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The White Barn Inn Restaurant

37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043-7614
2079672321
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Ranked #3 of 50 restaurants in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Route 9
Description: Fine American cuisine served in a fabulously converted barn. The White Barn Inn Restaurant is a AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5 Star and Relais Gourmand property with four course Prix Fixe Menu at $106 per person, and subject to availability, a nine course Prix Fixe menu at $160 per person, both featuring the finest fresh local ingredients.
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Washington, DC
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This was our first trip to Kennebunkport, and we decided to go all out. We are from Washington, DC and have eaten at many fine dining establishments, but this was by far the best meal we have ever had. We opted for the main menu with traditional wine pairing and there were many complimentary dishes. We highly recommend splurging for... More

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

The setting and service were 5 star. The food was delicious but I felt it was extremely salty. My filet was cooked perfectly but the sunchoke puree was barely edible. I loved the rest of my meal, and my guests were very happy with their choices. I would go again, it is worth a second chance. I had very high... More

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We spent a delightful evening at the White Barn Inn restaurant. Service was superb and food delicious if a little expensive. Being dairy intolerant, I was concerned about what I could eat but needn't have worried - the staff were very attentive and helpful and ensured my meal was totally dairy-free. Each course was first-class, although my fish course was... More

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NYC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food is mediocre. The service is terrible. One server asked us if we wanted more water every 5 minutes throughout the entire meal. Exorbitantly overpriced. Really nothing special.

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WBIInnkeeper, Manager at The White Barn Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear RosebudNYC, We are sorry to hear that you had an experience that was anything but delightful. Our service is crafted around the goal of attentive, concise, and polite interaction. By no means do we ever mean to be overbearing. We would be happy to address any issues that you might have had. Please feel free to reach out to... More

Sebastian, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I knew going in that the restaurant required a jacket, but I was not prepared for the price. The price is not $50 as written in Tripadvisor: it is $106 per person. It was worth every penny for a special occasion. The level of service was something I have never experienced before. The food was delicious. This is not a... More

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I were spending a night in Kennebunk. We stayed at an inn close to Kennebunk, the beach and the White Barn Inn. I had heard from friends that the Inn was not that friendly to people who did not want to eat dinner. My husband called and asked if we could stop by for drinks and appetizers.... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Our first night in Kennebunk and The White Barn Inn set the standards high for the remainder of our stay. We had a reservation for 10 people in the Wine Cellar downstairs. The food was delicious from the start. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This was the tenth time my family has eaten dinner at the White Barn in the last 14 years and it has never ceased to amaze us with the quality of the food, the service, and the ambience. Like the recent reviewer Wayfarer818, my wife and I have eaten at top restaurants in the US, Europe and elsewhere. We have... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I just got back from dinner at the White Barn Inn. This was my 3rd time eating here. One of my all-time places to go. Awesome service, great staff, and excellent food. The steak is one of my favorites - and I eat steak everywhere I go across the globe. The atmosphere is great, the servers are fantastic and the... More

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princeton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

In a barn great setting Attentive staff and great food One takes their time here It's the experience and enjoyment of dining as well as the eating of food

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