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Arundel Wharf Restaurant

43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6146
+1 207-967-3444
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster club” (19 reviews)
“lobster stew” (33 reviews)
“lazy lobster” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6146
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This restaurant has been a family favorite for many years, parking is usually available and the food consistently good, The choice of foods and where to sit-- on the deck, under a tent and inside offers us choices depending on the weather.

Thank LovingMaine18
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've never given a restaurant 5 stars before today, but there was simply no improving on our experience at the Arundel Wharf Restaurant. The weather in Kennebunkport in mid-October 2017 was perfection and we ate on the deck overlooking the marina. Our waitress was prompt,...More

Thank dramamomma
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We sat outside under an umbrella on a gorgeous day and had a terrific lunch. There are places higher rated on Trip Advisor but the food here and the view are really great. A dockside seat with a cold beer eating their homemade chowder and...More

Thank Charles N
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We sat on an outdoor heated area with plastic tarps that allowed s Nice view of boats. Not many people thereat 530 on a Saturday. We were offered bread and got drinks. The food was baked fish and chips and mine came in pieces not...More

Thank b w
Reviewed 15 October 2017

There's a distinctive advertisement for this restaurant in the centre of the elegant village of Kennebunkport. Laziness and lack of local knowledge drew us there. Don't bother. The furnishings are more suited to a downmarket cafe, the food (lazy lobster, in our case) is poor...More

2  Thank layaboutEngland_
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Marti and I had a great lunch yesterday. It's the first time we have eaten at the Wharf this year and it was very good. Marti had the lobster bowl which is lobster into two halfs of an avacado. It was all claws and knuckles...More

Thank lrp81
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a large group and the service was excellent. We never felt rushed. They were busy and offered us two seating areas, we had made reservations and our wait time was less than 15 minutes.

Thank itsdig
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We booked this restaurant to try the lobster and were told if we came earlier we could have one if the picture windows. After arriving, there was a mix up with no record of our booking but although this could have ruined our evening, the...More

Thank Holly057
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Setting is great but food average ,prefer lunch It good be sooo good ,but owners do not care. Wait staff hit and miss with high turn over. Best place for a drink in the afternoon , sitting out on deck

Thank James A P
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We usually visit the wharf to meet friends for drinks. Our family has been coming to Kennebunk for over 50 years so we have seen many changes. As I brought a friend who had never been to Kennebunkport before we enjoyed playing tourist. Lunch on...More

Thank Dana S
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9 August 2015|
Response from Clint W | Reviewed this property |
I never said anything about the owner or any piano player...I have no idea what "fullbelly" is talking about. Certainly, not my review.
30 July 2015|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its an old town with old buildings so you need to confirm my answer. But I used a chair there with no issues.
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Response from mikezachsnana | Reviewed this property |
Bufflehead Cove Inn is the only place we like to stay. I am guessing this place is more in the mid range for price but it is worth every penny. The owners, the breakfasts, the rooms are all delightful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6146
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-3444
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