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“95 Ocean”

95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort
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Ranked #11 of 60 Restaurants in Kennebunkport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Open seasonally, Memorial Day through October Casually elegant dining. Enjoy creative local cuisine and nightly specials highlighting the freshest seafood and local ingredients from New England farms and herbs from the resort's organic gardens. Plus live entertainment weeknights in season. Just a short walk from Dock Square along Ocean Avenue. A TV Diner Platinum Plate award winner. Also serving pub fare, local Maine craft beers and cocktails in Heckman's Pub. Relax with a pre-dinner drink on the resort's front porch, or on the back lawn in an Adirondack chair overlooking the river.
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Excellent lobster and haddock fish dinner, the blueberry cheesecake was amazing also. We had a wonderful table by the window.

Thank Cherie Cross F
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Jean Ginn M, Owner at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Cheryl:
It is great to hear you had such a nice visit to 95 Ocean. The views are so pretty and people just love our fresh, tasty food.
Our blueberry cheesecake has won awards as the best blueberry dessert! So delicious!
Please come back and see us again soon!
All The Best,
Jean Ginn Marvin
Innkeeper

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant looked a lot nicer than when we actually ate there. The food was really good but it definitely had a more casual vibe than we were expecting. We got the lazy lobster which I would recommend (the kitchen cracks and pulls out the lobster for you, so you don’t make a mess) the clam chowder was delicious!

Thank JenniferD1291
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Jean Ginn M, Owner at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Jenn:
Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to 95 Ocean. The summer does bring a more casual vibe to our restaurant as there are many families staying with us. Our live piano music does give a nice relaxing feel as soon as you walk through the door.
Our clam chowder is a crowd favorite and what's not to love about lazy lobsters? Our yummy desserts finish off dinner with a flair!
Please come back and see us again soon!
Kind Regards,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

The food was pretty good. My arugula salad was overdressed so the arugula was a bit soggy. The halibut was really tasty but a tad overcooked, the risotto was yummy. The setting is pretty but it is really loud so hard to hear my companions speaking.

The service was not very good. Not sure if our waiter was new or just not on the ball. He never checked on us after the food was served and we had to flag him down 2x, once because he dropped off bread (not tasty) and we didn't have any bread plates. The second time was to order another glass of wine. Each time we had to flag him down we had to wait quite a while to even spot him.

We had reservations on a Saturday night at 7, but it wasn't very busy.

I don't think we'd go again as there are better choices in the area.

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Thank Colleen S
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Jean Ginn M, Owner at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hello Colleen:
I am so sorry your visit to 95 Ocean did not meet your expectations. We strive to make each and every dining experience amazing and when we fall short in any way we really feel terribly. It is so surprising to hear your food was not tasty and delicious as we have had rave reviews all summer. I am even more surprised you did not have great service! Our Dining Room Manager has spearheaded an intensive training course for all and the response from our guests has been across the board positive.
I really hope you will come back and give us another try. If you email me at jean@nonantumresort.com I will make sure your next visit is a meal to remember.
Again, my apologies your visit was not all it should have been.
Sincerely,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This restaurant was actually within our resort and was one of the best places to eat in the area. What a pleasure to be able to walk to an amazing restaurant right from your room. Many others visit the restaurant who are not staying there.

1  Thank Rudy D
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Jean Ginn M, Owner at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hello Rudy:
We have been hearing this all over town - one of the very best spots to eat is 95 Ocean at The Nonantum. So often a dining room in a resort is an after thought but that absolutely is not the case at The Nonantum! Chef Steve Sicinski and his team do an incredible job of making sure the food is locally sourced and fresh. You just cannot beat the taste of fresh!
We also have an amazing Pastry Chef Amanda Buen who recently won the very best blueberry dessert in town contest! Delish!
Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
Kind Regards,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

So the food might be good, really not sure. But they pour a draft beer quite well. Enjoyed every sip and would certainly sit at the corner of the bar for another one if I am ever back in town.

Thank Andrew R
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Jean Ginn M, Owner at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hi Andrew: I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our bar! It really is a neat spot to relax and enjoy your vacation time.
Hopefully next time you are here you will be able to enjoy some of our delicious food as well! Thanks for writing!
All The Best,
Jean Ginn Marvin
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