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On The Marsh

46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
+1 207-967-2299
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
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Reviews (282)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and pleasant surroundings. Food and service excellent. Highly recommended and much more relaxed than the touristy places in town

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a not so spectacular visit in December, the manager Steve invited us to return with a dinner 'on the house'. We had our travel plans, On The Marsh closing for holiday, so it took 6 months for us to return...definitely worth the wait, as...More

Thank Darleen C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the most wonderful dinner experience this weekend at On The Marsh for our Anniversary dinner. The waitress was lovely and brought us complimentary champagne and then we had the bowl of muscles as an appetizer. They were plentiful and delicious. The broth was...More

Thank Ellen E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the marsh is a great restaurant in best kept secret. Me and my wife went and had great food been there before, good service and great food.

Thank O8504MTdavidr
Reviewed 1 week ago

After hearing really good things about On the Marsh, we opted to come here for dinner to celebrate out 25th anniversary. The service and food were outstanding, as is the ambience and setting of the restaurant. I bit pricey, but not crazy expensive either. My...More

Thank nucenturion
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating our daughter's recent graduation from college and we wanted a place that could accommodate a party of 11, was close to Ma. NH border for those leaving to head back to work the following day, that was close to where we were...More

Thank fv5635
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is stunning....from the exterior landscaping to the attention to detail in the restaurant itself to the lovely live piano music....and then there's the food and drinks.....simply delicious accompanied by excellent service!! Their staff is to be commended. No trip to Kennebunkport would be...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, romantic, and delicious food! Window seat overlooking the beautiful gardens . I asked the waitress Julie I was torn between the scallops and the Chicken Marsala. She said they were her two favorite . If I wanted a lighter dinner go with the scallops,...More

Thank 422kasper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a Sunday. What a beautiful restaurant, elegantly furnished. Service was formal and gracious. It was kind of like stepping back to an older time ... Really enjoyed it. Lovely wine selection. The only thing that was not great was the...More

Thank PeggyB3719
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from a wonderful wedding shower at On the Marsh. The upstairs room was beautiful and the brunch food was delicious.

Thank Nancy L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi - we have reservations to dine with you on Thursday, June 22nd - is there any way we could order a Carrot Cake for dessert to celebrate a birthday? Many thanks
16 June 2017|
Response from Alexandra H |
Hello There! We would be happy to assist you with a carrot cake! Can you please call us at 207.967.2299 so we can make the arrangements? Looking forward to having you here. Alexandra Hennedy Events Coordinator
Gail G
Are there reservations needed to eat at the bar?
4 August 2016|
Response from H6282TNinfo | Property representative |
Hello, Reservations are not required to sit at the bar, but I would advise making them as at any given time our bar is full. Thanks Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
    (Route 9)
  • Public Transportation: On the Marsh Bistro is a destination restaurant and can offer recommended taxi service in the local area serving the Hotels and Inns.
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2299
  • E-mail
On the Marsh Bistro resides in a converted barn and farmhouse circa 1800 on 3 acres of plantings alongside a tidal salt marsh. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, James Beard Presenter 2011, NECN Platinum Plate, Voted Most Romantic and one of the top ten restaurants in Maine. Great for European style Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners and Corporate Meetings. Try The Owner's Table or Our most Romantic Table #16, tucked away in a quiet corner. You will be dining in a captivating interior with Antiques, Collectibles and Art, all available for purchase. "It is around the table that friends and family best understand the warmth of being together..." Denise Rubin, Proprietress
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