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The White Barn Restaurant

37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
+1 207-967-2321
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kudos to the staff and the Chef. This was a 28th anniversary dinner. The food was excellent, though the portions were rather small. The staff was beyond outstanding with extremely professional and detail oriented service. The price is not for the faint of heart, dinner...More

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel, (which was wonderful) so decided to indulge at the 5 diamond resturant. Note that they also have less expensive bistro at the same location. Note that a reservation is a must as they have two seating per night and a...More

Thank Sunburned31
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant’s ambiance is delightful, and I received excellent service. The waiter went out of his way to provide wine choices and meal substitutions to my liking. Space is beautiful but not stuffy... much like Maine itself!More

1  Thank elldblu2016
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so proud of our Maine heritage and the opportunity to be members of this community. What a wonderful compliment. Thank you, thank you! We hope to see you soon, it was our pleasure to host you. Sincerely, Hugo Aguirre Director of Food and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful Mother's Day brunch featuring a prix-fixe menu which was a very good value considering the level of service and attention. You won't find professional service like this in too many places anymore, and the dining room is simply charming without being intimidating. I...More

Thank Jean C
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jean C, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our Mother’s Day brunch. Thank you for celebrating with us. We are very excited to let you know that we will now feature brunch every Sunday starting in June. We would be delighted to...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is the place to go for celebrating an important milestone. Food in courses is delicious and wait staff very knowledgeable. Special place.

Thank sblank12018
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear sblank12018, It is our honor and pleasure to be a part of your important milestones and celebrations. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Hugo Aguirre Director of Food and Beverage.

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Delicious, different and charming. Quite quiet as we were off season but this only helped the personal feel of the whole placeMore

Thank StevenHertsUK
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Dear StevenHertsUK, Comments like yours, from such well-travelled guests are quite special. We truly appreciate the time you took to share your experience. We are open year round, and we are strongly committed to giving every guest the same experience, regardless of the time of...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Something is different here... service not quite as good, not very busy, and food offerings are not keeping up with national trends. Plate presentations are uninspiring. First time we left here not eager to go back.More

Thank Susan W
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Hello Susan W, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. I am very sorry to hear that we did not meet the expectations you have of us. This is definitely a time of the year where we are not as...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018

My family and I had dinner here last night to celebrate a milestone birthday. Everything was absolutely perfect! The food was delicious, the presentation outstanding, and the service impeccable from the moment we drove onto the property. It was raining and we were greeted at...More

Thank Traveloverx4
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Dear Traveloverx4, We cannot thank you enough for being our guest. It was a pleasure to serve you and your family. It means so much to us that you share your experience. Thank you for taking the time and for such kind words. We certainly...More

Reviewed February 15, 2018

Was expecting a delicious and romantic dinner, boy were wrong. Food was mediocre at best and we felt rushed all night. Wasn't worth half the price. First and last time that we will give them our business. Both my wife and I work in the...More

Thank rickmace
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Dear Rick Mace, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how you feel and that we disappointed you. This is clearly not what we strive for on a daily basis. Outside of holidays, we still serve an amuse bouche, an...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018

They are not the restaurant they used to be -- a change of owners and Chef leaves this restaurant pretending to be something it is not. The menu is elevated but most of the food falls flat. When you need to add salt, to each...More

4  Thank Laurie K
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Dear Laurie K., Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I am so sorry that you feel that we fell short of your expectations during your past dinner with us. I want to assure you...More

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March 3, 2018|
Response from Hugo A | Property representative |
Hello DaveAltna, I am delighted to let you know that we will be open that Monday April 30th. It is the first Monday we will open after ending our winter hours where close Mondays and Tuesdays. You can make a reservation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$125 - US$165
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
    (Route 9)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2321
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Grace White Barn Inn and Spa
Fine American cuisine served in a fabulously converted barn. The White Barn Inn Restaurant is a AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5 Star and Relais & Châteaux property.
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