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On The Marsh

Certificate of Excellence
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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356 (Route 9)
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Clark, New Jersey
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wish there were 5 more stars available just so I could give On the Marsh a 10 point rating. From start to finish this was far and away the best meal of our stay in the area. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great meal, in a unique setting with impeccable service. We we're sure... More 

1 Thank ashamme
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the Marsh is a wonderful restaurant, and we will be back. The food was excellent, as was the service. Its location on the edge of a marsh, along with its well kept gardens, made for some nice photos.

Thank scotts1123
Poughkeepsie, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit to Kennebunk and On the Marsh and it was everything my wife and I remembered. Great food, great customer service and great atmosphere.

Thank Mike M
Jupiter, Florida
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at On The Marsh before and have had mixed results. We visited recently because we had a gift certificate. We were a party of three. The staff was professional and welcoming. For starters we ordered a salad and two in our party shared the Cheese and Charcuterie plate. The starters were very good. Everyone enjoyed their main... More 

Thank janicemarieflygirl
Ringwood, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been long time visitors of kennenbunkport, we were excited to finally dine at "on the marsh". Sadly our excitement was the high point of the evening. Where to begin, the lack of greeting upon entrance? Our clueless server? Uncaring sous? All were to blame for our thoroughly dissapointing experience. Cocktails were long in arrival and then, were sadly mixed.... More 

1 Thank Irene D
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal! From the service to the atmosphere and food. This is one of my favorite restaurants, I can't say enough. Delicious food, beautiful presentation and the most attentive and courteous staff. Thank you for making out special night out so memorable, we will definitely be back.

Thank Amy S
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The service was attentive. The food excellent. The mussels were perfection. The cod was in an amazing sauce/broth. Was sorry I could not lick the dish. We did not have desert, we were to full. The only disappointment was the Mediterranean platter. Thought it could have been a larger selection.

Thank Max1346
Endicott, NY
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This definitely is a fine dining restaurant. Presentation of food was excellent, quality quite good, but portions small. Service was superb.

Thank Iluvinns
Kennebunkport, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

16 years as on the Marsh Bistro. Just attended the celebration with passed Hors d'oeuvres. As expected everything was top-notch. Happy Birthday

Thank Kevin R
Sterling, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Beautiful restaurant, grounds.... This venue was perfect for a wedding..everything was fantastic. Haven't been back since, but I always want to!

Thank info4you123_13

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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
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
    (Route 9)
  • Public Transportation: On the Marsh Bistro is a destination restaurant and can offer recommended taxi service in the local area serving the Hotels and Inns.
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: 207-967-2299

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?