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Federal Jacks Restaurant and Brewpub

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8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
+1 207-967-4322
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11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Boston, Ma
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Federal Jacks is a consistently good stop for lunch. Local brews are excellent and the liquor pour is a bargain. Salads and seafood are always fresh and the service is excellent.

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Thank SweeneyBoston_Ma
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was yummy and it was close to our hotel. We came during the winter, so the brewery was not opened. Nice waterviews and looks like it will be a great place to go in the summertime.

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Thank Christine P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something for all everyone here from excellent hearty food, with a wide selection of beer some of which is brewed on site.

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Thank cmcg028
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met a friend here for a mid winter lunch. The crowd was very lite, but the atmosphere and view were still top notch. We had fish & chips, a burger and a BLT style sandwich. Everything was cooked as requested and tasted very good. Nothing exceptional, but still a great place for good food and all that comes with... More 

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Southern New Hampshire
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had supper here on a night in January 2017. I ordered the french onion soup and my husband ordered the lobster bisque. My soup was just okay nothing special and my husbands bisque was brought out barely lukewarm and he had to have it reheated. It was tasty, but very little lobster pieces in it. I had wanted a... More 

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Thank Caseybum
Kennebunk, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Great place to grab some excellent food. Many choices both for food and beer. Great to look out on the harbor and enjoy the Maine experience.

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Addison, Michigan
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a wedding close by and stopped at the federal jacks to have a quick drink and we stopped and had a great time. Played some pool in the pool haul and had a couple drinks

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Our favorite place to eat and drink in Kennebunkport. I love their beer selection. Yesterday I had my favorite, the black bean chili with a Blue Fin Stout. We also had a steak and artichoke skewer on a bed of steamed broccolli and mashed potato. After we ate we wandered through the gift shop. Love this place oh and by... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located right near the water in Kennebunk near downtown Kennebunkport. There's a huge menu of food, and the drinks are all from the brewing company underneath the restaurant. Try the clam chowder when you go! A big favorite.

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Scarborough, Maine
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

After an afternoon of shopping we were excited to go somewhere to have some food and drinks. We ordered the clam chowder and it really should be called potato soup as there was little to no clams in our bowls. Also ordered the calamari and again not much in the calamari and lots of fried batter. So disappointed as we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-4322

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