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50 Local

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American, Contemporary
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50 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7021
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner for 10 with family & friends. Wow! Service was great! Blake was very attentive and described our food perfectly. My fish was still steaming it was s fresh! We had the crab cakes which were totally amazing & delicious! Fish stew, fish & chips, haddock, lobster risotto and the chicken were all delicious! Very creative drinks too! Make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful dining experience and recommended to us by the Captain Lord Mansion where we were staying for the evening. Our server Katina was outstanding in every aspect of service. The Crab Cakes w/ the spicy mayo and the Lobster Scampi over home made noodles and Special Haddock were off the charts and exceed our expectations. Interesting that all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fresh and delicious innovative cuisine!! Farm to table! Each dish was distinctive in flavor! The staff was great and the room was comfy and roomy! A very good chef is at the helm!! Can't wait to go back!

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended! Had a delicious dinner at 50 Local this week. Stylish decor, but even more important--outstandIng food and service. "Fresh" is the operative word here. Perfectly cooked delicate Haddock on lemon risotto was exceptional. Served with small fresh veggies, too. Unusual desserts and house-made bread, too. Our server Erin was friendly and efficient. Top-notch quality at fair prices. Hope... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to 50 local for years. I visited last night with some friends from out of town they were pleasantly surprised at the quality of food and cocktails that they received. I've always enjoyed dining here but they really hit it out of the park on this evening. From start to finish drinks appetizers and dessert all... More 

1 Thank Joel G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cheese plate and the haddock risotto along with the beignets were the hits of the night. My clams bucatini were not hot but the pasta was cooked well and had a nice bite.

Thank Tami O
Kennebunk, Maine
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most important aspect of any dining experience is a combination of service and quality of food. For me 50 Local was a great experience in that I wasn't rushed, was able to build a quick rapport with the server and received fresh and well prepared food. Interesting drink choices is always a good plus and even though all I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is one of the few restaurants in downtown Kennbunk. They have a great Tuesday night special and the food is excellent. Really enjoy the risotto. Wine and beer are both very pricey--good news is that you will drink less!

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I rarely post a bad review as I understand that restaurants and chefs have off days. In this case I will make an exception because the food was expensive and barely edible. Both the appetizer and entrees were so full of bitter garlic. If the chef tasted the food before it was served he would realize that he missed the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We ordered a cheese plate that cost $24. The 4 cheese portions were smaller in width than two fingers. Felt ripped-off. Ordered wine - the pour had to be less than 3 oz. On a positive note, our food was excellent and the waiter was attentive. Not sure we will ever go back given our experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7021
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: 207-985-0850
A new restaurant brought to you from local gal, Merrilee Paul and her husband David Ross that will feature the best of the area's resources. Relying on local farms, fisheries, and a commitment to the community, 50 Local is downtown Kennebunk's newest neighborhood establishment. 50 Local will feature an outstanding approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French Bistros with an American take, served in a comfortable, elegant, and friendly atmosphere.

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