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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 5 days 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

Thank bucskin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious brunch today. We both started with the lobster stew. My wife had the salmon caesar salad as her entree and I had the bacon eggs benedict. Everything was excellent. There was SOOOOO much lobster in the stew it could have been...More

Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked in behind dense foliage that provides privacy from Western Avenue, On the Marsh is an oasis in the heart of Kennebunk. The view is lovely, overlooking a tidal marsh and secluded gardens. The lunch menu offers a number of mouth-watering choices, from sandwiches and...More

Thank dtsh1943
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has lovely grounds, and is beautifully situated - surprise - along a marsh. We were given a window table with a very nice view (albeit just before sunset, our mistake for not dining earlier). The interior is appealingly rustic and comfortable. We enjoyed...More

Thank GregF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing, beautiful and charming restaurant. Very nicely decorated, great ambiance inside and outside. Started with Ceaser salad, salmon and beef tenderloin. We were seated at Van Goghs table. Very nice and comfy chairs. Overlooking a lighted boat and marsh. Definitely would recommend if jn the...More

Thank sweetie764
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful setting, inside and out. Parking lot, a big plus in this town. They were out of one dish we wanted, and the food was actually not great...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here over Labor Day weekend while in the area for a destination wedding. We enjoyed the ambience of the location and the good service. My wife had a lobster and pasta dish that was tasty but had fewer pieces...More

Thank Hunt901
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, charming restaurant located just outside downtown Kennebunkport. It has the charm of an inn but very sophisticated food. They also have parking which is a huge win compared to the restaurants downtown. I loved their cocktails but they also have a robust wine selection....More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and romantic atmosphere. The filet melts In your mouth. For dessert I had the Dutch appelbollen and it was amazing. Beautiful location and romantic atmosphere.

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I sat at the bar and we were not disappointed. Our drinks were delicious and the service was terrific. We both really enjoyed our steak salads. The meat was tender and well-seasoned. The portion was perfect. Because we did not over eat,...More

Thank Karen809
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1 July 2017|
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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
15 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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