The world’s best lobster comes from Maine, but it’s even better when enjoyed in Maine! Choose from all kinds of ways to eat lobster while visiting, at a seaside lobster bake, a casual eatery or a fine dining restaurant. You’re not limited to lobster, however, when eating in the Kennebunks. There are countless top Kennebunkport restaurants serving up delicious meals. Some of our favorites are listed below.

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Lower Village

Old Vines Wine Bar

Old Vines is a favorite local spot for fine wine, craft cocktails, local beer, small plates, pizzas and salads. We love the chicken meatballs and sitting outside on the patio when the weather is nice.

173 Port Road, Lower Village
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-2310


Authentic Mexican and Latino cuisine made from fresh local ingredients. Impressive array of margaritas, mojitos, and specialty drinks made with fresh-squeezed ingredients.

181 Port Road
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-5544

Federal Jack's

Federal Jacks Creative pub fare and award-winning hand-crafted ales with one of the most spectacular views.

8 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, ME 04043


The Lost Fire

Feel the heat of a true Patagonian Grill, The Lost Fire is a completely new culinary experience. This rockin’ bar and Argentinian-style (with a Mediterranean twist) steakhouse, is open all winter, and in the warmer months enjoy the escaped of their elevated patio garden and dining.

62 Mills Road
Kennebunkport, ME 04043
(207) 204-0123

Nunan's Lobster Hut

Lobster and other rough-and-ready coastal classics served in a quaint, brightly painted seafood shack. Their lobster dinners are served the same way they were in 1953; fresh, locally caught, cooked to order, no-frills, simple and delicious.

9 Mills Road
Kennebunk, ME 04043

Hurricane Restaurant

Casual eatery with maritime decor and an iconic river view, Hurricane serves upmarket American fare, from a rack of lamb to stuffed lobsters. Daily specials reflect the freshest foods available and their sugar-happy, in-house pastry chef will delight your sweet tooth.

29 Dock Square
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-9111


Located in the heart of Kennebunkport’s Dock Square, Alisson’s has been a local family-owned favorite since 1973. Alisson’s offers top quality fresh seafood, award-winning chowder and lobster rolls, and legendary service. If you’re favorite team is playing while you’re visiting the area, you can catch the game on their big screen TVs in the pub while savoring one of the many Maine craft beers on tap. We love the petite lobster roll with a cup of chowder, for a perfect pairing of local specialties.

11 Dock Square
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-4841

Mabel’s Lobster Claw Restaurant

A quaint restaurant that has been feeding Maine residents and visitors for over 50 years. Here you’ll find the finest in local seafood, lobsters and steaks—as well as delicious homemade pies. The restaurant is located on picturesque Ocean Avenue.

124 Ocean Ave.
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2562


50 Local

50 Local presents an outstanding, approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French bistros with an American take, served in a comfortable, elegant, and; friendly atmosphere. The husband and wife team rely on local farms, fisheries and a commitment to the community when creating the daily changing menu.

50 Main Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-0850

Garden Street Bowl

Garden Street Bowl Gastropub fare, 2 dozen on tap libations and a ten pin bowling alley make for a winning combination. The menu from Crotux Kitchen is extensive and great for sharing.

1 Garden Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 636-7799

Fine Dining


If you are looking for breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, then look no further. Offering an exceptional culinary journey, the glass-walled, waterfront, fine dining restaurant serves a three-course tasting menu that changes with the season. Showcasing the best of Maine-caught seafood and what is grown, raised and produced locally, expect the familiar flavors of southern France and the Mediterranean with intriguing new twists, plus an international selection of wines.

208 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-4015


Culinary talent at its finest in a beautifully unique setting, that is Earth. Promising an unforgettable dining experience that will leave you yearning for more, Earth is nestled amongst balsam trees and birch forest which continues into their dining room, where they have brought the outside in with walls built from trees and a real rustic feel. Earth’s menu focuses on “farm to fork” freshness, which includes local meats and seafood. Ingredients are used from one of two onsite organic gardens—picked daily and incorporated into each dish to enhance the many flavors.

354 Goose Rocks Road
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-6550