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Kennebunkport for New Years

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Kennebunkport for New Years

My husband and I are headed to kennebunkport for new years weekend (Friday to Monday). We are staying at the captain Fairfield inn and have reservations at Grissini's for NYE dinner.

I'm looking for recommendations on what else to do while we are in town. Also, can we walk to most places restaurants from where we are staying?

thanks for your help!

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1. Re: Kennebunkport for New Years

Kennebunkport is a bit sleepy in winter, though it does pick up somewhat over the holidays. You can walk to a few restaurants from your inn, if you enjoy walking in freezing snow.


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2. Re: Kennebunkport for New Years

Walking distance from your hotel are One Dock restaurant at the Kennebunkport Inn, Hurricane, Alisson's and Bandaloop. All are great restaurants offering different menus and atmosphere so check them out online. One Dock has live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights and has fantastic food, Alisson's is more of a pub/sports bar with great pizzas and sandwiches, Hurricane is a great place for seafood and Bandaloop has a somewhat eclectic menu featuring mostly organic food. We don't have any snow yet and it's been pretty mild, but the cooler weather is coming so bring your mittens!

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Great choice for a nice New Year's celebration. You can walk to Grissini for New Year's...it's probably a 15 minute walk maybe a bit more. Bandaloop is our favorite restaurant - great local scene with a farm fresh organic menu. I'm not sure what they are doing around New Year's but they typically have live music on Friday night. Captain Fairfield Inn has a great affordable wine list and they do some great small plates so maybe order a cheese board and a bottle of wine for your arrival night.

It's a great location. Bring a good book and enjoy sitting by the fire. Happy New Years!

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4. Re: Kennebunkport for New Years

Thanks for all the great suggestions! We decided on the dinner and cabaret show at Grissini's for new years eve! We will definitely be checking out Alissons as the patriots will be playing!

Thanks again for all the helpful tips!

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5. Re: Kennebunkport for New Years

Alisson's is closed for renovations from 1/2 until 1/13.

No snow (to speak of) in Kport since Hallowe'en, but expected to be cold for a few days and then warming again over the weekend. Hope you got a chance to walk on the beach- it was glorious!

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