Fine Kennebunkport restaurants, casual eateries and delicious specialty dining experiences await you when you stay at Captain Jefferds Inn.

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Kennebunkport Area Fine Dining

EARTH, Kennebunkport: Earth focuses on “farm to fork” freshness, with a menu that derives inspiration from onsite organic gardens at the Farm and Earth’s backyard, as well as the numerous local dairy farms, cheese makers, foragers, farmers and fisherman of the Southern Coast of Maine. | 354 Goose Rocks Road, Kennebunkport | 207-967-6550

JOSHUA’s, Wells: Expertly prepared fare with an appreciation for organic ingredients, including many grown on their own farm. Preparation and presentation is detailed but never pretentious or stuffy and every mouthful feels round, fulfilled, and complete. | 1637 Post Road, Wells | 207-646-3355

OCEAN, Kennebunkport: Breathtaking 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 | 207-967-2125

On The Marsh Bistro, Kennebunk: Ethnicity of cuisine flows through On the Marsh Bistros’ menu using the freshest of products from local growers. All of their cuisine is prepared in house with a focus on the individual’s palate.  | 46 Western Avenue, Kennebunk | 207-967-2299

WHITE BARN INN, Kennebunk: Experience the only AAA Five Diamond, Forbes Five Star restaurant North of New York City. With a menu that is refreshed every week, you will discover epicurean finesse and subtlety, underwritten by the rich and fulsome flavors of New England and coastal Maine. | 37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk | 207-967-2321


Kennebunkport Area Casual Dining

50 LOCAL, Kennebunk: Relying on local farms, fisheries, and a commitment to the community, 50 Local presents an outstanding, approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French Bistros with an American take. | 50 Main Street, Kennebunk | 207-985-0850

95 OCEAN at the Nonantum: Maine Chef of the Year 2014 Steve True cooks up creative local cuisine like his signature Blueberry Chipotle BBQ Ribs and Lobster Stuffed Avocado using locally sourced ingredients and herbs from The Nonantum Resort’s organic gardens. Enjoy water views, nightly specials and live entertainment. (Open Memorial Day through October). | 95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport | 207-967-4050

ACADEME BRASSERIE & TAVERN, Kennebunk: Kennebunk Inn’s “Academe Brasserie and Tavern” – Owners, Brian O’Hea and Shanna Katherine Horner O’Hea, draw on their varied culinary and artistic backgrounds to create innovative, palate-tempting offerings that appeal to a broad range of tastes and dining budgets. | 45 Main Street, Kennebunk | 207-985-335

ALISSON’S, Kennebunkport: Alisson’s is a locally owned independent restaurant. Located in the heart of Kennebunkport’s Dock Square, Alisson’s is known to both locals and visitors as the place to experience casual excellence.| 11 Dock Square, Kennebunkport | 207-967-4841

ARUNDEL WARF RESTAURANT, Kennebunkport: Located on an historical landmark that once was a ships chandlery and general store. They offer casual waterfront dining and cocktails on their wharfside deck or inside by the fireplace. | 43 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport | 207-967-3444

CAPE PIER CHOWDER HOUSE, Kennebunkport: Open seasonally, Cape Pier Restaurant serves a variety of meals to satisfy any appetite, including fresh caught lobster, shrimp, and scallops, all in a relaxing and casual atmosphere. Situated at the end of Pier Road next to the town pier and alongside the beautiful Maine coast, the restaurant directly overlooks the water, providing diners with a view of local lobster boats in the harbor. Seating is available either inside the restaurant or outside on the deck. | 79 Pier Road, Kennebunkport | 207-967-0123

FEDERAL JACKS, Kennebunk: Often referred to as the most picturesque pub on the waterfront, Federal Jack’s Restaurant and Brew Pub is well-known for its spectacular views, creative pub fare, and award-winning hand-crafted ales. | 8 Western Avenue, Kennebunk | 207-967-4322

HURRICANE Kennebunkport: Hurricane serves only the freshest seafood and lobster, steak and chop lovers will always find something on the menu to tempt them, they feature many satisfying vegetarian dishes and their in-house pastry chef will delight your sweet tooth. | 29 Dock Square, Kennebunkport | 207-967-9111

MABEL’S LOBSTER CLAW, Kennebunkport: 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 and then delivered to their back door. | 124 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport | 207-967-2562

MERRILAND FARMS CAFE, Wells: Set in a 225-year old house, the cafe offers an atmosphere and menu that makes it a true destination. | 591 Coles Hill Road, Wells | 207-646-5040

NUNANS LOBSTER HUT, Kennbunkport: Their lobster dinners are served the same way they were in 1953. Fresh, locally caught lobster, cooked to order, no frills, simple and delicious. | 9 Mills Road, Cape Porpoise | 207-967-4362

OLD VINES: Old Vines is the perfect place to have a great glass of wine, specialty beer on tap or a delicious cocktail to go along with wonderful tapas style food. | 173 Port Road, Kennebunk | 207-967-2310

PIER 77 AND THE RAMP: Pier 77 Restaurant is the formal dining room with stunning views of Cape Porpoise Harbor and seasonal menus that feature fresh ingredients with creative twists. The Ramp Bar & Grill is more casual with its own bar menu featuring items such as lobster rolls, fried clams, fish & chips, burgers and spaghetti & meatballs. | 77 Pier Road, Kennebunkport | 207-967-8500

STRIPERS, Kennebunkport: Features local seafood on the water with a sunset view of the river and ocean. | 127 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport | 207-967-5333

THE STEAKHOUSE: The Steakhouse serves fresh U.S.D.A. Prime and Choice corn-fed heavy western beef exclusively. Carefully aged but never frozen, the steak is hand-cut on the premises and broiled in extremely high-temperature broilers which lock in the juices and flavor of this exceptional beef.  | 1205 Post Road, Wells | 207-646-420

VILLAGE TAVERN, Kennebunk: Chef Rich Lemoine, recently the Executive Chef of the Cape Arundel Inn in Kennebunkport now has built his own legacy at the Village Tavern. The Village Tavern provides fair priced, nutritious, local, healthy, well prepared meals using only quality ingredients. | 110 Alfred Road Kennebunk | 207-604-7954


Kennebunkport Area Specialty Dining

BANDALOOP, Kennebunkport: Bandaloop is known for using organic and local foods, 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 and sauces straight through to the desserts. From flour and salt to free range chicken and all natural organic beef, Bandaloop demands only the highest quality organic ingredients, for their flavors as well as their lessened impact on the environment. | 2 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport | 207-967-4994

MEKHONG THAI, Kennebunk: Authentic Thai restaurant with available vegetarian options and a full bar. | 35 Western Avenue, Kennebunk | 207-967-8827

PEDRO’S, Kennebunk: Mexican restaurant serving simple yet full-flavored food. | 181 Port Road, Kennebunk | 207-967-5544

RYAN’S CORNER HOUSE IRISH PUB: This Irish Pub is the real deal, serving up plates of Bangers and Mash, Shepherd’s Pie, and loads of potatoes! | 17 Western Avenue, Kennebunk | 207-967-3564 (pet friendly outside)

VARANO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, Wells: Their extensive menu offers signature Italian dishes and some of their own special recipes. They serve nothing but the freshest seafood, beef, pork and game with an emphasis on organic locally grown produce and cheese. | 60 Mile Road, Wells | 207-641-8550


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