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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%
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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the beautiful grounds to the quiet seating areas and the very nice decor this was a lovely setting for a spectacular meal. To complement the other attributes the staff were pleasant, professional and very helpful. The food was superlative and was certainly in keeping...More

Thank MacFarlane233
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a week touring Maine coastline and had eaten at a lot of very good restaurants but all four of us unanimously agreed, On The Marsh was the "best of the best"! Starting with the very attractive decor and scenic setting, the place exudes a...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was looking for a rehearsal dinner venue and decided to dine there this evening. This is a charming place off the beat and path with food worthy of a NYC restaurant! Chef Peter Pappas is outstanding and the owner and staff couldn’t make your...More

Thank travlin'cook
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful meal in a wonderful environment. The restaurant is in an old house which made it both romantic and quant. Beyond the setting, the food was very good as well. My wife and I both had seafood and it was moist and well prepared. We...More

Thank Ira Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality of food is going downhill with new Chef a few years ago. Night we were there the service was poor. Restaurant too busy for current size of kitchen and lack of good waiters Sat another night at bar and same thing , steak over...More

Thank James A P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely landscaped outdoor area. Restaurant is handsomely appointed as well. We had excellent service from Christina We had the prix fix menu and it was great. Lovely caesar salad, chicken breast and a fantastic pumpkin bread pudding for dessert. A real gem.

Thank Donald A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On The Marsh is always a wonderful experience. Because of its location, we never actually pass it on the road and unfortunately forget about it when choosing a fine dining choice. Friends had called to get together and suggested it a few weeks ago and...More

Thank middlebeach41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to treat ourselves to a special wine pairing dinner at The Marsh during our trip to Kennebunkport. The restaurant advertises a wine pairing special which is a fixed price. (then 65.00 per.) We had reservations so we were ushered into the lovely dining...More

Thank Hillsborough_NJLaLa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to get away for an evening. We have been here in the past and had great experiences. This time, not so much. I ordered the gazpacho and the short rib special. I have to say the short rib was exceptional. I have...More

Thank mess_axp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had decided to stop in Kennebunkport for lunch but the crowds from the tour buses was overwhelming. As we headed out of town we saw a sign, lunch now being served and decided to stop. As we walked in we were greeted and seated...More

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Questions & Answers
2 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Gail G
4 August 2016|
Response from H6282TNinfo | Property representative |
Hello, Reservations are not required to sit at the bar, but I would advise making them as at any given time our bar is full. Thanks Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
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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