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Ken's Family Restaurant

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411 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976
12074743120
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7:00 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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Oakland, Maine, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large variety of food choices. Some excellent homemade specials. Family friendly atmosphere, clean environment and generally, very good service. Budget friendly to the wallet but portions are generally exceptional! Love their turkey croquettes and their "Dirt" pudding!!..Headed there now!! Honest!

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

Thank you for stopping in ! We appreciate this great review:) More 

Cocoa, Florida
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing & you get a lot for your money! Lobster Roll was great but the clams not so much. If you get a burger, you can split it was someone, it is huge

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

thank you ! We try to stay as value friendly as we can . So glad you stopped by ! More 

United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here while exploring Maine. I had the lobster roll and my husband had the stir fry. The lobster roll was good, but my hubby said the stir fry was not great. Ordering Asian at an American restaurant is not advised! The stir fry had squash and tomatoes...but the lobster roll was fine. :)

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

:) we do have have zucchini and summer squash in the stir fry :) Not what you expected ... Sorry about that but I'm sure glad you had a lobster roll -a necessity when visiting Maine ! Safe travels . More 

Durham, Maine
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 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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Thank snowgo54
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 July 30, 2016

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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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups
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?