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Ken's Family Restaurant

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411 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976
12074743120
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Durham, Maine
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While driving through Skowhegan, we decided to stop and eat lunch. Looked on Trip Advisor and the recommended place was Ken's Family Restaurant. We were not disappointed. The food (fried chicken) was very good. The place is busy and we understand why.

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Thank frcdtag44
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

👍. Thank you ! More 

Richmond, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Kens again tonight. We always go there when we are in the Skowhegan area. The oyster stew is really good. I also had the fried whole clams and they were great as well. The prices are good and the service is friendly. It is a popular spot so get there early or be prepared to wait. I don't... More 

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Thank cshedd1
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there ! So glad you enjoyed your visit! We do not take reservations but we do our best to get folks in quickly. Have a good day! More 

Harpswell, Maine
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236 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, well-priced breakfast. Either the buffet of a wide variety of old time favorites cooked to order. Appears to be very popular with locals, which I take as a good sign. It's right on Rt. 201, so it's easy to find. Service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Peter B
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and for stopping in !!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every meal was delicious. Mixed Fried seafood platter, burgers (grilled cheese, barbecue, and mushroom and swiss), and a chef salad. Yum!

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Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you ! So happy when our guests are happy :) More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only place to get anything you want. More than enough to eat The friendliest people to serve you . You might get a hug from the hostess or waitress, or maybe your coffee will be waiting for you at your table. Nothing like it!!!!!!

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Thank Christine B
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Oh thank you ! We do love to see everyone and try our best to make you feel welcome . More 

Skowhegan, Maine
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ken's is a great place to take the family out to eat. If you are in a hurry, the service is quick and the food arrives almost immediately! Ken's batter for the seafood is one of the best around, and my new favorite is the scallop stir fry which is loaded with seasonal fresh vegetables done al-dente and plenty of... More 

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Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this great review ! We appreciate it ! Hope we see you again soon More 

Skowhegan, Maine
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food is good, prices are good., restaurant has a nice interior. Parking not bad, The con is it is often busy.

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Thank femvoc
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you ! We are definitely often busy ! Sometimes the parking lot is jammed because of large parties . We try really hard to get everyone in quickly - who likes to wait when their hungry ?! :) More 

Canaan, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we can we go to Ken's for a great breakfast! Best part is made to order omelettes, love them! Great staff and always clean.

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Thank skowkoa
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to breakfast ! So glad you enjoyed it ! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Ken's has a wide variety of food and their prices are very reasonable. I have eaten lunch and dinner there. They always have several specials. They have seafood of all types, including lobster. Their chicken is always very tender and their beef filet dinner, which is 3 filets, is very tender and delicious as well.

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Thank butlersal59
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! The beef filet dinner is my personal favorite . I appreciate you taking the time to review ! More 

Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Joyce from Whispering Pines Motel suggested I check this place out for a quick dinner. She was on the money - it was wonderful space and the food I had was really good - ½ rack of ribs with a baked potato and 2 glasses of lemonade along with a NY-style cheesecake with WAY, WAY too much strawberries on it.... More 

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Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this review

:) Chance is off to college soon ! He will be missed by us all. It's always nice to hear great things about our staff . Thank you for reviewing your visit . I'm glad you enjoyed it ! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
  • Phone Number: 12074743120

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