2013-05-10 / Community

JP Thornton’s Homestyle Cafe & Deli

The Local Dish


The Rachel sandwich is a popular menu item at JP Thornton’s Homestyle Cafe & Deli in South Portland. (Jason Morneau photo) The Rachel sandwich is a popular menu item at JP Thornton’s Homestyle Cafe & Deli in South Portland. (Jason Morneau photo) The Local Dish is a feature in the Post and its sister papers, the Courier, Sentry and Leader. Every week it will feature a different restaurant in each of our coverage areas.

How long have you been in business?

11 years.

What’s the menu like?

The menu is full of fresh, homestyle deli ingredients made to order. Classic deli sandwiches with a twist and pizzas are the big highlights. The choice of fresh salads is something to be happy about.

What’s one of your most popular dish?

The Rachel sandwich: hot, juicy slices of turkey with fresh-made coleslaw, Russian dressing and Swiss cheese perfectly grilled in between two slices of marble rye bread.

Hours/location?

740 Broadway, South Portland. Open for lunch and dinner, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Who is your chef? Paul Dyer of South Portland

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