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Ken's Family Restaurant

411 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-4228
+1 207-474-3120
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
411 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-4228
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a family oriented meal time. We had seafood, fish , and chicken all was tasty. There is a light fare with several choices if you have a smaller appetite. They offer a children's menu and daily specials too. Prices are reasonable and the staff...More

Thank Mary F
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our new Maine beer menu has been a hit! Thank you for the great review. We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 10 April 2018

My experience was entirely joyful! The moment I walked thru the front door, an employee greeted me with a smile and 'Hello'. As I was accompanied to my table, passing waitstaff smiled and said 'Hello'. The waitress was exceptionally welcoming, as well. Amazing! Although quality...More

Thank GigiAuburnMaine
Reviewed 23 March 2018

My husband and I ate at Ken's for the first time on March 16th. I read about Ken's on TripAdvisor and we figured we would give it a try. When we pulled up around 6:00 on Friday night the place was hopping. It's always a...More

Thank Becky B
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you for the review!!! We are so glad you didn’t let the crowd deter you from waiting. We certainly try hard to get folks in quick. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

My husband and I ate here for the first time, with my mother-in-law. She's been going for years and llves it. We all had the turkey and stuffing meal. It was freezing and we wanted hot comfort food. It was so delicious! Hot and a...More

Thank Kelly P
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for including us in your family time while you were here! I’m glad you enjoyed your meals. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Thank you for he review😊

Reviewed 21 February 2018

we go to kens family restaurant at least twice a month. The food they have has always came out of the kitchen nice and hot.

Thank 3dmardiv
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I've been eating at Ken's for 40 yrs! They've never changed the recipe for their breading. It's light and never greasy. Always fresh food, great desserts, friendly/efficient wait staff.

Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

great food and service staff is always there to help with your needs I go to Kens 3 or4 times a year for the sea food since 1999

Thank David F
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Great !! Thank you !

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went to Ken's recently for lunch. Heard good things about the place and we were not disappointed. Husband had a seafood platter and it was huge. I have turkey croquettes and mashed potatoes and had to bring half my serving home. The food was excellent,...More

Thank Theresa S
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you ! So glad you enjoyed your visit !!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Whenever we visit skowhegan, my hometown, dinner is at Lens. Been going there since they opened in 1970 as a drive in further up the road. Chicken basket with crinkle cut fries and Cole slaw. Don't even need the menu. Always moist and crispy. They...More

Thank Usonian64
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Same recipe and same family for all those years ! We are so proud and grateful to have such loyal customers like you!

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Let me start with the onion rings...reminded me of going to the local drive in - fresh and delicious! Had tasty fried shrimp and creamy Cole slaw. All very good. Service was excellent.

Thank Paul W
Monique D, Owner at Ken's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Awesome! Glad your visit just what we strive for. Thank you for the review 😊

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Response from Eaglesprit T | Reviewed this property |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
  • Phone Number: +1 207-474-3120
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