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Sat, 5/15
8:00 PM
Stripers features local seafood on the water with a sunset view of the river and ocean, private beach, and a waterside bar. Have a drink and an appetizer in one of our adirondack chairs on our lawn, or come inside for a great meal, with plenty of options for those who would prefer an alternative to seafood.
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Waterfront
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Reviewed March 20, 2021 via mobile

Beautiful evening despite Covid. Lovely location and amazing food & drinks. Walk on the rocky beach while you await your table. Stay at the breakwater inn and fall asleep to the ocean breeze. LOVE.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 27, 2020

We were staying at the Breakwater Inn and Spa and decided to have some appetizers and a drink at Stripers. The drinks and service were great, but what was even better was the sunset over the bay. We sat outside by the firepit and observed...a great southern Maine sunset.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in unexpectedly. We had walked by numerous times and never visited. The views of the Kennebunkport River are beautiful. Plenty of well spaced outdoor seating in Adirondack chairs. We had a couple of happy hour drinks and a mussel appetizer....All very good! The staff is very cordial. So glad we went.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 25, 2020

Excellent service. Food outstanding. Probably the best restaurant in the area. Excellent view of the sun setting.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2020

Pros- great views, really good drinks (Kandi the bartender was amazing) and the manager (Jamie) went above and beyond to rectify in response to our complaint about our server. Cons- Food was only okay. Service was terrible. Oysters were really good, soup special of the...day (corn chowder) was below average, progresso canned would've been just as good. Lemon Haddock was slightly overcooked and the barley risotto was chewy. Chris, our server, was generally inattentive. I had to inquire about the specials, they were proffered. It took a lomg time to get our first glass of water, and they were not refilled, even after the glasses were empty for 15+ min and requests for refills were made. He did not check in about how we were doing. Our plates were not cleared for approx 20min until we made a complaint and the manager cleared our table. I understand staffing limitations during this time, but the restaurant was not busy (maybe 12 tables of 2 people total throughout the whole restaurant). Although the manager and bartender were great, the food was average at best, and the waiter was terrible. I wouldn't go back for a meal, but would gladly go back for a drink at the bar with Kandi, or for a drink in the Adirondack chairs outside overlooking the beautiful view.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020 via mobile

Just right. More comfort food — steak and burger — than gourmet fare, but the staff was friendly and the service was efficient.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020

Excellent food, waitstaff and view. Because of COVID, they had limited capacity, so we actually had take out one night that we ate on the porch below the stars. It's not often that take out is as delicious as eat in - but Stripers hits...the nail on the head with both.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 25, 2020

Beautiful views of the boats on the river and a spectacular sunset! The service was lackluster. Chris, the waiter, was inattentive (never checked to see how the food was) and slow. We would have ordered dessert but he didn’t check back with us for a...very long time and by that time the moment had passed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 25, 2020

We enjoyed a relaxing evening sitting on the lawn overlooking the river. Our waitperson, Stacey, was friendly, efficient and took good care of us. We started our meals with haddock chowder and gazpacho topped with shrimp. Both were delicious. For our main meals we each...had pork snitzel served with red cabbage, German potato salad and apple compote. Oh my that a tasty meal; we took more than half home for dinner tonight. Odd choice of a meal, I know, but we were looking for a change from fish, although the salmon sounded good. Make a reservation and enjoy this gem of a restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020

We sat on a porch overlooking the water. Service was very attentive and food was very good. The Haddock Chowder was exceptional.

Date of visit: August 2020
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from NazbaJ1 | Property representative |
We certainly do. See below for our options but we are willing to work with you on options and preferences to suit your needs. Special Selections For Our Youngest Guests Dinners served with fresh vegetable and your choice... More
June 15, 2015|
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Response from Vaida L | Property representative |
Yes, you can certainly wear jeans at Stripers!
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  • Stripers Waterside Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5