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Arundel Wharf Restaurant

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43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6146
+1 207-967-3444
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The atmosphere is very cozy and you can sit outside when warm enough. Our server was fantastic and went out of her way to make recommendations and suggestions. Our food was really good. We had a nice table by the water but they are all good.

Thank spugh44
Garden City, Michigan
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was me and my wife's first time here (we're from Michigan) with some super friends from N.H. that brought us here. Great atmosphere inside, however we came for dinner and the beautiful view of the water cannot be seen in the dark. Let's get on to better things and that's the menu and food served. We had a wonderful... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Although we were happy to find a place to seat us on Columbus Day weekend, I cannot say that the experience was anything more than mediocre. When in New England, I love friend clams -and these were perhaps the worst I had ever had: small, chewy and dry. The service was perfunctory. The atmosphere was fine, and perhaps we were... More 

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Kennebunks, Maine
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a lovely lunch experience of local seafood and cocktails on the beautiful Kennebunk river watching the river flow.

Thank 70773
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although the restaurant was not very busy on a Friday night, we were seated at a table under an uncomfortable air blast and asked to move, as did everyone seated there after us. Although the view of the harbor was lovely, the food was a big disappointment. The Caesar salad looked and tasted like it had been prepared days earlier.... More 

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North Caldwell, New Jersey
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I ate here twice on vacation. First time was for lunch. They have seating out on deck, outside in a more covered area, and inside. We sat outside, but not directly in the sun. Beautiful view of the river. nice atmosphere. I had fried haddock sandwich, wife had fish cakes, both of which were very good. We... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Saturday night in Kennebunkport looking for a place to eat without waiting 45 minutes? That's what we were doing when we stumbled upon this restaurant. We were shown to a table immediately. Menus appeared and the drinks we ordered arrived swiftly. The waitress was knowledgeable about the specials and the items on the menu. The meals arrived promptly. Hot food... More 

Thank Scar52
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This place has amazing stuffed haddock and clam chowder. Too bad it is always cold. I say that after 3 visits. Last night, I asked to please make sure it was hot. Well, not only not hot, but fish had spots of not being cooked through. It was not very busy and there was no excuse for this. We were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A friend who grew up in NE said we had to go there and he was right. Comfortable old wood, classic good fresh seafood, and good service.

Thank miker11647
Manalapan, New Jersey
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153 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ate lunch after a sail on the Schooner Eleanor. Nice bar with decent selections. The food is overpriced and average at best. You can get better all over the area. I suggest you skip it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6146
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-3444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?