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Ocean Cape Arundel Inn

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208 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6307
+1 207-967-4015
Thu - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Morristown, New Jersey
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My husband and I dined here for his Birthday dinner while up in Maine. You will not be disappointed with the food or the service. We arrived a half hour before our reservation so we could enjoy a cocktail sitting out on the porch which overlooks the ocean. The view is just breath taking! Once inside seated, we were given... More 

Thank Leeza16
Westmount, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ocean is a warm, cozy, old fashioned restaurant, overlooking the Atlantic ocean with exclleilent food and exceptional service. Laura waited on us. She was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and fun! We were given a celebratory glass of champagne. as we were celebrating a special anniversary. W started with lobster bisque, which was excellent. I then had the lobster thermidor and my... More 

Thank Bonnie L
Kennebunk, Maine
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Dining at Ocean is always a remarkable experience and one I often look forward to. I always ask for Laura to be our server and she never disappoints. She knows the menu inside and out and is always willing to offer a great recommendation. If you have not had the pleasure of an evening at Ocean, I suggest you do!

1 Thank cyndi s
Portland, Maine
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I am a resident of Kennebunk and the Cape Arundel Inn always gets my first recommendation when anyone is looking for a top notch dining experience. The ambiance is one of understated elegance. The food is to die for and the service is consistently excellent. And, of course the view is exceptional as the inn is located across from the... More 

Thank Peter0425
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Ocean is not only one of the most beautiful places to dine but most welcoming. My husband and I always feel very well taken care of by their warm and knowledgeable staff. I tend to be a bit of a picky eater but with a little guidance have had some of the best meals of my life at Ocean. On... More 

Thank SandyBMA
New York
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255 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant that just performed poorly on our recent visit. Service was very spotty with servers not sure if they were connected to our table or not. To start, we were greeted and then told the specials by two different servers. The food was spotty with a scallop appetizer served in an odd melange of sauces detracting from the... More 

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OceanManager, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your precious time to share your feedback with us. We appreciate your comments and regret that you feel that your meal and service was subpar to your standards. We will do our best to learn and take this constructive review to benefit all our guests. Ocean truly is a fabulous place to be and hopefully we... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic experience at this restaurant. We probably should have been dressed a tad bit nicer. The atmosphere was welcoming either way. They offered a nice selection of drinks along with unique tapas and meals. Hands down one of the best wait staff either one of us has had. From start to dessert a lovely... More 

Thank Mac2mam
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Anniversary Dinner with ocean view, great service, and tip notch dining. This was out 3rd anniversary dinner at the Ocean Cape Arundel Inn and will not be out last.

Thank Bostn2Moab
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Great Restuarant located on Ocean Ave. with a view of Walker's Point. You can sit on the porch and have a drink before or after your meal and enjoy the scenery. Great place with good food.

Thank Lmurphy67
Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Creative cuisine on the pricey side but worth the views alone ! Food outstanding, attentive service, comfortable seating, only negative comment would be the wine prices are too high. Thoroughly enjoyed my dinner both nights during my recent stay at the Inn and looking forward to going back.

Thank Dianne D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
French, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6307
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-4015
If you’ve ever dined on a luxury ocean liner, you know: Water all around piques your appetite, invites you to slow down and enthralls throughout a meal like no other show on earth. And if you haven’t, that experience awaits at the Cape Arundel Inn & Resort’s glass-walled, waterfront, fine dining restaurant: Ocean.

Memorable evenings at Ocean begin with cocktails, like our Maine maple syrup-sweetened Amber Sky, on the inn’s relaxing front porch or at the bar. Continue your culinary journey in the dining room, where every table has a view of the frothy blue sea. Chef Pierre Gignac’s creative menus change with the seasons, showcasing not only Maine-caught seafood in signature dishes like Lobster Thermidor, but the best of what is grown, raised and produced locally. His eye-pleasing creations take inspiration, too, from across the Atlantic. Expect the familiar flavors of southern France and the Mediterranean with intriguing new twists, plus an international selection of wines.

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