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Pilot House Restaurant

4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-9961
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (27 reviews)
“lobster” (65 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in here for a quick lunch while Christmas shopping. Pilot House is a local hangout and the food is very good. There was a crowd around the bar watching a football game, but my sister and I chose a table away from the...More

Thank Schweeda
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for seafood but had great Prime Rib instead, superb friendly service, reasonable prices. Tap selection is limited to two; they are more into bottled beers, Thier is a local brewery around the corner after your meal.

Thank elhide
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great locals place (us)....especially at the bar. Good, solid basic menu....very lively atmosphere.....and a staff that stays friendly no matter how crazy busy it gets. Plus, Wednesay is Prime Rib Night....hey wait a second......TODAY IS WEDNESDAY......excuse me, I'm on my way there now!!

Thank Bubs739
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Christmas Prelude every year and this is a must stop. We went here for drinks in the outside tent. The food is great and worth the wait.

Thank 61elc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The establishment is essentially a bar with a dozen or so tables. The bar caterers to locals and the food is designed around and for them. the menu is unpretentious. we had the sword fish sandwich. it was fresh, perfectly done and served with a...More

Thank allen k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Pilot House remains one of the most important establishments in the Kennebunks. A meeting place for locals and tourists alike, I for one hopes that the Pilot House remains for decades to come.

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a day trip to the area, we stopped here for lunch, and it was the highlight of our trip. I had the mini lobster roll and cup of chowder lunch. My mother had fried clam basket and we sampled each others meals. The clam...More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just an ok experience. lots of locals enjoying the bar, so if that is your thing, this is the place for you. very noisy inside. very. we could not hear our own conversations. food was just a step above typical bar food. again, if that...More

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time celebrating my birthday at the Pilot House. Cody was friendly and quick to refresh our Geary’s draft beer! Highly recommend lobster scampi and grilled swordfish . Warm blueberry pie ala mode was the perfect finish.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

It was a lively Friday evening with locals and tourists alike. We chose the lobster supper which was really delicious. Not fine dining but casual which was fine by us

Thank Sue R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-9961
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