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On The Marsh

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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043-7356 (Route 9)
On the Marsh Bistro is a destination restaurant and can offer recommended taxi service in the local area serving the Hotels and Inns.
207-967-2299
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 147
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
They Stayed Open For Us

My wife and I visited Kennebunkport this month. In February Kennebunkport is a very quiet place. Having eaten at On The Marsh some eleven years ago and because of very fond memories we reserved a table once again. As it turned out the evening we dined we were the only guests. We had the restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ravvermont
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Vermont
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Vermont
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Kennebunkport this month. In February Kennebunkport is a very quiet place. Having eaten at On The Marsh some eleven years ago and because of very fond memories we reserved a table once again. As it turned out the evening we dined we were the only guests. We had the restaurant to ourselves. It was romantic... More 

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Thank Ravvermont
Kennebunk, York/Maine USA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For our special occasion we inevitable reserve at On The March. They have great food at the right price and at a terrific ambiance. Constantly excelent.

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Thank waldoe
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the area for years and are familiar with the restaurants in the area. We had found some to be unfriendly and stuck up and/or too rustic. We drove around on a cold snowy night the weekend of 1/22/16 and decided to stop at an unfamiliar place- On The Marsh. On walking in we were thrilled to... More 

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Thank Amy D
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a highlight of our trips north. Such a lovely place with a magnificent view of the marsh, with birds feeding at sunset. The food is delicious and the staff is wonderful!

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Thank margaret s
Canandaigua, New York
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and the waiter very attentive. It was a very romantic experience and the entire staff was nice and accomodating. Will be back in the future when traveling I am sure!

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Thank Chris-Tammy B
Boston
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner here while visiting for Prelude. Our meal was outstanding. Our server was efficient and friendly as well as knowledgeable. We had a table for two by the window which was quiet. We went here for a wedding reception several years ago and the food has only improved. A delightful dinner!

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Thank alidaylily
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

From the moment we entered this historically beautiful Inn style restaurant we were enthralled with the surroundings. The decor is eclectic with style. The friendliness and welcoming attitude from all the staff made us feel right at home. Appetizers to dessert didn't let us down. Each plate was beautiful and full of flavor. Timing was on the ball. I would... More 

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Thank Kimberly T
Portland, Maine
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This was an outstanding dining experience, from the tar tar amuse-bouche to a tiny little amaretto whipped cream digestif, and absolutely everything in between, this was one of the best meals I've ever had. My scallops were beautiful - a treat to be asked how I liked them cooked; medium rare, if you please, so tender and buttery soft, perfectly... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Decorated in white for the Holidays, this place was breathtaking. I had the duck, others had the haddock. Done to perfection and served by a very professional and knowledgeable staff. Big smiles all around and the general feeling of understated sophistication.

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Thank Darleen C
Arundel, Maine
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We've been celebrating our anniversary here for about 7 years, ever since we moved to Arundel, the town right next door to Kennebunk. The setting is special here, with great views of the marsh outside through the big glass windows in the cosy dining room and the service is "top drawer" - friendly yet not obnoxious. And the foods and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043-7356
    (Route 9)
  • Public Transportation: On the Marsh Bistro is a destination restaurant and can offer recommended taxi service in the local area serving the Hotels and Inns.
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: 207-967-2299

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 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?