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Nice views, plenty of shops and restaurants

The views are nice, and there are plentiful shops and restaurants to empty your wallet. Also this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard F
Andover, Massachusetts
Scenic Little Gem

Views are beautiful... restaraunts and shops close by... definatley worth seeing.. Marginal Way is... read more

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Originally a small fishing community, the Cove is a quaint area that consists of shops, restaurants and scenic outlooks.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“marginal way” (563 reviews)
“lobster boats” (58 reviews)
“cute shops” (46 reviews)
Ogunquit, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are nice, and there are plentiful shops and restaurants to empty your wallet. Also this is one end of the Marginal Way.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views are beautiful... restaraunts and shops close by... definatley worth seeing.. Marginal Way is a coastal path with beautiful views of the Maine Coast

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perkins Cove is just that- a small harbor in use for hundreds of years, with the small boat anchorage flanked by a dock and a cluster of dining spots and gift shops. Very attractive and typical Maine style, most restaurants get good reviews. You can...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perkins Cove is a nice spot if you can get to it. During tourist season traffic and parking can be nightmares. Parking is hard to come by and expensive. But if you can get your car parked you can discover a nice area on foot....More

Thank joe i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perkins Cove is very popular when the weather is good. Parking is limited but a trolley runs here from all over the area. A handful of restaurants (some waterfront), a dozen or two shops, boat tours, scenic views, and more. A great area to chill...More

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our bike ride for s quick snack and to look around. A lot of tourist shops. Cool draw bridge. Good to relax and stretch your legs!

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to see the boats. this is also the place to purchase tickets to and board marine activities. the shops and restaurants around the cove were quaint, and they were gearing up for the tourist season. Don't forget to find and view the bird...More

Thank squeezerb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed back in town in Ogunquit so make sure you don't miss this . Need to go down Shore Rd to find this hidden gem. Good shops and restaurants and nice view.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited Ogunquit a few times, but due to tourist congestion, we've never made it all the way into Perkins Cove, until this past weekend. Fortunately, we visited before prime tourist season started, and we were able to find parking and a nice place to...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to visit with lots of restaurants and little shops. The worst part is the parking. It's very expensive ($10-$15) to park near the area. Be prepared for hoards of people in the peak season. Make sure you walk the Marginal Way that's close...More

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Nearby Restaurants
Lobster Shack
751 reviews
.05 km away
That Place
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.41 km away
Roost Cafe and Bistro
604 reviews
.68 km away
Cove Cafe
282 reviews
.30 km away
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.50 km away
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We are visiting Perkins Cove this July. Are there any festivals, events and what are the things to do around the neighboring areas ?
26 May 2017|
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Response from Pierrehebert | Reviewed this property |
Perkins Cove is a small fishing village a few restaurants and souvenir boutiques but not much more a nice place to see but not much to do.
We are scheduled to be there May 6-11 what is the weather like then and is this a good time to visit??
13 January 2017|
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Response from faither130 | Reviewed this property |
Should be nice. Maybe a bit cool still maybe a bit of rain but spring rain is better then winter rain. Enjoy your trip
Do you have to pay to park?
29 July 2016|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's expensive. Best bet is park at your hotel and walk or take trolley. Lot us small and fills up fast, but there's another lot just outside of cove.