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Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

45 Main St., Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
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Ranked #11 of 49 Restaurants in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Wed 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Grove St.
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Lucked out!!! I live in California but arrived in Maine to baptize my newborn. I arranged this place as the location was in close proximity to the church. I was greeted by Diane, the hostess, who was absolutely lovely. She helped my plan the menu and organize the gathering. The food was fantastic, lobster pot pie appetizer was wonderful, and... More

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Minot, North Dakota
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stopped in for lunch with a friend and we were both pleased with our selections. A bowl of the rich harvest squash soup was perfect for a cold autumn afternoon and served with a nice crusty roll. My friend opted for the luncheon pizza which was delicious and filling.

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Boston, MA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The name and at least the online menu for this restaurant set expectations high. Situated in the very pedestrian and boring downtown area of Kennebunk (as in not near water or anything interesting), you arrive to hope the food compensates for the location. It sadly does not. The restaurant is actually the rather unappealing dining room of the Kennebunk inn.... More

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long beach, ny
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Overall quite good. I started with the gazpacho which was very refreshing but a bit mild. It had summer squash and zucchini in it creating a flavor slightly less tomatoey. The jerk pork osso bucco was killer (though again milder than I would like.) Served with pork belly on banana polenta (which itself could be on the desert menu) with... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

On vacation my mom and I where driving through Kennebunks, ME saw a sign for the Lobster Pie as seen on the food network. We had to try it! First we sat on the patio outside, while it wasn't fancy it was really nice for us because we were not dressed up enough to sit in the main dinning room.... More

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Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very good food, and, what is more, they let you bring your dog if you choose to eat on the patio. Maybe that doesn't fully capture the entire ambience of what looks like a very nice place, but out waiter was nice, the food was elegantly presented andf it was an overall successful dining experience. I would have given 5... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

TIP: Best fish and chips ever. I have vacationed in Kennebunk before, but I never made it to The Kennbunk Inn for a meal. I have even stayed at the inn. On this trip, I made up for it, going twice! You can check out their menu outside. Brian and Shanna O’Hea are the husband and wife chef team. They... More

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A family reunion in Kennebunk. All ten of us arrived in Kennebunk late Saturday afternoon. We had placed a reservation for ten at 7:00 PM. When we arrived, we were escorted to our separate dining room. The room was beautiful. Since we had not been together for a long time, we were so happy to be in a room where... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Sage Against the Machine cocktail, house salad, lobster pie, shrimp cocktail, salmon entree, and s'more dessert were all outstanding. Service was also very good. We'll be back.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

From the outside, you'd expect this quaint little New England inn to be an expensive lunch. My trip today had my best friend and I looking like we had just hopped off of a motorcycle ride, and I was expecting to feel a little uncomfortable in my surroundings. No so! The dining area is small, quiet, and cute. We were... More

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Additional Information about Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

Address: 45 Main St., Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043
Phone Number: 2079853351
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: American

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