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All 49 Kennebunk Restaurants

The White Barn Inn Restaurant

37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043-7614
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Ranked #3 of 49 Restaurants in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We looked forward to our visit to the White Barn Inn primarily for the renowned restaurant, only to be sorely disappointed. To be clear, it should be understood that we viewed this Relais and Chateau property as playing in the same field as other fine restaurants we have visited - Per Se in Ne York, Le Petit Nice in Marsailles,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Situated in an old renovated barn decorated with old woodworking tools and fascinating items in the shadows on the hay loft level. Being autumn there was also an amazing display of pumpkins and corn outside the window - the pumpkin weighted 335 pounds - unbelievable! This is a truly top class restaurant which pays attention to every detail to ensure... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We just had the most perfect evening at The White Barn Inn. Everything was delicious Service, food and hospitality was lovely. The WBI team made us feel like treasured guests. Chef Cartwright stopped by out table and made us feel very special. Every bite was amazing. It could not have been better !!!!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We can't say enough about the wonderful dinner and service that we received here! They went above and beyond with many additional touches to add to our dining experience. We look forward to returning back on our next vacation!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Maine is a state with a lot of charm, and most of the state is unpretentious, beautiful, but I'd also add that the residents are pretty down to earth. When asking around, I found that some locals have the opinion that fine dining isn't worth the money, but the reality is that the White Barn Restaurant is quite simply an... More

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Houston, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

When you want a special dinner this is the place to go in Kennebunk. This is a Relais & Chateaux Hotel and restaurant so I knew it would be good and it truly was a special dining experience. Great ambiance, perfect service and the food was amazing!! Highly recommended

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Zurich, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed at the White Barn Inn, so it was natural that we would try the restaurant. However, the experience was so good - we ate there on a further two occasions. The restaurant is situated in an old barn, which has been wonderfully renovated to reflect the best of the old building. The ambience is great, the welcome is... More

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband and I went to the White Barn for my birthday celebration, and we were not disappointed. While incredibly expensive, the food, service and ambiance were excellent. The restaurant's signature dish, lobster over home,ade fettucini, and the lobster spring rolls were especially good. The crepe suzette souffle, however, was somewhat disappointing.

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have eaten at the White Barn Inn a number of times and always thought the food, service and decor matched their 5 star or 5 diamond rating. The last time was in July of 2013. This time I booked for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. The service was impeccable. The wine was delightful. The wine list was extensive. The staff... More

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227 reviews 227 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

White Barn Inn is not just a destination but an experience. The staff and general manager are gracious and genuinely care about their guests. We went to meet friends and enjoy the changing of the season. The menu was a wonderful tasting experience and deserving of the Relais & Chateux recognition. The service was impeccable and everyone took extraordinary care... More

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