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The White Barn Inn Restaurant

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37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043 (Route 9)
+1 207-967-2321
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boulder, Colorado
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Six adults and three kids for dinner. Great experience for all. Kids were entertained. Everyone had great food and wine. We ate in the Bistro. Several still stuck to seafood. Some switched to steak and chicken. Kids had bread salmon and asparagus. Hit of the evening for the kids was the chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce. Service was attentive and... More 

Thank MikeDorsey
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked into this stuffy environment but we were pleasantly surprised. We needed to sit in the bistro section as we didn't have reservations for the main dining room. The menu was great, we loved x10, the tuna tartare appetizer. The martinis were perfect with blue cheese stuffed olives. Lobster was ok, nothing special and yes, overpriced. The risotto was good,... More 

Thank Laura F
san antonio, tx
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic! I'm a loyal guest of the chateau and relais properties, which are not cheap but you get back every single penny of what you pay For. This in particular, is among my favorite ones. They have the best attention to detail in all senses. The five course meal is phenomenal. I had the best lobster ever!... More 

Thank irish73sat
Fairfax, Virginia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my birthday both at the White Barn Inn Restaurant. Both my husband and I were very pleased with our dinner here. Although I ate lobster every day of my week in Maine (and sometimes at both lunch and dinner ), the lobster entree here (one of their signature dishes) was one of the best I've ever had. Service... More 

Thank VirginiaJolly
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were on a road trip driving back to NYC from Camden, Maine. As a birthday treat for my husband, I booked the highly recommended and well reviewed restaurant at the White Barn Inn for dinner. We were very impressed with the old school barn decor and there was a good vibe in the restaurant with a... More 

2 Thank SuperSLondon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 4-course dinner, the suggested wines, and the dessert. Our waiter was fantastic - very friendly, helpful, attentive. The atmosphere is romantic, and the pianist succeeded at background music (was not interrupting). The only challenge is the cost. We have been similarly impressed at half the almost $250/person we spent here.

Thank J B
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time here and we came on the recommendation of a colleague. This place nailed it. Impeccable service, great ambience and amazing food. Chris took great care of us. I won't bore you with our food selections, just want to say that we'll remember this experience for a long time.

Thank BirdiesTravels1
Bonita Springs, FL
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat at the main restaurant one or two times a year and always find the food and service to be excellent. It wouldn't get the five star rating if it wasn't excellent. It seems that the few negative reviews are probably from the Bistro. I have never eaten in the Bistro, so I really can't rate it. It would... More 

Thank Frank077
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231 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made reservations at White Barn during our Maine vacation and had a wonderful, romantic evening. Venue: The restaurant is housed in a huge white barn (hence the name) with small, stringing lights that exudes romance and fine dining. There is a pianist playing, and I would suggest getting there early for a drink at the piano.... More 

Thank Allie O
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm very fond of this restaurant. It has a special ambiance which I've rarely found elsewhere. The decor is a pleasant juxtaposition of oil paintings, pressed linens, fresh flowers and the interior of an old barn, albeit nicely restored. The food and service are excellent. Because of all these things dining here is a comprehensive experience. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
American, European, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043
    (Route 9)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2321
  • This restaurant is at White Barn Inn
Fine American cuisine served in a fabulously converted barn. The White Barn Inn Restaurant is a AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5 Star and Relais & Châteaux property.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?