THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE
Aptly named, Ocean is located within the Cape Arundel Inn & Resort, Kennebunkport’s stunning oceanfront inn. With views of the frothy blue sea from every table, Ocean is the perfect venue to enjoy a memorable meal or cocktails and bites at the bar. Chef Pierre Gignac’s creative menus feature ocean-inspired fine cuisine which changes with the season, beautifully presented and enhanced by the fresh sea air and stunning scenery.
Call 207-967-4015 for reservations or questions or view the menu for Ocean.
Diners craving fresh Maine seafood or classic American fare flock to the warm, convivial space found at The Burleigh – the newest Kennebunkport restaurant. With its lively bar, spacious outdoor deck and cozy fireplace, The Burleigh appeals to those seeking delightful cocktails, live music, and a social, energetic vibe. Call 207-967-2621 for reservations.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. The cuisine at Earth at Hidden Pond highlights the bounty of the property’s 800 square-foot organic farm, where herbs, flowers, and heirloom vegetables are picked daily. The menu is comprised of house-made pastas, cheeses, breads, charcuterie, and desserts as well as locally sourced meats and seafood. Craft cocktails are prepared using ingredients from the garden, and a diverse wine menu complements the exceptional experience. View the menu for Earth at Hidden Pond online, or call 207-967-6550 for more information.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Located directly across from Goose Rocks Beach, The Tides Beach Club‘s menu features fresh, local seafood. Native Maine classics — Maine Lobster Roll served with drawn butter or herbed mayo; Crispy Fried Clams with house tartar; or Marinated Grilled Tuna with house-made kimchee, soba noodles, nori, pickled ginger and wasabi — take top billing. Specialty cocktails infused with fresh juices, fruits and herbs, New England artisanal beers and an extensive wine list are a few of the favorites that can be found on the bar menu. For more information or to make a reservation at The Tides Beach Club, call (207) 967-3757.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Tucked away in a cute, coveside setting and only minutes away from Dock Square, The Dory at The Lodge on the Cove exudes a hip, casual vibe. The menu features build-your-own burgers, homemade milkshakes and clever sides such as sweet potato tater tots, perfect for kids of all ages. Creative cocktails, daily Happy Hour and live local music will appeal to adults, while ping pong, lawn games and retro ice cream bars keep the kids entertained. Call 207-967-3993 for more information.