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Old Vines Wine Bar

173 Port Rd, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7735
+1 207-967-2310
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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173 Port Rd, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7735
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The wine selection is great, and it's even fun to sit at the bar. The small plates have a Mediterranean flavor, which was welcome after a vacation comprising two solid days of lobster (not that I'm complaining). It felt date-y, urban yet not, overall a...More

Thank Opinion8ted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun evening here last weekend. The food was good and the wine selection was great! I wish we lived closer so we could try more of the things in the menu!

Thank Eve1717
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the nice review, Eve! Come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you think about where you want to go for a Happy Hour, think no more...this is it. For me good food and good drinks ought to be automatic, good service is always appreciated. OLD VINES HAS IT ALL! AMBIANCE, GREAT CREATIVE MENU, GREAT HAPPY...More

Thank senior_director84
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks so much for writing... we're blushing!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Vines is one of our 2 "local" Lower Village Kennebunk eateries that we frequent ofter. Amazing cocktails, nice wines, delicious small plates and a very friendly group of owners, staff and patrons.

Thank 1054dpp
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

... and we couldn't be happier to make the list! Thanks for the kind words and for all of your support!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had an amazing evening at this restaurant!!! The food, wine, ambiance, and fun factor were all there ... But most importantly, their staff, especially Charlie, (brought her "A" game - thank you!) and the rest of the people we encountered - how lucky is this...More

Thank radurnan
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Radurnan - So glad you were able to join us for Halloweekend! We'll be sure to pass along your note to Charley! Hope to see you back at Old Vines soon!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Wine can be purchased by the bottle or 6oz glass. Glass prices range from 8 to 15. We enjoyed a cheese and meat platter which alters daily during happy hour (5 to 6) to start. For our mains we had the vegetable pot pie and...More

Thank Marc T
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Marc, Thanks for taking time to write! We try to offer a wide variety of wine - mostly from small producers - and at many price points. And you're right - especially this time of year - things get a bit spirited! Wednesdays and Thursdays...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Perfect guidance on selections. Great atmosphere, menu choices & service. 1/2 price wine from 5-6 a big plus

Thank richtownrealtor
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thanks, Rich! We think so, too :) Hope to see you at Old Vines again soon....

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the beverages and food here. We shared a cheese place, chicken meatballs (fantastic!) and chicken bbq flatbread pizza. I fell in love with the Vouvray wine! They had a jazz group playing which was a nice touch... all around a great place...More

Thank melrstx
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Melstx - Really appreicate your taking time to write! Glad you enjoyed the jazz. We have live music every Thursday. Be sure to check our website and/or Facebook page for updated schedules. Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place, very friendly staff and very attentive to our wishes. Great small plates with delicius food. Wonderful entertainment.

Thank Lidia J
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lidia - Thanks for the kind words! Hope to see you back soon! Jon

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Dine outside or in. They have a great happy hour--half price on ALL wines and tapas specials. Even if you don't make 5 -6pm--still fun, great food and lively atmosphere.

Thank 76sbca
Jon E, Owner at Old Vines Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

76 - Thank you for writing. We've just expanded Happy Hour from 4-6pm with half-price wine pours and draft beer, and specially-priced snacks and pizzas, made fresh every day. See you back at Old Vines soon!

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Ro D
20 June 2017|
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Response from Jon E | Property representative |
Hi, Ro! We do offer a number of menu items that are inherently gluten free, and make accommodations on several others. Drop us a note through our website and we'd be happy to put you in touch with our chef. He's very... More
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Ohmyliz
30 May 2017|
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Response from Jon E | Property representative |
We do, indeed. We serve fresh salads and small plates, plus a variety of small plates (and not so small plates) perfect for sharing ... or not. We serve food in traditional tapas style, cooked fresh and served... More
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Sharon S
28 September 2016|
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Response from Jon E | Property representative |
Hi, Sharon. We're currently closed only on Sundays. Following Columbus Day, we'll close Mondays, as well. Starting Monday 10/10: Sunday, Monday: closed Tuesday - Thursday: 5pm-11pm; kitchen closes at 10 Friday - Saturday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Port Rd, Lower Village, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7735
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2310
  • E-mail
Description
Located in an antique barn in the heart of Kennebunk's Lower Village, Old Vines offers fine wines from small producers around the world, We offer a broad selection of local, domestic and imported beers, and handcrafted vintage cocktails. Enjoy our charcuterie, pizzas, salads and European-inspired small plates in our intimate dining room or on our seasonal outdoor patio.
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