Kennebunkport Restaurants

Celebrating National Pizza Month in Kennebunkport

Even though the leaves are just beginning to turn, it is already almost October, and that means National Pizza Month! And while you may associate the month of October with pumpkins, candy corn, and fun-size candy bars, pizza is the food of the month (although our waistlines might prefer if it were National Broccoli Month instead). Fortunately, Kennebunkport has lots to offer in the way of pizza! When visiting the Maine Coast, lobster and blueberry pie usually comes to mind, but more visitors than… Read More

5 Best Places to Eat Lobster in Southern Maine

I don’t think there’s a single restaurant in Southern Maine that doesn’t serve lobster in some form, but there are a few restaurants that make my list of 5 Best Places to Eat Lobster. Now, I am a little bit partial to Kennebunkport, but there are some truly notable locations to enjoy lobster dinners, but certainly not all of my top 5 are located in town! In an effort to be totally honest, though, this is Maine after all. Lobster is going to be… Read More

Ports Of Italy Restaurant Comes to Kennebunkport

The Kennebunkport/Kennebunk border saw a monumental change to the landscape during the first months of 2015, culminating in the arrival of Ports of Italy Restaurant. The long-standing Bartley’s Restaurant closed its doors and was demolished – and in its wake a large clapboard building rose up just before the bridge to Kennebunkport Maine. It looked out of place during initial construction, but once complete, Ports of Italy fits the bill as a Maine cottage style building, and its large front windows allow… Read More

Enjoying A Classic Lobster Dinner in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is one of those coastal Maine spots where you can find delicious lobster almost anywhere, but there are very few spots I believe serve the perfect classic lobster dinner. Honestly, though, this is Maine. The lobster is going to be good and fresh just about anywhere. Now, I am a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mother), so I will be the first to admit that there is an immense difference between a decent lobster and a knock your socks off, crave-inducing, must drive hundreds… Read More

Cozy Kennebunkport Restaurants for the Fall

Unlike many other Maine vacation destinations, Kennebunkport truly is a year round community, and even as the peak of fall foliage passes us by, there are lots of great Kennebunkport restaurants that are ideal for a fall getaway and cozying up with that special someone.  Sure, there are a few restaurants that don’t have enough insulation to stay open as the mercury drops, there are very few that close up shop anytime before Christmas.  Of course, during the cooler weather restaurant hours may be a… Read More

Happy October From the Maine Coast!

It’s hard to believe, but October is actually here!  So here’s to a happy October from all of us on the Maine Coast!  But I can’t very well write a post entirely about it being October 1, which also means that it is the start of National Pizza Month.  And while you might associate candy corn and fun size candy bars with this month, it’s also the perfect opportunity to indulge in slices a little more frequently than you might otherwise. Fortunately, Kennebunkport has… Read More

Kennebunkport Ice Cream is Tops in the Nation

Sometimes I worry about sounding like a broken record, because there is so much I love about Kennebunkport, and one of those things is the incredible ice cream at Dock Square’s Rococo.  And recently the travel news confirmed what we at the Maine Stay Inn already know – that Rococo has some of the best ice cream in the entire country! Not just in Maine, or even New England, but Kennebunkport’s Rococo sits firmly in the list of the top ten best… Read More

Where Can You Find the Best Lobster Restaurant in Kennebunkport?

I can’t think of a single restaurant in Kennebunkport where you can’t get some kind of lobster, but that doesn’t mean that they all have the very best lobster in town.  Now let’s be honest – this is Maine, after all, so chances are pretty darn good the lobster will be fresh and tasty just about anywhere.  But as a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mother), I will tell you that there is huge difference between a decent lobster and one that knocks your socks… Read More

Where Can You Have a Sunset Dinner in Kennebunkport?

After a truly gorgeous day like today, many people wanted to know where they can have dinner and watch the sunset in Kennebunkport.  The truth is, that with ocean all around Kennebunkport, the skies are stunning everywhere.  Looking down Maine Street from the Maine Stay Inn, you can see picture perfect sunsets. But that’s not exactly what most folks had in mind for this evening, especially as we had lots of anniversaries being celebrated this weekend.  So here are some restaurants with stellar water… Read More

Maine Restaurant Week 2014

Maine Restaurant Week is one of my favorite times of year in Kennebunkport, and it is finally back again!  Not only is it a wonderful way to test out new restaurants or enjoy different options at some old favorites, but it’s also an excuse to order more than you normally would and enjoy leftovers for lunch!  And again this year, quite a few restaurants in Kennebunkport and the surrounding area are participating in 2014.  But unlike other restaurant weeks throughout the country, the entire state… Read More

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