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Pilot House Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lobster roll is delicious! Great view of the water and the boats. Great for families and hanging out with friends.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank N T
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Very small. Seems to be frequented by locals. Small bar. Good food and service. A bit on the pricey side for "off season" but look where you are.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wrinkldogs
Reviewed December 30, 2018

It as my first time eating here, not my first time here though but others in my party have eaten here before. The food was good but could use more flavor! We had delicious onion rings, salmon that was cooked nicely but no flavor, Haddock...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beachbum22353
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I never used to want to go here but we stopped by for dinner one night and it was really good. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the chatty bartender and other locals at the bar. One even sent us drinks as it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I had the seared scallops. They were very chewy and rubbery on the outside. The inside tasted better. Not the best☹️

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Madeleine D
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We happened on this restaurant, because the one we wanted to go to was closed, and we could not have been more delighted. The lobster rolls, $18 what a deal, were outstanding! Cocktails also very reasonable. The service was outstanding and our server was extremely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CalBearFan60
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A shop owner recommended this restaurant to us and we were delighted. I had lobster and hubby had the chicken basket, both of which were excellent. It was actually my birthday dinner.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank debras237
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We stopped here on our honeymoon looking for reasonably priced local Maine food. Glad we came here instead of touristy Federal Jack's. Staff was very helpful and seafood was fresh as to be expected! Nicely decorated place and next to the water.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 168alicej
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were in Kennebunkport a couple weeks ago and were having a conversation with a shop owner. We asked her where we could find the best lobster in town as we had already tried Mabel’s and were quite disappointed. She said the Pilot House hands...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Has Great Food and the staff is friendly. It is very loud but you can always find someone to talk to!

Date of visit: November 2018
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