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On The Marsh

46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
+1 207-967-2299
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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46 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7356
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good beer, friendly waitress. Not much is open in the winter in York but this was. Have I hit 100 yet?

Thank Charis7
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to eat here and was not disappointed. The meal was wonderful. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone and everyone.

Thank njz
H6282TNinfo, Owner at On The Marsh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to re hosting you in the near future. Cheers, Denise Rubin, Proprietress

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with a large group and they treated us very well. Everyone ordering off the menu did not seem to pose a problem for the kitchen. The presentation, attention to detail and the taste was very impressive. My kudos to the Chef! I...More

Thank Judith W
H6282TNinfo, Owner at On The Marsh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know we are pleasing our guests and meeting their expectations. Our Chef Peter Pappas welcomed the positive feed back. Cheers, Denise Rubin, Proprietress

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A girlfriend and I had lunch at On the Marsh as a New Year celebration. Christina, our server was a sweetheart and was very attentive. My fish & chips (Fried Haddock) was some of the best fried fish I’ve ever had. The fish was large,...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Off the hook culinary detail, beautiful tableware, glassware, tiny touches like saffron topped butter crooks and crystal spiced sugar rimmed martinis. The scenery was fabulous with the snow and holiday decorations....super professional staff and bartenders. Right from bread to dessert.....TOP NOTCH

Thank connie473
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Delicious lobster Roma and scallops. Our reservation for lost, bit they were kind enough to accommodate us anyway, and on new years eve.

Thank RTroll_13
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We dined here during this past X-Mas Eve. The decor alone was so goreous and festive, plus the gentleman who played christmas songs on the piano was the icing of the evening. The food was fabulous, service excellent and the banna foster ice cream divine....More

Thank JacksonRandall
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This has become one of our favorite restaurants. We visit it both for lunch and dinner.We often drive to this area to enjoy the Kennebunkport and the surroundings and stopping here is perfect. The setting is beautiful with the view of the marsh and landscaping...More

Thank Pavel63
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Christmas decorations were over the top! Food and service was excellent. We had the server take multiple photos of us and she never complained.

Thank PemaquidMarblehead
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We had been to On the Marsh several years ago and found it to be very good. This restaurant is top notch in every way....service, food and the most beautifully decorated place we have ever seen...inside and out! My wife had a delicious haddock dish...More

Thank retired01
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Questions & Answers
2 July 2017|
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Response from H6282TNinfo | Property representative |
Hello, There are a couple of local cab services here in Kennebunk. I have found the most professional and reliable to be HydiDrive @ 207.251.6611. Thanks On The Marsh
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
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$39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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