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On The Marsh

46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
+1 207-967-2299
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (38 reviews)
“tenderloin” (10 reviews)
“gazpacho” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our food was amazing here. The kids enjoyed every bite of their meals. Love the atmosphere and service was great

Thank Tasha D
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our last night in town, we once again meet with friends for dinner. This is a delightful restaurant on beautiful property. We both started with a glass of wine and my wife ordered a petite wedge salad. I tasted a bit of it and...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We made a reservation based on reviews and were not disappointed. Fabulous place. They knew it was our anniversary and gave us a great, quiet table with glasses of prosecco. Service and food were excellent. Very pretty atmosphere in a large, older home just outside...More

Thank flowermound413
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We try to eat here on each visit to Kennebunk...and it is always a good decision. Nice choice of fresh foods and wine. Very accommodating for gluten free diets....everything on menu is marked gf.

Thank joel r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the scallops if you have a chance - best I've ever had. The service was excellent and very attentive and the atmosphere can not be beat. Great dining experience with my family.

Thank csigregzipfel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a great dinner at On The Marsh for her birthday. It was highly recommended to us by our Inn, and it did not disappoint. The staff was very accommodating and friendly, even offering us a couple of glasses of complimentary...More

1  Thank IslanderWags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just have to start by saying when I made the reservation I said it was my husbands 65th birthday. Dinner and dessert came with not a wish or a candle. When he said he was disappointed I told the waiter it was NOT his...More

Thank Onlythebest4me2
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Weddings are those once-in-a-lifetime events that have to happen without a single hitch, and On the Marsh delivered. The grounds were spotless and festive; the food and service were excellent. I cannot say enough wonderful things or express my appreciation for the job the staff...More

Thank elldblu2016
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely place but brunch and lunch menus are lacking. I was looking for crab cakes or some other grilled seafood but it’s mostly sandwiches and fried food. Just not special enough.

2  Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had a lovely lunch with friends on Saturday afternoon; The restaurant is comfortable, the staff is fantastic and the food is great one of our new favorites in Kennebunk, they could not have been more accommodating. Highly recommend you give it a try.

Thank frank k
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Questions & Answers
Kathryn H
3 March 2018|
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Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
Business casual--it is a very nice restaurant.
2 July 2017|
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Response from H6282TNinfo | Property representative |
Hello, There are a couple of local cab services here in Kennebunk. I have found the most professional and reliable to be HydiDrive @ 207.251.6611. Thanks On The Marsh
16 June 2017|
Response from Alexandra H |
Hello There! We would be happy to assist you with a carrot cake! Can you please call us at 207.967.2299 so we can make the arrangements? Looking forward to having you here. Alexandra Hennedy Events Coordinator
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
On the Marsh Bistro resides in a converted barn and farmhouse circa 1800 on 3 acres of plantings alongside a tidal salt marsh. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, James Beard Presenter 2011, NECN Platinum Plate, Voted Most Romantic and one of the top ten restaurants in Maine. Great for European style Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners and Corporate Meetings. Try The Owner's Table or Our most Romantic Table #16, tucked away in a quiet corner. You will be dining in a captivating interior with Antiques, Collectibles and Art, all available for purchase. "It is around the table that friends and family best understand the warmth of being together..." Denise Rubin, Proprietress
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