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Pilot House Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-9961
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Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seafood was fantastic, drink prices are very reasonable and the outdoor patio was a HUGE it... On the water and easy walking to town...

Thank lostnmass
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pilot House is my favorite place to go for a couple of drinks and good food after a long day at the beach. The outdoor patio area isn't fancy, but you are guaranteed to meet some awesome people while hanging out listing to some live music or just enjoy watching the "port" action. I enjoy the relaxed atmosphere here... More 

Thank Deanna C
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very small unassuming restaurant in the heart of Kennebunkport. Very casual. Food is average, but lots of choices and plenty for kids!

Thank Kristen C
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Bangor and decided to stop by Kennenbunkport. We pulled in to this tiny little place and decided to eat here. My Dad and I had the lobster roll which was AMAZING! My daughter had a blt with great onion rings. The cole slaw was ok. The service was so warm and friendly. Our waitress... More 

Thank webdzine
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the locals go here they must work here. Had just arrived in Kennebunkport for a stay at a B & B. Saw the locals go here sign and decided to give it a try. Chowder was the thickest I have ever had. If there was a clam in it I neither of us saw one. Any canned chowder would... More 

Thank johnparks317
Boston, Ma
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place is just fine for a low key, no frills lunch. Good for a fish sandwich and fries. Just know it's a local hangout and gets very loud.

Thank SweeneyBoston_Ma
Southern New Hampshire
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We tried to eat here last year, but wanted steamers and they were out so we left. So we went back again this year and once again they were out of both lobster and steamers. But unfornately this time we stayed. We both had the clam chowder which had not substance. Just the creamy broth, although adding crackers gave it... More 

Thank Caseybum
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while driving around the sign said that a place where the locals go so of course we stopped. Adorable, fun looking place inside looks like they have a patio for good weather outside eating, service was great food was delicious. Will deff come back again!!

Thank Christine P
Kennebunk, Maine
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117 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had not been to The Pilot House in awhile but we visited on a cool November evening. This is not an upscale dining establishment and I say that in only the best sense . It is a place for friends,family,great seafood at a good price in one of the world's greatest towns. They don't take reservations because the loyal... More 

Thank jimmarg37
Milton, Massachusetts
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276 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Awesome food as always. Janice was our server and she was great. Super fun atmosphere and a great outdoor fire pit.

Thank 61elc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?