Inn at English Meadows (Kennebunk - Kennebunkport, Maine)

Area Restaurants

Kennebunkport and Kennebunk host an amazing array of restaurants with classic fare from seafood shacks to fine-dining in restaurants helmed by award-winning chefs. Adding Portland to the mix – which is more than worthy of a day trip – and there is an abundance of restaurant riches. Our list provides a sampling of some of the best places to eat in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and the Greater Portland area.

50 Local Restaurant image50 LOCAL
50 Local presents an outstanding, approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French Bistros with an American adaptation. Merrilee Paul & her husband/chef David Ross present the best of the area’s resources, relying on local farms and fisheries.
50 Main Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985 0850

Bandaloop Restaurant ImageBANDALOOP
Bandaloop in Kennebunkport is known for its use of organic and locally sourced foods, with many vegetarian and vegan options, and an array of appetizers, entrees, and sauces to choose from. Everything is created in-house, from the organic bread through to the desserts.
2 Dock Square,
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-4994

Old Vines is the perfect place to sip a wonderful glass of wine, specialty beer on tap or a delicious cocktail, along with tasty tapas style food. The renovated barn housing Old Vines imparts a hint of sophistication in harmony with rustic, down home friendliness.
173 Port Road
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-2310

White Barn Inn Restaurant imageWHITE BARN INN
Encompassing two restored barns dating from the 1820′s, the White Barn Inn offers five-star dining with a menu that is refreshed every week by Grand Chef Jonathan Cartwright. Discover epicurean finesse and subtlety, underwritten by the rich and fulsome flavors of New England and coastal Maine.
37 Beach Avenue
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-2321

On The Marsh Bistro imageBISTRO ON THE MARSH
On the Marsh features cuisine by chef Jeffery Savage, who fuses European classicism with contemporary seasonal elements. The dining room is filled with art and antiques and the menu abounds with delights from nearby farms and gardens.
46 Western Ave
Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
(207) 967-2299

Emilitsa Restaurant imageEMILITSA
Emilitsa brings a wide array of Mezethes (small plates), Megala Piata (large plates), and pristinely fresh seafood to the seacoast area. They honor the breadth of traditional cuisine from all regions of Greece and prepare their dishes with many local, fresh, organic and natural ingredients.
547 Congress Street,
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 221-0245

Davids KPT restaurantDAVID’S KPT
The signature restaurant of The Boathouse Hotel, David’s KPT offers creative, contemporary cuisine showcasing native Maine ingredients with a tastefully creative flair. Featuring outdoor dining and two vibrant bars, David’s KPT has become a fast favorite of locals and guests alike.
21 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-8225

Ocean Restaurant imageOCEAN
Cape Arundel Inn’s oceanfront restaurant features stunning views and French inspired cuisine. Enjoy early evening cocktails or dinner in the dining room or outdoor patio. Sample native Maine delicacies from the sea mingled with the freshest vegetables and local proteins.
208 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2125

Pier 77 Restaurant imagePIER 77 RESTAURANT & THE RAMP
Pier 77 serves up sophisticated fare, focusing on meats and seafood and has stunning views of Cape Porpoise Harbor.  Live music is featured in the summer. Tucked down below, The Ramp serves casual pub-style choices.
77 Pier Road
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-8500

Earth at Hidden Pond restaurantEARTH AT HIDDEN POND
A collaboration with James Beard Award-winner and Boston restaurateur Ken Oringer, Earth promises an unforgettable dining experience. Simple yet innovative, Earth’s menu focuses on “farm to fork” freshness. In addition to local meats and seafood, ingredients are used from one of two onsite organic gardens.
354 Goose Rocks Road
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-6550

Fore Street RestaurantFORE STREET
Winner of a James Beard award, Fore Street’s interior surrounds a unique brick, and soapstone hearth consisting of a wood-burning oven, grill, and turnspit, visible from most tables. Hardwood and apple wood fires cook and flavor the seafood, meats, game, and vegetables that have made Fore Street a New England destination.
288 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 775-2717

Hugos RestaurantHUGO’S
With intellectual curiosity and modern technique driving the process, the ingredients at Hugo’s are farmed, fished and foraged almost exclusively here in Maine, reflecting the dramatic seasonal shifts of Northern New England. Wrapped in soft leather, wrought iron, and reclaimed red birch, the sumptuous dining room overlooks the open kitchen.
88 Middle Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-8538

Abbondante Restaurant imageABBONDANTE TRATTORIA & BAR
Abbondante’s menu is true to its name, offering generous portions of thoughtful Italian preparations. Fresh, homemade pasta is prepared daily for dishes ranging from spaghetti and meatballs to tagliatelle with hazelnut brown butter, rabbit confit, spinach and chevre. Wood fired pizzas and comfort specialties like eggplant and chicken parmesan are also featured.
27 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, ME 04043-7354
(207) 967-2211

Hurricane Restaurant imageHURRICANE
Hurricane serves only the freshest seafood and their executive chef has written the book on lobster. Steak and chop lovers will always find something on their menus to tempt them, and they feature many satisfying vegetarian dishes. Their wine list has won numerous awards.
29 Dock Square,
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-9111

Mabels Restaurant imageMABEL’S LOBSTER CLAW
Owners Stephanie and Robert Fischer take great pride in serving the freshest quality pieces of fish, steaks, and lobsters available. Homemade pies, blueberry bread, and corn muffins are baked every morning on the premises. The lobsters are hauled off the pier across the street by the local lobstermen.
124 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2562

Pedros Mexican Restaurant imagePEDRO’S
Authentic Mexican and Latino cuisine made from fresh local ingredients. Impressive array of margaritas, mohitos, and specialty drinks made with fresh squeezed ingredients. Interesting beers and wines. Patio dining in season and Open Year Round.
181 Port Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967 5544

The Clam Shack imageTHE CLAM SHACK
This tiny, immaculate fish shack serves award winning fried food, traditional boiled lobster dinners and lobster rolls served on freshly baked buns from a local bakery. A fresh lemonade stand and, for the truly indulgent, fried dough, are additional temptations.
2 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-2560

Alissons Restaurant imageALISSON’S RESTAURANT
Located in the heart of Kennebunkport’s Dock Square Alisson’s restaurant has become known to both locals and visitors as the place to experience casual excellence. Alisson’s features top quality fresh seafood, award winning chowder and lobster rolls, and legendary service.
11 Dock Square
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-4841