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All 41 Kennebunkport Restaurants

Stripers Waterside Restaurant

133 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
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Ranked #27 of 41 Restaurants in Kennebunkport
Price range: $22 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Grill
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Trolley Stop across the street during summer months.
Description: Stripers features local seafood on the water with a sunset view of the river and ocean, private beach, and a waterside bar. Have a drink and an appetizer in one of our adirondack chairs on our lawn, or come inside for a great meal, with plenty of options for those who would prefer an alternative to seafood.
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  • English first
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

On a recent trip we had a late lunch at this restaurant and we really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We sat outside on the deck and there was a decent view of the water. The food was outstanding, my wife had the lobster tacos and she still talks about them months later!

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Simsbury, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On a recent weekend stay at a quaint Kennebunkport bed and breakfast, my wife and I received a recommendation for dinner at Stripers. The menu we were shown at our inn seemed quite reasonable in comparison to some of the other neighborhood restaurants. Unfortunately, prices were quite different when we arrived at the restaurant. We began with two salads. I... More 

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Oak Brook, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A botched dinner reservation at our hotel ended with dinner at Stripers. Our concern over the unknown quickly disappeared. Wonderful atmosphere. Good service. Interesting menu. Our food was delicious and prepared well. Good wine list.

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Top Contributor
271 reviews 271 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Watch the boats sail by, see the ocean in the distance, watch the large aquarium in the bar, but come for the service and food. Wonderful staff that took care of us from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. You can always spot great service when the staff does not point you in the direction of the... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is our plan: we order our take out lobsters from Port Lobster across the street and about an hour before pick up, we head to Stripers for a cocktail and watch the sunset. GORGEOUS!

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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205 reviews 205 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Clambake with friends last night. I didn't have any clams, but everyone said they were great. I had the lobster which was baked alongside the clams and it was perfect. The service was great, the staff are very friendly. The view from the restaurant and bar is beautiful, it's one of the best views in Kennebunkport. This... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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140 reviews 140 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The clam chowder and local oysters, that we had for lunch, were lovely. The view was amazing and the staff was very friendly. We loved it and recommend it as you are away from the fray.

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you're visiting the Kennebunkport area this is a restaurant to avoid. We were there last weekend for a less than memorable dining experience. Maine lobster is inexpensive however at this restaurant a 2 lb. lobster is $ 56. So we passed and tried the lobster and mushroom soup. A bad choice on our part. It was awful.The Boulibasse was... More 

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a really good restaurant if you can overlook slow and not very personable service. We had the seared scallops, the swordfish and the salted brownie with ice cream. It was really delicious and the ambiance is very nice. We would return and cross our fingers to get better service without having to ask for it.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was one of the most disappointing meals of our two week Maine vacation. The bread was so salty it was inedible. Granted the waitress replaced it when we pointed this out. Prefering plain, straightforward food we both ordered roast chicken, with roast potatoes and grilled asparagus. We waited 50 minutes for 2 "roast" legs and thighs of chicken (what... More 

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Additional Information about Stripers Waterside Restaurant

Address: 133 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Phone Number: 207-967-3118
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Grill

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