Kennebunkport Restaurants

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

Top 10 Things To Do in Maine This Summer

Crafting a list of the top 10 things to do in Maine this summer is a real challenge, because there are so many amazing activities to enjoy in the largest state in New England! Whether you are a beach go-er, a fan of retail therapy, or an outdoor enthusiast, there are countless activities to keep you busy all summer long. Here’s my list of favorites: 10. Take a lighthouse tour! Whether you opt for a formal guided tour or a self guided… Read More

Celebrating the Fourth of July at Our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

The Fourth of July is a big deal all across the nation, and our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast is no exception! Almost all of the staff cam decked out in their patriotic finest with red, white, and blue from head to toe. Breakfast got off to a fun and colorful start with our raspberry mint starter, topped just for Independence Day with blueberries and whipped cream! While the skies started a little on the grey side, the clouds cleared and brought bright… 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

Celebrating National Clam Chowder Day in Kennebunkport

While New England is certainly known for its clam chowdah, it recently came to my attention that Tuesday was National Clam Chowder Day, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in Kennebunkport Maine!  I mean, honestly, unless you’ve got a shellfish allergy, chances are very good that you’ll enjoy a cup or bowl of this semi-solid deliciousness before heading out of town.  It helps that almost every restaurant in the area has their version on this New England staple on the… Read More

Gluten Free Bakery Options Come to Kennebunkport Maine

  Kennebunkport Maine restaurants have done a great job jumping on the gluten free bandwagon, but the coffee shops and bakeries have been slow to meet the demand.  Earlier this year, Mornings in Paris, an “old world” style coffee shop located in the heart of the Old Port of Portland, opened a new location here in Kennebunkport Maine.  They’ve brought a tremendous assortment of teas and coffee varieties, great WiFi (for free), and delicious treats to town.  But since the Maine Stay… Read More

Enjoying the Perfect Lobster Dinner in Kennebunkport

While I can’t think of a single restaurant in Kennebunkport  where you can’t get some kind of lobster at dinnertime, there are very few spots I would say serve the perfect lobster dinner.  Now let’s be real – this is Maine. So chances are good you’ll get good lobster just about anywhere.  But as a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mom), I will tell you that there is an immense difference between a decent lobster and a knock your socks… Read More

Farm Fresh Foods in Kennebunkport Maine

As I dove into my bowl of pasta and homemade pesto – made with basil fresh from the garden – I got to thinking about how there are such great opportunities for farm-to-table type dining in Kennebunkport Maine.  Honestly, I feel so lucky to be in an area where there’s a real appreciation for quality food and sourcing local ingredients!  I mean, at the Maine Stay Inn, one of our food suppliers focuses on using Maine products as much as possible, especially… Read More

On the Hunt for Oysters in Kennebunkport

While many people visit Kennebunkport thinking of indulging in lots of lobster, more and more folks have approached me recently about finding oysters and other raw bar items at restaurants in town.  Fortunately the Kennebunkport restaurants seem to be listening, because more and more menus seem to be featuring these uncooked delicacies!  So here’s a smattering of nearby eateries that are sure to wet your whistle when you’re experiencing a craving for treats on the half shell. The Hatch is a new… Read More

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