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On The Marsh

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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356 (Route 9)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The venue is beautiful and well-decorated and we were lucky enough to have a table overlooking the garden, which really added to a romantic meal. There is a live pianist which we could hear although we couldn't see them, and they sounded great! The food was good. I ordered the Haddock & Corn Chowder which was really nice, but my... More 

Thank jgerry2
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The experience was nice. The land is beautiful. We ate upstairs for a business function. The food selection was unusual. We ate fish in corn chowder. It was ok. We are glad that we went but do not have the desire to go back.

Thank Mainer0
Lexington, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was like visiting an English country cottage-flower motifs, overstuffed chairs, bird houses-with a very calming and comfortable feel to it. There r tables that overlook the marsh which is also decorated beautifully and invitingly-lights and reeds...just stunning! Dinner was absolutely delicious-I had halibut and corn chowder that was out of this world! No fishy taste at all-I should... More 

Thank Isgirl_in_MA
Northern NJ
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated to a perfect dinner by the waitstaff, chef and all that work there. The view from our table of the garden was sensational. Our Waitress, Olivia has returned for her 6th year as a seasonal worker. She was a pleasure. The menu had many unique and varied items. The presentations were perfect. The wine list excellent. We... More 

Thank MiggieNorthernNJ
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in the area my entire life and have driven by On The Marsh countless times but sadly never made it in. I have always heard wonderful things about the restaurant and am thrilled I finally got to go. If you are in the area you have to go too! I have worked in fine dinning for over... More 

Thank torrij2000
Hartford, Connecticut
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482 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good dinner served by friendly staff. This restaurant is definitely with a visit when in the Kennebunks. We had really fresh salads and fish. Nice choice of fair price wines.

Thank joel r
Windham, New Hampshire
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a can't miss for a special occasion. Romantic atmosphere with yesteryear type of furniture and excellent cuisine with exceptional service. A little on the pricey side but you will not be disappointed.

Thank Meshow41
Yarmouth, Maine
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Maine but had never been to this restaurant, even though we have spent much time in the area. Our evening here was one of the most memorable....the wait staff was fun, attentive.....the food, extraordinary. It was pricey, for sure, but truly worth the experience. The grounds and building are just lovely. The plus side of this location... More 

Thank DoroAnn
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've never been to On the Marsh --until this trip. We had a great night out with friends who'd introduced us to the place. We had the price fixed menu and loved it. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Jeff S
West Hartford
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great service very good food beautiful inside the restaurant. Restaurant where decorated beautiful was nice stuff outstanding meal while go back.

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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
$24 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 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: 12079672299

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