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Ocean Cape Arundel Inn

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208 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6307
+1 207-967-4015
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another wonderful dining experience at this, our favorite restaurant in New England. Great service, unhurried, wonderful menu....this really is the place to go in Kennebunkport.

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm local and thru the years I've eaten there dozens of times. Very good food and spectacular views. Go early and have a drink on the porch overlooking the ocean.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went to Ocean at the Cape Arundel Inn for Thanksgiving dinner after seeing the special menu ($75 prix fixe) online. Unfortunately, we really wanted a bloody mary before sitting down, but that was not available - the bartender admitted she forgot to buy tomato juice so we had to settle for some other drinks. Anyway, we had a great... More 

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear WEW_ACK, Thank you for taking the time to write your review! My sincere apologies for the unavailability of a Bloody Marys, but I do hope you enjoyed the cocktails that were served to you that night. It sounds as though the price point of our Thanksgiving menu was on par with the cuisine served and the enjoyment it brought... More 

Austin
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to the Inn for dinner while visiting Maine in July. We had a party of 8 and despite the size we had incredibly personalized service and the food was amazing. Of course you can't beat the view. Spectacular setting and gorgeous decor. We will return!

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1 Thank Gralda
Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gralda, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am so pleased to hear that we were able to deliver impeccable service and cuisine to your party. We certainly hope you will join us again during your next visit to Maine! Sincerely, Michelle Sazehn Assistant General Manager The Cape Arundel Inn & Resort More 

Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It was our first time here and we will definitely come here again. The restaurant had a great menu and the service and food was great too..

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear JOANNE C, Thank you so much for your review! We're delighted that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Michelle Sazehn Assistant General Manager The Cape Arundel Inn & Resort More 

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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a five star establishment with very romantic touches. The cuisine is unique and excellent in perfect portions. Unfortunately, our waitress did not serve to satisfaction but the quality of experience otherwise made up for the service stumble.

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear ArlingtonVaSonnet, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. I'm so sorry about your experience with your server, but very glad that we were able to rectify the situation. Thank you for your kind words regarding Chef Pierre Gignac's cuisine. We would look forward to hosting you again! Sincerely, Michelle Sazehn Assistant General Manager The... More 

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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had breakfast for 2 days and dinner 1 night. The breakfast was good and staff were helpful. The dinner was terrific. I had a lobster special that was delicious.

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Redding, Connecticut
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We met friends for dinner, and it could not have been better. one of our friends has severe allergies, she described them to the waiter, who went to the kitchen to see what she could and could not eat. turned out the kitchen would modify virtually the entire menu to accommodate her. WHAT SERVICE! we had four different meals. my... More 

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear allen k, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderfully descriptive review! I feel like I was there dining with you! We're so pleased that both the service, and cuisine exceeded your expectations. I am very proud that we were able to accommodate everyone in your party, and hope you'll join us again very... More 

Copper Mountain, Colorado
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful coastal Maine setting. Loved hearing the waves from our ocean view room. Perfect weekend getaway in the fall with no crowds. Great breakfast included. Would return!

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear ginipatt, Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Cape Arundel Inn. It certainly is a completely different place in the fall, something everyone should experience! Thank you again, we hope you'll join us again soon! Sincerely, Michelle Sazehn Assistant General Manager The Cape Arundel Inn and... More 

Hampton, New Hampshire
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163 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Ambiance is simply an A plus right there on the Maine ocean. Very old inn clean, historic overlooking the Bush's compound on the point. The staff in this Inn/Restaurant cold not have been nicer or more professional. Class act team!! Food was delicious. Presented as artwork and made the night. lobster thermodor was lovely. Same for the swordfish and scallops.... More 

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Michelle S, Manager at Ocean Cape Arundel Inn, responded to this review

Dear TMC159, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so happy that you enjoyed every aspect of your dining experience. Thank you for the kind words regarding our team, we are thrilled! We look forward to hosting you again! Sincerely, Michelle Sazehn Assistant General Manager The Cape Arundel Inn and Resort The Old Fort Estate More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6307
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-4015
Description
If you’ve ever dined on a luxury ocean liner, you know: Water all around piques your appetite, invites you to slow down and enthralls throughout a meal like no other show on earth. And if you haven’t, that experience awaits at the Cape Arundel Inn & Resort’s glass-walled, waterfront, fine dining restaurant: Ocean.

Memorable evenings at Ocean begin with cocktails, like our Maine maple syrup-sweetened Amber Sky, on the inn’s relaxing front porch or at the bar. Continue your culinary journey in the dining room, where every table has a view of the frothy blue sea. Chef Pierre Gignac’s creative menus change with the seasons, showcasing not only Maine-caught seafood in signature dishes like Lobster Thermidor, but the best of what is grown, raised and produced locally. His eye-pleasing creations take inspiration, too, from across the Atlantic. Expect the familiar flavors of southern France and the Mediterranean with intriguing new twists, plus an international selection of wines.

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