Looking for things to do in Kennebunkport? There are so many great things to do in Kennebunkport, that we cannot possibly include them all on our website. We are happy to recommend those activities that are personal favorites and those that our guests have found to be particularly enjoyable during their stay. Some of the annual events listed will, of course, fall on different days during different years.
Please feel free to call the inn to find out specific dates or check out our Maine travel blog for more information on the latest happenings. Read on to discover the best things to do in Kennebunkport, ME.
A few minutes' walk from the inn and perfectly positioned on the main street overlooking the river is the Hurricane Restaurant. Winner of the Open Table Diners Choice award in 2016 and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2019, this elegant restaurant is the perfect Maine dining experience. Serving the freshest seafood and lobster, meat lovers and vegetarians alike will find dishes to delight and satisfy.
Just few minutes' drive away in Cape Porpoise you will find this Patagonian bar and grill where renowned international Chef Germán Lucarelli brings his experience to the Kennebunks for our guests to enjoy. Serving wood fired steak and tasty seafood, this cozy restaurant has both quiet booths and a lively bar. For those warmer summer nights, a beautiful patio is available for outdoor dining.
The Lost Fire >
Located in picturesque Kennebunk is a perfect Bistro style restaurant with an American slant The owners have an established relationship with local farmers and it shows in the menu which is comprised of local fish and produce and features dishes such as pasta, burgers and excellent fish and chips. Cooking and cocktail making classes are also offered at this comfortable and friendly establishment.
50 Local >
A favorite local spot for fine wine, craft cocktails, local beer, and a fresh take on Maine cuisine. Food is served tapas style and made for sharing. There is a of items from flat bread pizza and delicious meatballs to fajita and everything in-between. Something to suit everyone.
Old Vines >
In the heart of Dock Square a few minutes' walk from the inn, Alissons is a staple of Kennebunkport. Family owned and operated since 1973 it offers among other things quality seafood and excellent burgers and sandwiches. Running alongside its excellent menu are 22 beers on tap to savor while taking in a game or taking part in the weekly quiz.
A short drive away on Ocean Avenue is Mabel's Lobster Claw. Serving Maine seafood since the 1950's Mabel's is a Kennebunkport Institution. A favored haunt of the Bush family and recently voted the "Manliest Meal" by Men's Health Magazine and Rachel Ray for it's Lobster Savannah, it was also runner up in the "Best Seafood Restaurant in America" by USA Today Readers Choice Award. Fresh seafood and of course lobster delivered straight from the fishermen each day can be enjoyed on the covered porch.
Mabels Lobster Claw >
Located in the heart of Dock Square, this enchanting bistro offers delicious food and excellent service. A new addition to Kennebunkport's culinary experience it pairs a relaxing and comfortable environment with mouthwatering dishes and delightful cocktails.
Chez Rosa >