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The Wayfarer

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2 Pier Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6913
+1 207-967-8961
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the amazing dinner experience a few months back, we decided to stop in for breakfast. As soon as we sat, the first thing we noticed were the crazy prices. WOW! $10 for blueberry pancakes? I think our breakfast, for two, was around $40 at the end. Unfortunately, I didn't think the breakfast was worth this high price tag. My... More 

Thank gladecathy
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with my significant other for dinner and it was spectacular, so we decided to give breakfast a try. WHAT A MISTAKE. If you like rotten tasting homefries and under-cooked over-easy eggs then maybe this is your place. I didnt eat the potatoes and even made a complaint and they still charged me for them. The Belgian Waffle... More 

Thank culinarymaster1989
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner and it was amazing! I had the fried lobster which was extremely tasty. You must order the fried lobster. My boyfriend had the ribeye which was also delicious. But I would say come early because they do run out of popular dishes. We had a seven pm dinner reservation and they had already run out of... More 

Thank Mon C
Pearland, Texas
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Staff was friendly. The Food was fresh and the correct amount. The atmosphere of the place was relaxing.

1 Thank Sleeper2012
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I decided we wanted to go out for breakfast on Saturday morning, and boy did we pick the right spot! The staff was super friendly and the food was fantastic! I ended up ordering the Huevos Rancheros with a side of hash and it was amazing. The Wayfarer is defiantly a must stop if you are in... More 

1 Thank Harley A
Gujan-Mestras, France
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

It is always fun to go to familiar places that do not change too much and keep providing good food in a friendly environment. On this occasion, I was in the mood for lobster which is now grilled and different and delicious. Served with a healthy serving of mashed potatoes and broccoli. What is lovely as well is that you... More 

Thank Gamine1949
houston, tx
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We’ve eaten here, a favorite hangout for locals, for years. The service has always been good and that continues to date. Friendly and attentive, but the place has changed owners at least once since Brandy ran it in about 2000 or so, and there have been some changes in chefs as well. Unfortunately, these upheavals have taken their toll on... More 

Thank cobra427sc
Worthington, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a party of five and called ahead for reservations - we were accommodated on arrival - friendly and efficient staff. Appetizers were fresh and unique (calamari earns triple bonus point in my book), rolls out-of-the-oven-hot and excellent, and my main course of smoked bacon wrapped haddock was top notch. The other meals, fish and chips, baked haddock and... More 

Thank petromack
Indianapolis, IN
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197 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We went out our way for breakfast here but were disappointed. We got right in and sat at stools at the counter. Slow service, and breakfast was lukewarm when it finally came out. I'd give this place another chance based on the TA positive TA reviews.

Thank Bryan S
Pomfret, Connecticut
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Cozy and friendly place where comfort food seems to be the focus. We had a party of six, so I was glad we made reservations. The food took a while, so you may have to factor that in if you're going somewhere afterward. We weren't so, with the byob, we just sat back and had a great time.

Thank Joe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pier Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6913
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-8961

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