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The Village Tavern

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110 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk, Kennebunk, ME
+1 207-604-7954
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Wells, Maine
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177 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To avoid the crowd, which involved people standing outside, we arrive quite early and were seated right away. The atmosphere was great and the service attentive. I had buffalo cauliflower as an appetizer, and the pecan crusted haddock with a side of latkes as an entrée. Both were very good and I'd be happy to have them again. My husband... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived early to avoid the crowds that were projected by the reviews . We were seated promptly . The space is welcoming , very clean and the staff is great . Very friendly waiter guided us well .We were out for a special evening and had "soup to nuts " Mushroom soup of the day was nice , but... More 

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baltimore
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Owner/chef Rich Lemoine, his wife Tina and their crew set forth the best in consistently excellent food and service. Daily, dinners only. You can't get a reservation, but the wait is always worth it. The patrons are patient, fun-loving and appreciative of the quality and care that goes into each meal. Highly recommended for locals and those looking for a... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Village Tavern consistently serves outstanding food. We've been there 6-7 times and have never been disappointed, has become our go-to place when we have company in town. I particularly enjoy ordering the Lobster Risotto every time - always outstanding and delicious. They have an excellent menu, many different choices from an Angus Burger to Duo of Petit Filet Mignon... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Village Tavern is a wonderful place to sit and have a fabulous dinner & you can sit at the bar as well. Staff are great and the food is very well priced and the food is top notch. A must to go to !

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Thank helenhydi
Maine
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There aren't a lot of tourists visiting the Kennebunks at the end of January but you wouldn't know it was a slow time if you dined at the Village Tavern this past Saturday night. We still had the usual 30+ minute wait - no reservations here - when we arrived at 6:30 pm. We have been here many times and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent Sunday evening, we arrived early to enjoy cocktails at the bar. Our drinks were terrific! We were seated in the dining room about 30 min. later. We shared the Buffalo cauliflower app. It was delicious but a bit on the spicy side. I chose the Short Ribs for my meal while my friend had the evening special... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Fantastic food and well worth the wait. We've only been once but were told there is almost always a wait as the dining area is a bit small. Everyone was very pleasant from the hostess who continually kept us posted on the wait to the server who gave excellent recommendations. Don't let the name fool you, the food is way... More 

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Thank pla40
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Never had a bad meal here. The atmosphere in the main dining area is okay (nice bar area, though) but it can be very loud if it's crowded, which it typically is, but the great food more than offsets this. Everything on the menu is excellent. You definitely be a repeat customer after your first visit!

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Kennebunk, Maine
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went early (5:00) as we heard the wait gets long later on. After being seated promptly, our waitperson was very helpful in taking drink orders and describing specials and menu favorites. Service was very good throughout the meal. We shared an appetizer of two large clam cakes which were the best I have ever tasted. My companion loved her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk, Kennebunk, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk  >  West Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-604-7954

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?