Dining at the Kennebunkport Inn


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Chef John Shaw returned to the Kennebunkport Inn as the Executive Chef of The Burleigh – the hottest new Kennebunkport restaurant! The menu features the innovative entrees and sides for which John is known, with an emphasis on both fresh Maine seafood and classic American fare with a twist. Signature dishes include blue cheese Maine mussels, Maine potato poutine, roasted half chicken, and lobster mac & cheese.

With its lively bar, spacious outdoor deck, and cozy fireplace, The Burleigh is sure to become one of Kennebunkport’s premier nightspots, appealing to diners seeking creative cocktails, live music, and a festive social vibe. Both the food and décor honor the Inn’s history as well as Kennebunkport’s maritime heritage.

Guests Love: The casual yet sophisticated vibe, central location, and exciting new menu items at the newest Kennebunkport restaurant.

Fan Favorite: Move over deviled eggs, the fried chicken wontons are quickly becoming one of the most requested snacks on the menu.

Classic Comfort with a Twist: Traditional pasta embraces coastal Maine flavors in the Lobster Mac & Cheese.

Cocktail Buzz: The Circa 1823 will delight Pimms Cup fans.




Live Entertainment in Kennebunkport

The Kennebunkport Inn has long been a favored destination for locals and travelers exploring the Kennebunks. With its casually hip ambience, expansive bar, spacious outdoor deck, and cozy fireplace, the pub is one of Kennebunkport’s premier nightspots and the home of many creative cocktails.

Join us every Thursday from 7PM to 10PM to enjoy “Local Dish” — our wildly popular feature of a surprise local musical act each week.

Upcoming Shows

October 13: Michael Beau Dalleo
October 21: Fox and Fern
October 27: Jim O’Neil
October 28: Michael Beau Dalleo

Explore Kennebunkport dining further with this curated list of our favorite local restaurants.


Join Chef Pierre Gignac at Ocean for beautifully presented, Provencal-inspired fine dining. Enjoy early evening cocktails at the bar or lounge, followed by dinner in the waterfront dining room.  Sample native Maine delicacies expertly paired with seasonal vegetables.
Please call 207-967-4015 for reservations and view Ocean’s online menu for more information.


Located on pristine Goose Rocks Beach, The Tides Beach Club provides the ultimate dining destination, with excellent ocean views, a menu full of classic seaside favorites, and refreshing cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner.
Please call 207-967-3757 or visit The Tides Beach Club for more information.


Earth at Hidden Pond offers farm-to-fork fare and creative cocktails, in a uniquely rustic Maine setting. House-grown vegetables, local meats, and seafood take center stage, thoughtfully prepared and sure to impress your palate..
Please visit Earth at Hidden Pond or call 207-967-6550 for reservations.


Home to waterfront dining, a large outdoor deck, extensive raw bar, and creative cuisine, David’s KPT is your daily stop for lunch, dinner, and cocktails in Kennebunkport. Seating is strictly first come, first served.
Please call 207-967-8225 and view online menu for David’s KPT for more information.


The Dory is closed for the season.
Located at The Lodge on the Cove just minutes away from Kennebunkport’s Dock Square, The Dory offers a laid-back atmosphere perfect for gathering with family and friends. The menu features build-your-own burgers, homemade milkshakes, and unique sides such as sweet potato tater tots. Cocktails, a daily happy hour, and live local music are great for adults, while ping-pong, lawn games, and retro ice cream bars keep the kids happy.

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