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Tia's Topside

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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Oyster Bar
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12 Western Ave, Lower Village, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04043
+1 207-967-8821
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: CERTIFICATE of EXCELLENCE 2013 winner by Trip Advisor....Thank you...
CERTIFICATE of EXCELLENCE 2013 winner by Trip Advisor....Thank you!!! Located in Lower Village,overlooking the scenic Kennebunk River, Tia's features a firepit with rocking chairs, tiki torches, porches, and a patio for outdoor dining or functions, along with an indoor fireplace that adds romance. The innovative New England cuisine offers, only the freshest and highest quality of local ingredients. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. We are proud to say that we do serve the most delicious CLAM CHOWDER, and LOBSTER MAC n'CHEESE in the area.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Steak tasted like potroast

Ate at Tia's during the last weekend of Christmas Prelude. Staff was wonderful, but food was anything but. Sirloin steak was overcooked, drowned in mushrooms and tasted like pot roast. Squash was undercooked. Pan roasted chicken was OK, but VERY small portion. Sauteed spinach tasted like it... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
Outbacklover
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Billerica, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Billerica, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Ate at Tia's during the last weekend of Christmas Prelude. Staff was wonderful, but food was anything but. Sirloin steak was overcooked, drowned in mushrooms and tasted like pot roast. Squash was undercooked. Pan roasted chicken was OK, but VERY small portion. Sauteed spinach tasted like it was sauteed in salt water. Dessert was good and beer/wine selection decent. Not... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've eaten here many times and Lori is outstanding, she obviously takes great care choosing and training her staff. They are relaxed and efficient. You never feel like you've been forgotten, and, one of my favorite things is that they don't rush you. Conversation happens easily no matter where you are seated. I've had drinks and appetizers outside by the... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is the second year visiting Tia's topside and we were not disappointed. Great food, great service. The owner is great, she visits every table even though the place was packed. I dont know how she gets such great staff. All All so nice and friendly. See you next year for sure

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Lori was absolutely wonderful in getting us in for dinner Saturday night during the Christmas Prelude this past weekend. This restaurant is absolutely wonderful. Inventive drinks, appetizers, entrees and desserts. The Oysters were fresh and well presented. Lobster and Corn Flatbread was a treat. We will return as soon as possible for another wonderful meal! Thank you Lori! Sabrina

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We've been here many times, but this weekend, I had the seared ahi tuna, and it is now one of my all time favorite dishes. The quality of this dish is amazing, and the size is incredible. I could have shared this with my husband. We started the meal with oysters, so I really wobbled out after finishing my entree!... More 

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Kennebunks, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great food, varied menu, classy atmosphere, professional staff, excellent wine, beer and drink menu. Fried clams were better than the ****shack. We dine all over the town but always return to Tia's and are never disappointed.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed close by and just dropped in to Tia's for a quick glass of wine sitting outside on the patio by the fire pit. One glass became two as we decided to stay and watch the sun go down and then eat inside. The staff were friendly and very helpful and the lobster was delicious and so reasonably priced.... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We decided to have appetizers here after advertising $1 Oysters (while they last). The oysters were WONDERFUL! They were large, briney, and sweet. My daughter had a really good cup of Butternut Squash soup that she thoroughly enjoyed. Great location and good price. Friendly staff.

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Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After a 9 hour drive and starving, Tia's was an amazing find! Great food at extraordinary fair if not cheap price. Our waiter was energetic, fun and very informative. I tried the Shipyard Pumpkinhead brewed in Kennebunkport with a Cinnamon rimmed glass...Amazing. Twin Lobsters with all the fixings was fabulous and the Swordfish Tacos were spot on.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A lively, engaging and fun restaurant with great staff and super food.Thank you. Lots of choice in the town but I would go here first. .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Western Ave, Lower Village, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04043
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-8821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

CERTIFICATE of EXCELLENCE 2013 winner by Trip Advisor....Thank you!!! Located in Lower Village,overlooking the scenic Kennebunk River, Tia's features a firepit with rocking chairs, tiki torches, porches, and a patio for outdoor dining or functions, along with an indoor fireplace that adds romance. The innovative New England cuisine offers, only the freshest and highest quality of local ingredients. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. We are proud to say that we do serve the most delicious CLAM CHOWDER, and LOBSTER MAC n'CHEESE in the area.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?