2013-06-28 / Business Review

The Local Dish

Anania’s


One of the most popular dishes on the menu at Anania’s in Portland and South Portland is the regular Italian, which comes with ham, cheese, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, pickles, olives and salt and pepper on a white sandwich roll. (Jason Morneau photo) One of the most popular dishes on the menu at Anania’s in Portland and South Portland is the regular Italian, which comes with ham, cheese, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, pickles, olives and salt and pepper on a white sandwich roll. (Jason Morneau photo) The Local Dish is a feature in the Courier and its sister papers, the Post, Sentry and Leader. Every week it will feature a different restaurant in each of our coverage areas.

How long have you been in business?

Original location at 1227 Congress St. in Portland; first opened its doors in 1963. (The South Portland store) is the third and most recent location for Anania’s.

What’s your menu like?

Traditional neighborhood-style deli. This has gotten them voted Greater Portland’s Best Deli and Convenience store every year since 2004.

What’s one of your most popular dishes?

The regular Italian. This sandwich includes ham, cheese, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, pickles, olives, salt/pepper and oil on a white sandwich roll.

Hours/location?

5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through, 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 323 Broadway, South Portland.

Who is your cook?

On this evening, Paxton Slyter was the sandwich maker. She recently started working at Anania’s after moving to Maine from Aberdeen, Wash.

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