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Federal Jacks Restaurant and Brewpub

8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
+1 207-967-4322
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great food and a fun atmosphere. Bar staff were very helpful. I had the roast turkey, stuffing and mash and it was delicious.

Thank Shan P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

you'll have time to sample many bears as they don't take reservations so this is a negative but simple food and great views...walk there is you can as parking is horrible a fun place for food or just a few drinks....been there multiple times and...More

Thank peter a
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had lunch on the deck at Federal Jacks. Had to wait about 15-20 minutes for outside table. Service was a bit slow because it was so busy but we were not in a hurry.

Thank JoAnnG97
Reviewed 26 August 2018

After driving to Walkers Point and St. Ann's we were looking for a lunch stop without having to get involved in the melee of the shopping area of Kennebunkport. Federal Jack's offered both the waterfront dining and the parking that we were looking for. There...More

Thank O'Connor B
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Great location on the water but that is about it. Food was beyond bad. Kids “homemade Mac and cheese” had an orange cheese sauce that was all separated. My mussels (half never opened) the other half tasted like they were cooked in toilet water. Gray...More

1  Thank Beantown7
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Sit outside if you can. The views are wonderful and the food was good. Nothing fancy - food that pairs well with beer - which is why you come here in the first place, Staff are friendly and attentive. Parking is free which is a...More

Thank crissyj3
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The food was excellent, the beers were outstanding, the service was exceptional. We ate outside and the view of the boats was very relaxing.

Thank bill k
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped at FJ on our way to Ocean Park as we do every year. Our server Neil S. was great with service but that’s where the greatness stopped. Our food was poor. The lobster Mac n Cheese had 3 half inch pieces of lobster-...More

1  Thank Blair F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Great casual lunch. Weather was perfect, so sitting outside enhanced our experience. Food was great, options for the kiddos to choose from, good beer selection and validated parking. A must try.

Thank kmbsfc
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had lunch at Federal Jack's after our morning river kayak. We were lucky to get there early, as the place filled quickly and by noon the line was around the corner. I had a good lobster roll and our kids enjoyed their kids' meals....More

Thank Kristi J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7756
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-4322
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