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Pilot House Restaurant

4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-9961
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (58 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to listen to a band and had beer out on the deck. Great day, lots of sun, lots of dancing and beer. Looking at the plates, I'd not want to eat here. kitchen appeared dicey and the mussel that went by me smelled nasty....More

Thank Ann N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is friendly and the atmosphere very relaxed with a true local feel which is always a bonus when visiting from abroad. We ordered a selection of shrimp, salmon and tenders and all were tasty, there is a decent selection of draught and bottled...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, right on the wharf but not all the food here is good. The steamers were good and fresh. My beer battered fish was overdone and the clam cake basket was far too breaded. But I'd bet if you picked some better options you'll...More

Thank markmywordz
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop in on a cold, wet day. Really good chowder and a good selection of seafood and burger fare. Wine and beer available. Seating at bar or at tables. The fried oysters special was great. Generous salad plate. Worth a stop.

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Seafood was fantastic, drink prices are very reasonable and the outdoor patio was a HUGE it... On the water and easy walking to town...

Thank lostnmass
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Pilot House is my favorite place to go for a couple of drinks and good food after a long day at the beach. The outdoor patio area isn't fancy, but you are guaranteed to meet some awesome people while hanging out listing to some...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A very small unassuming restaurant in the heart of Kennebunkport. Very casual. Food is average, but lots of choices and plenty for kids!

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to Bangor and decided to stop by Kennenbunkport. We pulled in to this tiny little place and decided to eat here. My Dad and I had the lobster roll which was AMAZING! My daughter had a blt with great onion...More

Thank webdzine
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If the locals go here they must work here. Had just arrived in Kennebunkport for a stay at a B & B. Saw the locals go here sign and decided to give it a try. Chowder was the thickest I have ever had. If there...More

Thank johnparks317
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place is just fine for a low key, no frills lunch. Good for a fish sandwich and fries. Just know it's a local hangout and gets very loud.

Thank SweeneyBoston_Ma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-9961
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