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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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311 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to this restaurant twice this month. It was not my first time and won't be my last. The first visit this month I had short ribs that were unbelievable. Even the mashed potatoes are something else. I started with crab cakes and they were fantastic. The house Pinot Noir was really good and a very generous pour.... More 

Thank Freckles2212
Fairfield, Connecticut
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you to all of the reviews, as because of them I just had the lobster risotto and the short ribs tonight. The only problem is that the combination is a lot of food. My wife had the grilled romaine salad and the chicken which were both great as well. The waitress was great. She has obviously tasted everything on... More 

Thank JimMaine
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent. Sometimes there's a long wait, and it's worth it. There's a very nice bar, and it's quite small so if you have to wait for your table there's no place to hang out if the bar is crowded. The food is fresh and presented nicely. It always comes out piping hot!

Thank Sue G
Farmington, Connecticut
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located a bit out of the way in West Kennebunk, Maine, The Village Tavern is one of Southern Maine's best kept secrets! Everything from the tempura shrimp to the horseradish cream short ribs rates a resounding YES! The service is great, the atmosphere so-so, but with food this tasty, you will return time and time again. Try to save room... More 

Thank dtsh1943
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner hear on a Sunday evening and it was excellent. The waiter was awesome and the atmosphere was nice as well. The crab cake apps and the lobster risotto app was perfect. The braised ribs were to die for and the deserts were top notch. All this for a good price,

Thank MaineDale8fan
New Hartford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at this delightful restaurant with friends this past week. We fell in love the moment we arrived and we're not disappointed! The ambience is relaxed and lovely. The food delicious and the service perfect! I honestly did not find one thing negative about our time at this great find in Kennebunk!... More 

Thank AMBussolini
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great selection, attentive service, and tasty food. This is a good place for the whole family. Save room for the ice cream profiteroles and puck someone to share it with. It's yummy and huge.

Thank lobsterknits
Level Contributor
262 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our one splurge on a recent trip was supper at the Village Tavern in West Kennebunk. We went early on a Thursday evening and had no trouble being seated. By the time we left, the place was full. It was easy to tell that this was a favorite place with the locals as many folks were on a first name... More 

Thank rnmteach
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

There was a line waiting to be seated in the dining room but we were lucky to find 2 seats at the bar on this Friday early March. The restaurant had a happy atmosphere. It took a bit of time before we could place our wine order but shortly after bread arrived, one regular bread and one Gluten free. The... More 

Thank RCS3rd
falmouth, maine
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697 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

i lived in maine for 21 years and knew a fair # of places in this area but we had a business dinner/meeting scheduled and I asked my business partner to pick a place and she recommended this. Figured it would be some old school tavern in an old building with wooden beams but it is in a renovated sprawling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?