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50 Local

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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50 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
+1 207-985-0850
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Once we found it we were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is inside an office building and the signage outside is not great. The interior was really cute but honestly it was quite hard to see without the flashlight on my phone to illuminate the menu. The waiter we had was really personable and knowledgeable. The gnocci was liked but not... More 

Thank Mommalisa11
Tuckahoe, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a sensational dinner at 50 Local! We went in November when the summer crowds were long gone and enjoyed a delicious dinner. I strongly recommend the Haddock which was sensational. Great food, attentive service. By all means, go! You will be glad you did.

1 Thank John G
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were a bit worried when we arrived for our 7.30 dinner reservation to find the place almost empty - but it soon filled up. So perhaps the tip here is not to eat too early. We found the locally-sourced food enjoyable and the service was fine; but nothing stood out enough to make this a particularly memorable meal.

Thank WardenRon
Sanford, Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal at 50 local! Service was outstanding! Everyone so friendly and welcoming. Our server went out of their way to make sure we had the best experience possible. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank michaels93717
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A quiet place with a great menu and friendly and professional staff. That feeling after dinner in this restaurant is worth 10 star. Compliments to the chef and his team. Thank you and see you soon definitely.

1 Thank Bojan M
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I went reciently. He had the chicken and thought it was wonderful. I had fish and chips, while it was hot it was great as it started to cool down it was feeling greasy? The chips were hand cut and good, but to much salt, I would have rather salted my own. The staff was great and... More 

Thank 12Debe
Kennebunks, Maine
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I recently ate at 50 Local and was more than disappointed. I have eaten there several times before and this last visit only confirms my recent experiences and my last one. The service was absolutely awful. It took the server over a half hour to even approach us. When she finally did take our order, she did not write it... More 

Thank riderfitt
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Traveled to Kennebunkport for a business meeting. Wanted to find new place for dinner for our arrival night -- Googled to find 50 Local, and booked a 7:15 dinner. It was excellent in every regard. We were greeted warmly and professionally by the "host" who seemed to have an "I care about you" owner- type air. It's a small restaurant... More 

1 Thank piersonmilano
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked to this restaurant in downtown Kennebunk from our B&B (Elizabeth Rose). The food was outstanding! My husband had lobster scampi which was the very best scampi he's ever had. I had lobster risotto, which was unbelievably delicious. Our waitress was outstanding as well, very kind, helpful, and attentive. The décor is more modern than the town suggests, but... More 

1 Thank julsmac
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I went here on the last night of our vacation in Maine. So glad we chose 50 Local. We loved this restaurant. The chefs take on Eggplant Parm was amazing. I had the poached egg 'salad'. Wonderful. My wife had the lobster scampi and it was incredible, I had the pasta with clams. So good. The biegnets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-985-0850
A new restaurant brought to you from local gal, Merrilee Paul and her husband David Ross that will feature the best of the area's resources. Relying on local farms, fisheries, and a commitment to the community, 50 Local is downtown Kennebunk's newest neighborhood establishment. 50 Local will feature an outstanding approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French Bistros with an American take, served in a comfortable, elegant, and friendly atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?