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Top Choice Modern American in Ogunquit

The Velveteen Habit

A true farmhouse restaurant, the Velveteen Habit is 2 miles from central Ogunquit (take Berwick Rd off US 1). It's set among a large, productive garden (veggies, greenhouses, beehive, chicken coop), and an accomplis…
Beach in Ogunquit

Ogunquit Beach

A sublime stretch of family-friendly coastline, Ogunquit Beach is only a five-minute walk along Beach St, east of US 1. Walking to the beach is a good idea in summer as the parking lot fills up early (and it costs $…
Modern American in Ogunquit

MC Perkins Cove

Owned by award-winning chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier, MC Perkins Cove wins raves for its casual but exquisite way with local seafood. Start with Maine peekytoe crab cakes and move on to the renowned lobster mac…
Waterfront in Ogunquit

Perkins Cove

This picturesque inlet is dotted with sailboats and fishing boats; a narrow pedestrian bridge spans the harbor. The cove is home to a handful of attractive restaurants, art galleries and boutiques. It's a good spot …
Seafood in Ogunquit

Barnacle Billy's

This big, noisy barn of a restaurant overlooking Perkins Cove is a longtime favorite for casual seafood – steamers, crab rolls, clam chowder and, of course, whole lobsters. You're looking at about $22 for a lobster …
Seafood in Ogunquit

Lobster Shack

If you want good seafood and aren't particular about the view, this friendly, reliable joint serves lobster in all its various incarnations, from lobster rolls to lobster in the shell, by way of chowder, steamed cla…
Theater in Ogunquit

Ogunquit Playhouse

This beloved 1933 theater wears the tag 'America's foremost summer theater.' It hosts five Broadway musicals each season. Well-known performers occasionally perform in the cast, although the productions are high qua…
Bakery in Ogunquit

Bread & Roses

Get your coffee and blueberry-scone fix at this teeny slip of a bakery in the heart of downtown Ogunquit. The cafe fare is good for a quick lunch, with dishes such as veggie burritos and organic egg-salad sandwiches…
Breakfast in Ogunquit

Amore Breakfast

When the French toast is made from lemon bread and comes stuffed with cream cheese and berries? That's amore. When the eggs Benedict comes with sauteed lobster or asparagus and crab? Yes, that's amore.
Diner in Ogunquit

Maine Diner

Opinions vary on this blue-and-white landmark on Wells' northern outskirts. A tourist trap, according to some locals; delicious, according to others. It's a step back in time, from decor to old-school menu (low pric…