Dock Square/Lower Village - Dinner

Arundel Wharf
Lots of fun for happy hour or a casual dinner overlooking the Kennebunk River.
The outdoor bar is the best place for pre-sunset cocktails.
43 Ocean Avenue (207-967-3444)

Ports of Italy
Homemade pasta with local ingredients
4 Western Ave (207) 204 0365

The Burleigh (at the Kennebunkport Inn)
Small plates, craft cocktails, and live entertainment
1 Dock Square (207-967-2621)

The Boathouse
Grab lunch or dinner on the Kennebunk River.
21 Ocean Ave

Center of Dock Square, seafood, steaks, and pasta
29 Dock Square (207-967-9111)

Batson River Tasting Room
Craft brewery and distillery serving cocktails and small bites.

Mabel’s Lobster Claw
Must try the lobster roll, chowder, and blueberry pie!
Reservations are recommended as it gets crowded.
124 Ocean Avenue (207-967-2562)

Authentic Mexican food and great margaritas!
181 Port Road (207-967-5544)

The White Barn Inn Restaurant
Award winning restaurant housed in a restored barn next to the White Barn Inn.
Reservations necessary. Jacket required.
37 Beach Avenue (207-967-2321)

Earth at Hidden Pond
“Farm-to-fork” restaurant with organic farm where produce is picked daily. Reservations necessary.
354 Goose Rocks Road (207-967-6550)

Pearl Oyster Bar
Oysters, raw bar, small plates
27 Western Ave (207-204-0860 )


Dock Square/Lower Village - Breakfast / Lunch

Mornings in Paris
European-style café with outdoor seating
21 Western Avenue, Kennebunk (207-204-0032)

All Day Breakfast
55 Western Avenue, Kennebunk (207-967-5132)

Old Salt's Pantry
Breakfast sandwiches and lobster rolls to go!
Ocean Avenue in Dock Square. (207-967-4966)

A great new favorite from chef Jonathan Cartwright.  Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner. BYOB.
Reservations recommended for dinner.
2 Pier Road, Cape Porpoise (207-204-0707) 

Clam Shack
Emily’s favorite lobster roll & fried clams!
The Dock Square Bridge (207-967-3321)


Federal Jacks Brewpub (Home of Shipyard Brewery)
Large top deck restaurant/bar serving cocktails, excellent microbrew beers and a full menu.
8 Western Avenue (207-967-4322)  

The Spirit of Massachusetts - Schooner Bar
Grab a drink on the 125-foot schooner docked on the Kennebunk River (across from the Clam Shack).
4 Western Ave

Old Vines Wine Bar
(see above)

Pedros (see above)

The Burleigh (see above)


Rococo Artisan Ice Cream: 6 Spring Street (207-251-6866)
Satellite Doughnuts: 6 Spring Street (207) 502-7909. 


You will find many shops and local small businesses walking around Dock Square.
The list of favorites is endless. If you drive, you may also want to visit:

Antiques on Nine: 81 Western Avenue, Kennebunk

 Hurlbutt Designs: 35 Western Avenue, Kennebunk

Dannah’s: 123 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport


Goose Rocks Beach
~9 miles from Dock Square - a favorite beach with protected shoreline and sand bars.
Grab an early lunch at Tides Beach Club across from the beach.

The Colony Beach in Kennebunkport
Convenient but small beach located just across Ocean Avenue from The Colony Hotel.
Parking onsite and no parking sticker needed.

Parsons Beach
From Dock Square head west on Route 9 / Western Avenue into Kennebunk. Go ~2.5 miles.
After crossing a small bridge over the Mousam River take your first left onto Parson's Beach Road
(you will see a sign for Riverhurst Farm on the corner). Parking is available along parts of Parson's Beach Road
on the way in and alternatively across Route 9. Parking is limited so carpooling is a good idea.


Cliff Walk - Parson’s Way Trail
A cliff walk starting directly across the street from the Colony Hotel and following around
the shorefront of Cape Arundel to St. Ann’s Church, Spouting Rock, Blowing Cave and Walker’s Point.

Bike Rentals
Kennebunkport Bicycle: 34 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport. (207 967 7382)

Aquaholics Surf Shop & Paddle Boarding

Surf lessons, surfboard & paddle board rentals. The shop also offers beach chairs and umbrellas to rent as well.
166 Port Road (207-967-8650)

Harbor Village Scooter Rentals
Scooters are available to rent for 24 hours or by the hour (with a two hour minimum).
Located at the corner of Route 35and Route 9 (207-967-8760)

Kayak Rentals
Guided tours to nearby Cape Porpoise, the Kennebunk River, Mousam River, and Casco Bay.
Tours are approximately 3 hours in length.
8 Western Avenue, Kennebunk. (207-967-6065)
Sea Kayak
Kayak rentals and tours of Cape Porpoise and Kennebunk including Goat Island Lighthouse
and other attractions. (207-712-5755) 

Kylie’s Chance Scenic Lobster Tour
Tour 1.5 hour scenic cruise departs from dock next to bridge and the Clam Shack.
4 Western Avenue (207-967-5507)

First Chance Whale Watch
~4.5 hours, the scenic cruise will leave from Kennebunkport to the feeding grounds of Finbacks, Humbacks, Minke’s,
the rare Blue Whale and the endangered Right Whale.
4 Western Avenue (207-967-5507)


The following golf courses are open to the public:

Cape Arundel Golf Course, 19 River Road (207 967-3494)
Webhannet Golf Club, 26 Golf Club Drive (207-967-2061)
Dutch Elm Golf Course, 5 Brimstone Road (207-282-9850)
Hillcrest Golf - Driving Range and Mini Par 3, 71 Western Avenue (207 967-4661)


Cottage Breeze Day Spa & Boutique
31 Western Avenue, Kennebunk. (207 967-2259)

The Spa at Rivers Edge
83 Portland Road Kennebunk. (207-985-3400)