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On The Marsh

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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356 (Route 9)
+1 207-967-2299
17:00 - 20:30
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love it here!! The mussels are so delicious. That atmosphere is romantic. It's great to hear piano music while you eat. Service is amazing one of our favorites!!

Thank Michelle W
Madison, Connecticut
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to having a quiet romantic dinner at this beautifully decorated and historic restaurant. Unbeknownst to us there was a wedding upstairs and the ceiling was shaken away as kids ran back and forth above us. The food was good, not great. The chef forgot to put the lobster in my husband's seafood dish so it... More 

York, Maine
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us recently on a Saturday evening. Reservations are a must here. we were seated right away. Service was professional but started out slow. Took about 20 mins to get a round of drinks. After that service picked up and was top notch the rest of our stay. We had the duck (out of this world) and... More 

Thank Shart43
Lincoln, Nebraska
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the Lobster and steak very good the steak was tender I liked how pretty this place was it was sweet of them to give us a amoretto shot with whip cream and at the beginning I got this like thing of pepperoni and green beans it was very good its on the pricey side but the meal was... More 

Thank dianryana
Newington, CT
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We try to go to On the Marsh whenever we go to the Kennebunks. We were recently there on a Saturday night. The place was busy, but Shannon, our server, made us feel like we were the only people there. She was terrific. The halibut with corn chowder should not be missed - very delicate, with great flavor. My husband... More 

Thank Gerry G
Bethany, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The ambiance was wonderful, the food was creative and delicious, and the staff was wonderful! We will be back!

Thank Abby S
Plantsville, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have been going to the Marsh for 6 years and always enjoyed ourselves. Service and food always great, and atmosphere is wonderful. We celebrate our anniversary every mid October by going to the 1802 House Inn and having our special night out at the Marsh, never disappointed.

Thank Bob M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Wow what a beautiful place, the decor is exquisite. On the first floor it's very intimate and not large. Feels like you're having dinner at someone's home. They don't rush you and you have plenty of time to enjoy each other's company and the surroundings. The food was delicious and my martini was wonderful. Will definitely go Again and will... More 

Thank Dianaj7
West Caldwell, NJ
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

First, let me say the outside setting of The Bistro on the Marsh was just lovely...Charming, whimiscal with a lovely surprise to see at every turn. Now let's step inside. The inside decor was just as beautiful as the exterior. The intimate event space upstairs was according to my husband "comfortably sheik". It evoked such a feeling of warmth. The... More 

Thank lcloonan1
new england
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The best Kennebunkport has to offer on the marshes. Lovely inside and out. Great food. Wonderful service and ambiance.

Thank travelers2NewEngland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
    (Route 9)
  • Public Transportation: On the Marsh Bistro is a destination restaurant and can offer recommended taxi service in the local area serving the Hotels and Inns.
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?