The Dory – Casual Dining in Kennebunkport, ME
Open Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend, The Lodge offers a one-of-a kind dining experience for guests at poolside bar, The Dory. Minutes away from Dock Square, The Dory offers a laid back atmosphere perfect to gather with family and friends. The menu features build-your-own burgers, homemade milkshakes and clever sides such as sweet potato tater tots. Creative cocktails, daily Happy Hour and live local music make it a great spot for adults while ping pong, lawn games and retro ice cream bars keep the kids happy. Tucked away from the Port’s hustle and bustle in a cute, coveside setting, it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing time! Open Thursday through Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm until mid-June. Starting June 15th, The Dory will be open seven days a week! Click HERE to view the Classics menu and HERE for Milkshakes & Drinks. And don’t miss our summer specials, happening every week starting June 19th:
- Sunday: All day Bloody Bar for the adults & Sundae Funday for the kids
- Monday: Bingo Baby! 5pm the calling begins…enjoy Happy Hour prices through the game. Win fun prizes for the whole family.
- Tuesday: Flashback to the 80’s, with our favorite 80’s flick starting at 7pm. Accompany your movie with our select 80’s appetizers.
- Wednesday: All Burgers are $1 off, ALL DAY. Ping Pong tournament at 5pm.
- Thursday: Bean bag tournament on our sundeck. Sign up by 5pm – Fun food prizes for the big winners!
- Friday: After work Happy Hour – shake the week off with our great drink and food specials. Then stay for acoustic Reggae night with Never Been to Kingston.
- Saturday: Get your jam on. Local bands rock the house, 6-9pm.
Table Event: Boozy Desserts a la Mode
Join us Saturday, November 14th from 2-4pm to learn how to use your “spirit” to craft scrumptious sweets. Culinary classes are $40 per person. Please call Kristin at Table to book: 207-967-1510.
The Kennebunks also feature many world class dining options, seven of which are part of the Kennebunkport Resort Collection. Feast your eyes on:
Set in the chic, nautically inspired atmosphere of the inn’s dining room, One Dock Prime showcases classic steakhouse fare by Executive Chef Nicholas Gratton. Aged Angus beef cuts take center stage to rich side dishes like creamed spinach, truffled matchstick fries and sauteed Brussels sprouts. The bar features timeless cocktails like Manhattans and Martinis, and new-style updates like the Old Fashioned with beet simple syrup and black walnut bitters. Bar opens at 4pm for Happy Hour specials and dinner is served from 5:30 to 9pm, Monday – Saturday, 4pm to 9pm on Sundays. Outdoor dining on the Patio and sundeck, weather permitting. Call 207-967-2621 for reservations. Call 207-967-2621 for more info or click HERE.
David’s KPT is acclaimed chef and restaurateur David Turin’s newest venture. With 96 seats, David’s KPT is located on the ground level of The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel and is open year round. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful views of the harbor and Kennebunk River, and diners can seasonally enjoy a spacious wrap around deck with additional seating for al fresco dining. David’s KPT features beautifully presented, inventive comfort food with a creative twist. Guests can also savor the sea’s bounty at the new raw bar. View menus HERE or call 207-967-8225 for more information. David’s KPT does not accept reservations.
James Beard award-winner and lauded restaurateur Chef Ken Oringer expanded his reach to Kennebunkport with his acclaimed “farm-to-fork” restaurant, Earth, in 2011. Located within the luxury resort Hidden Pond, the cuisine at Earth takes advantage of the bounty of the property’s 800 square-foot organic farm, where herbs, flowers, and heirloom vegetables are picked daily. Executive Chef Justin Walker has created a menu comprised of house-made pastas, cheeses, breads, charcuterie and desserts and locally sourced meats and seafood. Craft cocktails are prepared using ingredients from the garden, and a diverse wine menu compliments the exceptional experience. For more information or to make a reservation please call (207) 967-6550 or click HERE.
Given its enviable location steps away from Goose Rocks Beach, The Tides Beach Club bustles with a vibrant social scene while exuding a coastal chic ambiance. Local seafood is the focal point of the menu with native Maine classics getting top billing such as a Maine Lobster Roll two ways with drawn butter or herbed mayo, Crispy Fried Clams with house tartar or Marinated Grilled Tuna with house-made kimchee, soba noodles, nori, pickled ginger and wasabi. The bar menu features specialty cocktails infused with fresh juices, fruits and herbs, New England artisanal beers and an extensive wine list. For more information or to make a reservation at (207) 967-3757 or visit our website.
Aptly named, Ocean is located within the Cape Arundel Inn & Resort, Kennebunkport’s beautiful oceanfront inn, with panoramic windows offering 180 degree views of the Atlantic. Ocean is the perfect venue to enjoy a memorable meal or cocktails and bites at the bar. Chef Pierre Gignac’s menu features ocean inspired fine cuisine, beautifully presented and enhanced by the fresh sea air and stunning scenery. Call 207-967-4015 for reservations or questions, or view the menu HERE.
Located in a restored barn steps away from downtown Kennebunkport, Abbondante serves a variety of classic Italian favorites and interpretations. With brightly painted walls, bistro seating and a casual atmosphere, Abbondante is a restaurant that everyone in the family will love. The menu features hand made pastas, wood fired pizzas and an array of small plates. Dine outside on the Piazza in summer months, or sip sultry cocktails at the new Down Low lounge. Call 207-967-2211 for info and reservations; view the menu HERE.