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Pilot House Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-9961
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (26 reviews)
“lobster” (64 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
€€ - €€€
4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pilot House remains one of the most important establishments in the Kennebunks. A meeting place for locals and tourists alike, I for one hopes that the Pilot House remains for decades to come.

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a day trip to the area, we stopped here for lunch, and it was the highlight of our trip. I had the mini lobster roll and cup of chowder lunch. My mother had fried clam basket and we sampled each others meals. The clam...More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 1 week ago

just an ok experience. lots of locals enjoying the bar, so if that is your thing, this is the place for you. very noisy inside. very. we could not hear our own conversations. food was just a step above typical bar food. again, if that...More

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time celebrating my birthday at the Pilot House. Cody was friendly and quick to refresh our Geary’s draft beer! Highly recommend lobster scampi and grilled swordfish . Warm blueberry pie ala mode was the perfect finish.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a lively Friday evening with locals and tourists alike. We chose the lobster supper which was really delicious. Not fine dining but casual which was fine by us

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is hard to find. It is in Kennebunk, just before the bridge over the Kennebunk River to Kennebunkport, behind the Clam Shack. Easy to miss. This place is your basic dockside hangout for chowder and lobster rolls, with burgers and other luncheon items,...More

Thank RobFisher2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Billed as a local's hangout, the restaurant is nothing fancy, but the food is delicious.We had the mini-lobster roll and cup of chowder. Both were excellent!

Thank GSEdwards45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended! The lobster is fresh and reasonably priced ! The chowder is delicious and the service is prompt and friendly. What's there not to like?!

Thank Loong W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch, on our drive up the coast to start our tour of New England. The place had great atmosphere, there was a locals charity event on, and it was really busy. The service was excellent, the menu was extensive and varied ,...More

Thank jgc1963400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. Good drinks, lots of people. Nice staff, good pricing. So, what do you want more. It’s not that cozy place, it’s a harbor bar with wooden chairs, paper napkins, staff in Jeans, pretty cool and a place to visit again.

Thank Thomas G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-9961
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