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Top Choice Seafood in The Kennebunks

Nunan's Lobster Hut

Just 2.3 miles east of Kennebunkport, Nunan's is the place to roll up your sleeves and flex your lobster-cracking muscles. Owners Richard and Keith Nunan still trap and cook the lobsters just like their grandfather …
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…
Top Choice American in The Kennebunks

Pier 77 & The Ramp

In a genius move, this Cape Porpoise gem has one menu but two faces: sit upstairs in Pier 77 if you're after a fancy(-ish) night out; downstairs in the pub if you plan to get messy over the burger. The menu is simpl…
Top Choice Lighthouse in The Yorks

Nubble Light

Perched on Nubble Island, just off the tip of Cape Neddick, this white lighthouse and Victorian lighthouse-keeper's cottage provide one of Maine's best photo ops. A busy parking lot is guarded by a souvenir store an…
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 …
Modern American in The Kennebunks

White Barn Inn Restaurant

One of Maine's most renowned high-end restaurants, the White Barn boasts country-elegant decor and a menu that changes weekly. Expect top-quality local seafood, meat and produce, such as Kennebunkport lobster on hom…
Cafe in The Yorks

Stonewall Kitchen Company Store & Cafe

Fill up on dozens of free samples (wild blueberry jam, tapenade, caramel sauce…yum!) at the flagship store of the Stonewall Kitchen specialty foods empire, just off US 1. Or tuck into a bowl of housemade granola or …
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 …