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Tia's Topside

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American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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12 Western Ave, Lower Village, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7752
+1 207-967-8821
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second year we ate at Tia's. We returned because of our good experience a year ago. The cuisine was truly New England; well prepared with great service. We will return again next year!

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Thank TeePee43
Concord, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding food and sevice, Menu had everything we were looking for and more. The atmosphere could not of been better.

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Thank spabst2016
Canandaigua, New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, beautiful upper deck over looking the city of Kennebunkport and the water! Give it a try when you visit!

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Thank June O
Bayport, New York
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch on Labor Day weekend. First time there, but would go back. Nice variety on the menu, including sushi rolls. Corn chowder soup was excellent and I heard the lobster roll was very good also. Cocktails were prepared well but the beer choices were a little less than I would have liked. But the best reason to go... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had my dog with me and was happy to find that the outdoor area was dog friendly AND that we arrived in time for happy hour! We sat by the fire pit which has an awesome view and only stayed for a "Topside Pink Lemonade" which was pretty delicious and some coconut shrimp. The shrimp wasn't anything to write home... More 

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Orleans
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We typically hit Tia's Topside for after shopping beverages. This year they had some Happy Hour specials. They were hastily explained and confusing as they were a mishmash of items from their regular menu so we ended up with some regular price items and some specials however we did not know until we got our bill. This could easily be... More 

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Thank Cheryl W
Lori L, Owner at Tia's Topside, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl: I am wondering if you confused us with another restaurant. Our happy Hour specials are Oysters for $1.50, and 50% off all drinks except for wine. There have never been any other specials. best, Lori More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Daughter picked Tia's early in the morning when she saw the big claws. The food was really good and well priced for the adults. The only improvement I would give is having a fixed price for the kids menu. I personally thought 3.50 for a juice was abnormal. I am also use to seeing one price for drinks dinner... More 

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Thank Marie G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A restaurant where the friendliness of the service is fantastic and the food excellent. A cozy space in beautiful and lively town. This restaurant is worth a visit

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Thank Nuno F
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

While on vacation, we came here based on a recommendation. We enjoyed the food & ambiance so much, we came back a second time. Great menu for both adults & kids.

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Thank Richard R
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time to this restaurant. We all had a good meal. We wanted fried clams and they didn't have any. A little disappointed. I had the fish tacos and they where very good. The lobster roll was good not a lot of lobster but very good. There pink lemonade cocktail is excellent. Service was outstanding...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Western Ave, Lower Village, Kennebunkport, ME 04043-7752
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-8821
Description
THE place to go when you are thinking of dining at a waterfront restaurant in Kennebunk, Maine. Our customers sing our praises better and more effectively that we could. Read our Tripadvisor reviews and decide for yourself. "We decided to try someplace new during our annual trip to the Kennebunks. We were impressed right away with the beautiful water views and the friendly staff. We stopped by the patio firepit overlooking the water for a cocktail before dinner, and saw a beautiful sunset. We then moved inside to the cozy dining room. We loved the menu, including some unusual items like the sushi and the lobster flatbread, which we had as appetizers. Both were excellent and quite a bargain. Main courses were also excellent. Everything was so good that we returned for brunch (blueberry buttermilk pancakes) the next day, which were also great."

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