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Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
+1 207-985-3351
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Opens in 7 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
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45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Receptionist was pretty brusque and seemed in a great hurry to get us dealt with. We reserved for dinner and generally were disappointed. Service was lacking and the lobster pot pie which had been so well reviewed was not at all great. The pastry was...More

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't you hate it when chefs produce something worthwhile all to have it ruined by inattentive service? My wife and I visited Academe after meeting the chefs at last year's Epcot Wine and Food Festival. Our selections, the Crab Ravioli and the Lobster Pot pie,...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice patio Drinks are very expensive $11 for house wine !! $8.50 for a draft beer Cauliflower app was really good. But they have Boston prices

Thank David M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Terrific meals for my wife (lobster pot pie), myself (citrus salad crab cake) and 10&12 year olds (haddock sandwich & abc soup with chicken meatballs). Staff friendly and helpful. So much yummyness on menu, would definitely come back to try more. Or, just have another...More

Thank b m
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Culinary Institute chefs. Fantastic dining experience. In conjunction with the Kennebunk Inn. Great atmosphere. Custom ice cream for dessert along with other incredible selections such as "reverse root beer float". Vanilla soda and root beer ice cream.. Lobster pot pie had huge chunks of lobster....More

Thank sleev2085
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

But fell in love with the dessert. The pot pie was very tastey but unlike Cat Cora it wasn't the best one I ever ate. The dessert sampler offered the perfect bite sized portion of their menu allowing you to enjoy the decadence of all...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Have visited her 3 times in the last month . Love the hand crafted cocktails and nice variety of quality wines. Staff very friendly and make you feel at home in cozy traditional inn setting. Pizzas are excellent and always a special one of t...More

Thank Jan h
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our meal was delicious and the drinks were good. The dining room was full yet the service was great. There is a separate room for large groups

Thank Betsy A
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Going to The Kennebunk Inn feels like you're visiting a family member's home. When you walk into the Inn, you get to take a breath and you don't feel rushed to be seated. It's a nice, leisurely pace. We stopped in for a late bite....More

Thank Lat70
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Nice venue however their signature dish ( lobster pot pie @ $22.00 ) is more like an $11.00 lobster stew at any other of the 10 restaurants in the Kennebunk area. Size and quantity of lobster was a major disappointment. Last visit to the restaurant....More

Thank 429cj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7081
    (Grove St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-985-3351
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