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2 Pier Rd, Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME 04046
+1 207-967-8961
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Such good food and nice people

We always have such a solid experience when we go to the Wayfarer. The food is thoughtfully prepared, and we are always happy with our meals whether we get standard menu items or take advantage of their special specials. The efforts to showcase locally sourced food pays off....it all just plain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
rencar
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massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
massachusetts
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We always have such a solid experience when we go to the Wayfarer. The food is thoughtfully prepared, and we are always happy with our meals whether we get standard menu items or take advantage of their special specials. The efforts to showcase locally sourced food pays off....it all just plain tastes great. Couple that with just a lovely, attentive,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We go as part of a large family the day after Christmas. The service is great and the place is very quaint. It is always an enjoyable meal. Most dishes are a safe bet. However, the chicken pot pie is not a pot pie at all and left 3 diners very disappointed with their meals. The steak, salmon, and chicken... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

First timer to the Wayfarer on a mini vacation from Mass...A definite MUST TRY..if your looking for that cozy place then this is it.....Fantastic fried lobster .... The attentive staff who made us four feel that we weren't at a restaurant but at a friends home....We came in as strangers and left as friends...it was so good we showed up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Most fun we have had at a restaurant. The staff was great, funny, friendly, and professional all at the same time. Had fried lobster and it was excellent. Thanks to Bert, Mylie and Brenden for a great experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Wayfarer is a small restaurant with a big heart. I have been there several times for breakfast with my husband. They have an extensive menu...decadent options, and healthy options. The food is very good, cooked to order and the prices are good. The service is always great, friendly and inviting. I've been there once for dinner and they had... More 

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Biddeford, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Wayfarer, cozy in its natural setting; warm and inviting. "Birdie" is the soul! Food is good………….

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a very good place for any meal with a small group, or just a couple's night out. The food is all quite good overall with a varied selection. The fact that you can save serious money by bringing your own adult beverages makes this place a true "go to" restaurant if you are in the Kennebunkport area. It... More 

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Kingston, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Glad we walked by this place and had a deliscious breakfast in a cozy and bright setting. Very friendly and relaxed staff. Great music playing in the background too!. Lovely situated overlooking the road of this picture perfect village.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we have visited many places, but the Wayfarer was the best meal we had in a long time. the restaurant was recommended to us by our innkeepers, what a great choice! great restaurant in Cape Porpoise, very charming and the service was incredible. Reservations are a must. The food was out of this world!! My husband had the fried lobster,... More 

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Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Had the best breakfast I have ever had here. The scramble of the day was lobster, Parmesan and bok choy and it was the most delicious egg I recall ever having. The homemade (real meat no dog food type hash) was also quite tasty. DInner of pork shanks that just fell off the bone also quite yummy. Locals eat here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Pier Rd, Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME 04046
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Cape Porpoise
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-8961

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?