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Area Restaurants

Kennebunkport and Kennebunk host an amazing array of restaurants with classic dining fare ranging 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 experience the best in Maine dining in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and the Greater Portland area.

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A Local Neighborhood restaurant serving small plates inspired by the flavors of Spain. Chef Shannon Bard inspires you to explore the regions, food, scents and traditions of Spain. 

149 Port Rd Kennebunk Maine, 04043

(207) 204 0454

50 Local Restaurant image50 LOCAL
The 50 Local restaurant presents an outstanding, approachable dining 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


Enjoy exceptional charcuterie, imported and local artisan cheese, homemade flatbread pizzas, fresh salads sourced from Maine farms, and tapas-style small plates in our lively dining room or on our seasonal outdoor patio.

173 Port Road      Kennebunk Maine, 04043  

(207) 967-2310                                                                                                                                                 

From Rebecca Charles, Chef/Owner of the legendary Pearl Oyster Bar in NY, Spat Oyster Cellar is an homage to NYC oyster saloons & cellars of the 1800s.
27 Western Ave
Kennebunk, ME 04043

(207) 204 0860


Bandaloop Restaurant Image

The Bandaloop in Kennebunkport is known for its use of organic and locally sourced foods, with many vegetarian and vegan dining 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

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 Executive Chef Derek Bissonnette. 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 imageON THE MARSH BISTRO
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 and The Ramp Restaurants
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 dining 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 in Portland a New England destination.
288 Fore Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 775-2717

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

Hurricane Restaurant imageHURRICANE RESTAURANT
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

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 MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Authentic Mexican and Latino cuisine made from fresh local ingredients. Impressive array of margaritas, mojitos, 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