One of the best places to taste Maine's famous seafood is Kennebunk. Restaurants in and around this town are known for their fresh and delectable seafood, and there are a number of places that specialize in lobster dishes. For tourists in Kennebunk, a vacation will not be complete without trying some of the tasty lobster dishes that can be found around the town. BBOnline recommends that you dine in one of these popular Kennebunk restaurants.
Nunan's Lobster Hut
9 Mills Road
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
Nunan's Lobster Hut is located in Kennebunkport, which is about 4 miles southeast of Kennebunk. Restaurants in Kennebunkport serve some of the finest seafood in the region, and Nunan's is one of the famous ones that specializes in lobster dishes. The restaurant has been serving delicious lobsters to locals and tourists in the town since 1953, and it has continued to prepare lobsters with its original recipes until today. Some of the lobster dishes that you will find on the menu are Hot Boiled Lobster, Lobster Stew, Lobster Salad and Lobster Roll. If you are not in the mood for lobsters, you can opt for other items such as the New England Clam Chowder, Tuna Salad Roll, Grilled Hot Dog, Open-Faced Grilled Chicken Sandwich and Delmonico Steak Dinner.
If you're planning to drive to Nunan's Lobster Hut from your Kennebunk Bed and Breakfast, you have to go south on Summer Street or Route 9A. When you reach Kennebunkport, go east on School Street and head towards Cape Porpoise. After you pass Clement Huff Road, take a left into Mills Road and you will see the restaurant on your right.
Lord's Harborside Restaurant
352 Harbor Road
Wells, Maine 04090
(207) 646- 2651
Lord's Harborside Restaurant is another well-known lobster restaurant near Kennebunk that you should try. It is located in a nearby town called Wells, which is just about 5 miles from Kennebunk. This restaurant is certainly worth the short drive, because it offers some of the best lobster dishes in the region. Lord's Harborside Restaurant was established in 1969, and it's still run by the same owners. It offers an ideal environment for a casual and relaxing dining experience, as well as spectacular views of the mouth of the Webhannet River.
You'll be impressed with the wide selection of items on the restaurant's menu. A few highly recommended lobster dishes are the Two Lord's Own Sea Cakes, Lobster Stew, Maine Lobster Salad, Boiled Maine Lobster, Triple Tail Lobster and Lobster Pie. Other seafood items that are available include Clam Chowder, Salmon Maple Mustard Glaze, Grey Sole Almandine, Baked Stuffed Haddock and Broiled Swordfish.
To get to Lord's Harborside Restaurant from your Kennebunk Inn, just go southwest on York Street, which will become Post Road later. The road will take you to Wells, but before you reach the town, there is a Harbor Road on your left. Take that road, and it will lead you straight to the restaurant.