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“Awesome”
Review of Francine Bistro

Francine Bistro
Ranked #10 of 48 Restaurants in Camden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We had to wait an hour for a table (on a Wednesday) so you might want to make a reservation ahead of time
We had appetizers "corn soup with chanterelles" really good
And a special "papadom with spicy crab ",was really good too
For entrees we had lobster and halibut ,they were very tasty ,they did put a lot of different veggies and spices on top of both but the flavors blended together really well
Dessert was good too ,berries are in season and they had mascarpone with berries and honey ( just need to try it :))

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English first
Florence, Italy
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Simply the best!”
Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We didn't book, but it was quite early and luckily they were able to find a table for us in the nice space outside.
We had Pemaquid oysters, rosted halibut, lobster and we liked them all as all the dishes were combining different tastes in a great way (oyster included as they were cooked with herbes). But mussels are our favorite! they are the best I've ever had.

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Campton, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Amazing find”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Amazing little place! We saw it from the road while trying to find a parking spot, and man are we glad we did. Fantastic. Wonderful cozy atmosphere, great, friendly service, and the food was off the charts. Highly recommend.

Visited August 2014
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Quincy MA
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Busy, buzzing, delicious”
Reviewed August 16, 2014

This small and very busy restaurant looks like a private home, until one notices the sign and the white Christmas lights in the windows. The sweet corn soup with its fresh, herby pistou is the perfect summer soup. The short short ribs with peanuts and salted caramel sauce are an innovating and mouth-watering combination. The bustle and chatter from all around made us feel as though we were in a popular city restaurant rather than in the quaint village of Camden.

Visited August 2014
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Humble
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Go early and enjoy the quaint patio seating”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a great experience. Arrived around 5pm as we did not have a reservation and snagged a patio table. Enjoyed the breeze and it was fairly quiet which we like. We shared the specialty steak with frittes and I wish I had ordered my own. Still craving the favorful sauce. It was a 12 minute walk from Hawthorn Inn B&B.

  • Visited July 2014
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