oz choice cut topped with a garlic tomato scallion bourbon sauce
Demi house salad +3.00
Veal Constantine
Sauteed with mushrooms, kalamata olives, Sun dried tomatoes, fresh basil, prosciutto ham and a white wine garlic sauce topped with shaved parmesan cheese
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

A friend told me about this wonderful little gem and it is wonderful. It is a small little place hidden in a strip but some of the best food. It only has 9-10 tables and a small bar area so reservations are needed. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cathy r
Reviewed March 22, 2019

The food is fantastic....while the menu is great I always order off the specials board which is so numerous you have to take a picture of it to consider them all. Serving portions are generous! While admittedly it is a small space and a tad...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Z2765SAjohnc
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

in true Italian style JPs offers big delicious meals in a small loud room. don’t go here for a quiet romantic dinner. food was tasty, huge menu, good deserts. definitely a great Portland spot outside the peninsula. marinara isn’t the best i’ve ever had but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nsilv00
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Great food, Great service, Great people, Thank you John and staff for another memorable night. You guys are the best! Glenn & Lynne

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glenn C
Reviewed December 20, 2018

JP’s is a restaurant that we have had on our ‘to do’ list for a long time and finally the stars aligned and today was the day. When I went to Trip Advisor to get the telephone number for reservations I began reading some of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank DONALD V
Reviewed December 11, 2018

On one of many visits - a local secret. We shared fresh fish and steak dishes (party of two). Everything is prepared fresh and taste excellent! Portion size was fairly large and prices are very reasonable. Service is always great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Theresa N
Reviewed August 27, 2018

JP's has apparently been there for years, but it's new to us. We discovered it one night when the restaurant we had planned to go to was not open. It was a great find. An extensive menu of deliciously prepared food in a homey atmosphere...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ssonenberg
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We went here on a night there was a big storm. We didn't even think that the power would be out. Unfortunately it was and it was a very hot night. We get there and the power is out and the chef yelled from the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 826crisn
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great Italian food, with a huge menu. Lots of fresh seafood options, steak, chicken, and pasta dishes

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank A9141TMdanielb
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Our party of six visited on a weekend trip to Portland. We have been several times over a number of years now and it never ceases to deliver. IF you want a quiet fine dining experience then this is not the place for you. We...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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If they take them I would recommend it
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