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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
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed another very special evening at the White Barn Inn. On this occasion we had a party of 8. We started the evening at the bar where the piano was playing and we could look out the large windows to see the landscape covered in a blanket of snow. It was lovely. The dining experience was equally lovely. We... More 

Thank Mary F
Weston, Massachusetts
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259 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We have dined here many times, but I never wrote a review. At our last stay over Christmas, we had two meals plus two breakfasts. The menu is prix fixe. It consists of an appetizer, intermezzo, main course and dessert. In addition there is a chef's tasting at the start, and before the entrée is served they bring a refreshing... More 

Thank NoSpin
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We had Christmas dinner here this year and the food and service were both amazing. However, the prices are stupidly expensive and not reflective of reality... I would recommend eating here, but be prepared to be overcharged. Dinner for two was $440 Canadian!!! We ate off the menu and had a bottle of wine.

1 Thank Mnr147
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Based on last year's very positive experience, we had no qualms this year for our annual post-Prelude visit. It started off fine with a very welcoming bar-tender and head waiter and the always magical setting with the finest holiday feeling you could get. The service, as always, was impeccable. And there the positive comments end. The food selection was vast,... More 

1 Thank Jumbo F
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228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We returned to the White Barn after twenty years. This is an expensive fine-dining restaurant and we found the food better than we recall on our last visit. All dishes we ordered were prepared to a high standard with a touch of modernity in the presentation. Particularly impressive were the venison entree and the soufflé with creme anglaise (order in... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We travelled from Providence, Rhode Island (150 miles) for Thanksgiving dinner, The menu was prix fixe with many choices, Everything about the experience made it worth the trip.

1 Thank Paul K
South Dennis , MA
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant fourteen years ago and had one of the most memorable experiences of our lives. We returned to celebrate a milestone birthday and were looking so forward to the dinner. We were very disappointed and felt all areas of the restaurant had declined. The service was fair and we were left waiting a long time between courses.... More 

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our waiter and staff. Very educated and poised service. Unfortunately the meal was not fantastic. We went with many reviews of this incredible experience and received mediocre at best. For the most expensive meal I have ever paid for. It was not the best. The pianist was lovely. We even got to dance twice. The following day we... More 

1 Thank Chriskez
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful night at the White Barn. It was a tasting of new Fall menu items. Every bite was delicious. The fried short ribs were crunchy on the outside and silky on the inside, the contrast in texture and flavor was lovely. The tuna tartar with guacamole was wonderful and the sliders with fried pickles over the moon!!!... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Went here on a week day night a few weeks ago with my partner. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting and very secluded/romantic. We didn't stay at the hotel but would have if we knew it was this nice. The greeting staff was friendly and polite, even the kids in charge of the valet. The food was what you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$125 - $165
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?