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Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
+1 207-985-3351
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster pot pie” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 21 of us. Everyone's meal was cooked to perfection. The lobster pot pie as a starter was out of this world!

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Went for dinner... Lobster Pot pie was good but the lobster Lo'Maine was better, the pork belly in it was amazing! Great service throughout the night. Good Kids menu and the S'mores for dessert were amazing!

Thank trausch24
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stayed at the Kennybunk Inn for our 50th wedding anniversary. Didn't have reservations at the restaurant but they seated us anyway. I must say, the lobster pot pie was all they advertised! It was amazing. My husband had fish and chips that was equally delish!...More

Thank joyceftalbot
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I am completely addicted to the lobster lo mein. It is fabulous. Served cold but amazing. Service is always good

Thank Tasha D
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This was the best meal I have ever eaten! From the drinks right down to the dessert. I will be back as soon as possible! The lobster pot pie is so good! You will have to come back again and again!

Thank Summerfun49
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Lobster Pot Pie was soooooo good, I have not been able to stop thinking about it. Everything about this restaurant was perfect, starting with the greeting from the hostess when we walked in the door until we left. My husband said his meal of...More

Thank All4Vacation2
Reviewed 28 August 2017

After enjoying drinks and friendship at the bar, and smelling the dishes coming out of the kitchen, we decided to have dinner..........great idea!!! The Mediterranean stew as a starter had a delicious broth and was full of shrimp, scallop and lobster....it was wonderful! For entrees...More

Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Just went for dinner. Have to agree with everything the previous reviewer, Patricia E, said. Started with a bisque that wasn't bad. The lobster pot pie was a let down. Very similar to the bisque in consistency but not as hot as I would have...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Receptionist was pretty brusque and seemed in a great hurry to get us dealt with. We reserved for dinner and generally were disappointed. Service was lacking and the lobster pot pie which had been so well reviewed was not at all great. The pastry was...More

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Don't you hate it when chefs produce something worthwhile all to have it ruined by inattentive service? My wife and I visited Academe after meeting the chefs at last year's Epcot Wine and Food Festival. Our selections, the Crab Ravioli and the Lobster Pot pie,...More

Thank Michael D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
    (Grove St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-985-3351
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