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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pot pie” (14 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We recently went went to the Kennebunk Inn for their famous lobster pie. The restaurant is fantastic, totally upscale. The service was excellent but the lobster pie was disappointing. Lots of large chunks of potato, a few vegetables, some lobster meat in a small bowl...More

2  Thank David C
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Convenient location, casual atmosphere, FABULOUS food! The chefs are trendy and on point with their cuisine. Everything was fresh and served hot. 5 star plus in our book!

Thank quisher1
Reviewed 21 August 2015

For a special occasion there is no better place. This is a fine dinning experience. This is a place to sit, enjoy and appreciate the food.

Thank JElaine03
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I was told by the nice ladies at the visitors center that this place was very good. I walked in for a late lunch only 1 or 2 tables had clients. I asked to sit on the patio. The hostess was snippy, sat me on...More

2  Thank Reg-Mur
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We arived not really knowing what to expect. We had made the reservation based on reviews I had read. The setting is simple and quaint and does not give a clue as to the fabulous dishes offered. There were 4 of us, 2 had filets...More

Thank LBConaway
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Food was delicious. Very creative without being pretentious. Prices were reasonable for the superb quality. Only complaint which we observed - a fellow diner ordered a mohito which was served without any mint. It was just simple syrup. She sent it back and ordered what...More

Thank Fannonbuster
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The Inn itself is centuries old. The dining room is quite pleasant and on the Main Street, thus easy to find. We went for an early dinner, and were very nicely taken care of by Meg, an unpretentious but very seasoned server. Drinks were reasonable....More

Thank BessieLil
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Went for the first time for a quiet birthday dinner. Food was very good and creative approach. Our server, Charlie , was excellent! We did not have the signature dish, lobster pie, but we will definitely go back to try that and more!! Quiet atmosphere...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We have enjoyed Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for ten years having hosted the Rehearsal Dinner for our son's wedding there. Brian and Shanna are not only accomplished chefs but also wonderful, down to earth people. On top of that their meals are excellent, well...More

Thank Tricia P
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Lunch on a Tuesday in the summer was a quiet time to enjoy this very lovely looking restaurant. With AC at full blast, it was cool inside - a nice contrast to the outside temp. We were just 3, and it was just lunch -...More

1  Thank thesouplady-two
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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