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On The Marsh

46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
+1 207-967-2299
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for a Birthday celebration. The food was to die for! Seafood Roma was cooked to perfection and the Sword fish had a wonderful Smokey flavor but was still moist and super flavorful! Would recommend this place without hesitation. Reservations are recommended.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant with great food and service. A definite place to dine while you’re visiting the southern maine area in the Kennebunks.

Thank helenhydi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place! My husband and I both agreed it was the best lunch we had during our stay in Kennebunkport. The food was delicious, priced well, the staff was courteous and attentive, and the place itself is full of character....More

Thank My2centzworth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always passed by On the Marsh and had thought of It only as a wedding venue. Totally surprised that It was a gorgeous dining experience! The interior and exterior are beautifully designed and I loved exploring all the spaces. We were lucky that we...More

Thank Malex16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect, quaint, charming and beautiful place with WONDERFUL food. Recommended by friends , we enjoyed our time on the marsh and hope to go back again next summer when we visit.

Thank A G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I get it. Amex has a higher transaction fee for the business than Visa and Mastercard and many businesses protest by not accepting it. I'm OK with that when it is part of a restaurant's effort to economize for the purpose of keeping prices low....More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared our 13th anniversary dinner here and enjoyed our evening immensely! Our waitress brought complimentary prosecco for us to share and congratulated us several times. Our meals were scrumptious and we so enjoyed seeing the marsh fill with water while we dined. A special...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great dining in a low-key, quiet, comfortable and casual setting of well-landscaped gardens. An excellent place for a special occasions for couples or friends. Food was excellent, if pricey. My risotto ($24) was delicious, my glass of pinot grigio ($11) cool and crisp. Others also...More

Thank CA2ME
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Lovely location. Good food. Waitstaff very accommodating. Definitely would go again. Presentation was wonderful . Parking was on sight.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my Father to lunch here in June and we haven’t stopped talking about it. We sat by a window overlooking the gardens and marsh. We had lots of questions and our server had lots of patient and thoughtful answers. Believe it or not...More

Thank sfamo
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Kathryn H
March 2, 2018|
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Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
Business casual--it is a very nice restaurant.
July 1, 2017|
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Response from H6282TNinfo | Property representative |
Hello, There are a couple of local cab services here in Kennebunk. I have found the most professional and reliable to be HydiDrive @ 207.251.6611. Thanks On The Marsh
June 15, 2017|
Response from Alexandra H |
Hello There! We would be happy to assist you with a carrot cake! Can you please call us at 207.967.2299 so we can make the arrangements? Looking forward to having you here. Alexandra Hennedy Events Coordinator
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 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: +1 207-967-2299
  • E-mail
On the Marsh Bistro resides in a converted barn and farmhouse circa 1800 on 3 acres of plantings alongside a tidal salt marsh. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, James Beard Presenter 2011, NECN Platinum Plate, Voted Most Romantic and one of the top ten restaurants in Maine. Great for European style Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners and Corporate Meetings. Try The Owner's Table or Our most Romantic Table #16, tucked away in a quiet corner. You will be dining in a captivating interior with Antiques, Collectibles and Art, all available for purchase. "It is around the table that friends and family best understand the warmth of being together..." Denise Rubin, Proprietress
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