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Reviewed January 15, 2021

The food was good the fried clams were cooked just the way I like them. My wife said her cordon bleu was moist not dried out.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 24, 2020

We were in Skowhegan and decided to check out Ken's Family Restaurant. We had read good reviews on Trip Advisor and we are glad to say the reviews were correct. Since it was a cold day, we started with a small bowl of chowder which...was really delicious, not too thick and with lots of fish in it. We both had the fish and chips which was very good. The portions were large so we had enough left over for another meal. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was very careful to follow all the COVID protocols. We have avoided eating out for months but we felt very comfortable at Ken's. We would recommend it to anyone who has missed eating out at a nice family restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 9, 2020 via mobile

On a recent trip to Skowhegan we decided to check out this local join! We check them out on Trip Advisor and yes it is a place to enjoy a great meal. Service was wonderful and friendly and the value and portions are more that...most giving this local place a boost in the ratings!! I ordered a surf and turf which was reasonably priced with bacon wrapped Filet mignon and sea scallops. My wife had me order for her and I chose the sea food bake!! The waitress came with the food quickly and the filet was cooked spot on just as ordered!!! One thing that gave Kens another ⭐️ was the waitress asked me to cut the filet mignon to check is was cooked to my liking before leaving us. She made sure I was completely satisfied with how it was cooked. The portion was huge, take a look at my pictures. The sea scallops so good my mouth is watering as I write this review. My wife dish the seafood bake was very good ,and as expected and loaded with delicious seafood and seasoned well with generous portion of Maine lobster 🦞 as described. Next time we are back in town and it will not be long!! This is going to be a traditional must go for us!! Great job Team Ken’s, me and my family and friends will be back soon!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Was very sorry to find out that they are no longer serving their signature fried chicken. Menu is definitely mediocre. Prices are average and so is are the menu choices....has gone way downhill.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Thank you for being a guest of ours for so long, that being said, we're sorry if we missed any marks on your last visit. We try to keep a diverse selection on our menu - grilled and broiled items, pasta, burgers, fried boneless chicken...More

Reviewed February 1, 2020

We stopped and had the seafood platter. It wasn’t that great all the seafood tasted the same, for that reason it was the worse platter I have had. Service was good but food not so much.

Date of visit: February 2020
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Chrystal, thank you for coming by. We want each guest to have an exceptional time. If you're ever unhappy with anything, we'll be more than glad to fix or replace the issue. We hope you can give us another chance in the future. -Ken's

Reviewed October 8, 2019

We (4) throughly enjoyed a late lunch here. All our meals were extremely of large portions and were excellent. Many types of fish platters. Both the restaurant and service are excellent! Will eat here again.

Date of visit: October 2019
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2020

We're so glad your group enjoyed your meal with us! It's always a pleasure to serve our wonderful guests. We look forward to seeing you back soon. Best, Monique D., Owner

Reviewed October 8, 2019

A Family type restaurant. I Got the lobster roll and soup combo. Very good. I couldn’t finish it all.

Date of visit: September 2019
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020

Thank you for your support! We're glad you liked the lobster roll and soup combo. We hope to see you back soon for another delicious meal. Best, Ken's

Reviewed September 29, 2019

Excellent Seafood Chowder and fried clams. Have stopped here before after crossing back in the USA from Canada. Too bad it is not in my hometown.

Date of visit: September 2019
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

It's great you loved the chowder and clams! We look forward to having you back here whenever you're in town again. Best, Ken's

Reviewed September 24, 2019

Simply put... Great food and family like atmosphere. Plenty for leftovers. Enjoy it twice and still great.

Date of visit: September 2019
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RandallDionne, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

We want to provide the best dishes for our community! We're glad you liked everything, and we'll see you back soon. -Ken's

Reviewed August 2, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the food at this local restaurant. Service was excellent! Timely and informative. Prices OK. Party of 5 adults. I had the spaghetti and meatballs and they were just right. Wife had the lobster roll and she said it ranked right up there is...best quality. Just passing thru but would definitely return if in the area.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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im glad you like it we do the people are great to serve you and fast its clean and you get more than you paying for its nice to let people know were theres good food and a great place to eat this place has all that im proud... More
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  • Yes, Ken's Family Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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  • Ken's Family Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4