Dining at the Kennebunkport Inn


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Chef John Shaw returns to the Kennebunkport Inn as the Executive Chef of The Burleigh – the hottest new Kennebunkport restaurant! The menu features the creative entrees and sides John is known for, with an emphasis on both fresh Maine seafood and classic American fare with a twist. Signature dishes include blue cheese Maine mussels, garlic shrimp, bourbon roasted half chicken, and bacon-creamed corn. 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 social vibe. Both the food and décor honor the Inn’s history as well as Kennebunkport’s maritime heritage.




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

May 26: Don Wessells
May 27:  Michael Beau Dalleo

June 2: Don Wessells
June 3: Sam Smithwick
June 9: Don Wessells
June 10: Sam Smithwick
June 16: Dennis Corraccio
June 17: Don Wessells
June 23: Sam Smithwick
June 24: Michael Beau Dalleo

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


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.


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.


Earth at Hidden Pond offers farm-to-fork fare and creative cocktails, in a uniquely rustic Maine setting. Executive Chef Justin Walker created the menu in collaboration with James Beard Award winner Ken Oringer, highlighting house-grown vegetables, local meats, and seafood.
Please visit Earth at Hidden Pond or call 207-967-6550 for reservations.


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.


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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