About Stripers - Kennebunkport

133 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
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Stripers features local seafood on the water with a sunset view of the river and ocean, private beach, and a waterside bar. Have a drink in one of our adirondack chairs on our lawn, or come inside for a great meal, with plenty of options for those who would prefer an alternative to seafood.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Closed Monday& Tuesday
Wed, Thurs 3- 8pm
Friday 3- 8:30pm
Saturday 12- 8:30pm
Sunday 12- 8pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(207) 967-3118

Website:
http://www.stripersrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is available in the lot behind the restaurant.

Public Transit:
Trolley Stop across the street during summer months.

Executive Chef:
Gary Caron

Private Party Facilities:
Private Dining Room with Fireplace for up to 30 people; tented events up to 150 people.

Private Party Contact:
Vanessa Warnock: 207-361-8755x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Special Events & Promotions:
Stripers Restaurant is available for special events. Please call 207-361-8755 or email events@thebreakwaterinn.com for more information.

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Details
Sun 5:00PM - 5:00PM

Wed - Sat 5:00PM - 5:00PM

Stripers - Kennebunkport Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

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food4
ambience5
service4
value4

Beautiful view

vip
Dined 6 days ago

Quiet but service was fantastic and food was delicious.

Tags: romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

A gem! Great food and service at a beau ...

Dined on April 19, 2016

A gem! Great food and service at a beautiful location. Lobster menu is a terrific value.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Beautiful spot for Easter Dinner

Dined on March 27, 2016

We had a wonderful Easter Dinner at Striper's. It's located down the street from all the quaint shops. The food was delicious and service was excellent.

Tags: great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Best brunch I've had in years. Small me ...

Dined on March 27, 2016

Best brunch I've had in years. Small menu, but the food was amazing. I'll definitely be going back.

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Well spent evening

Dined on March 9, 2016

Our dinner was great and the service was impeccable. We had a bottle of wine wiphich was good and inexpensive. A fun evening for under $200.00 can't beat it. Quiet atmosphere romantic and friendly.

Tags: kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service1
value2

Poor service

Dined on February 28, 2016

Our server took our drink order and it took at least 20 mins to get it with only a couple of partys there. The wine served was not correct so she had to go back to the bar again. The atmosphere was nothing special( cold weather, ate inside). Paid 25.00 for roasted chicken, small portion.

food3
ambience2
service3
value2

Off season visit not a good as summer

Dined on February 14, 2016

This was our 2nd time to Stripers, the last being in the summer a couple of years ago. Of course it was nicer then since part of the restaurant this time was closed off season and we got stuck next to a noisy group. The food was good but I found for the price, I expected a little more. I am not someone who expects large portions but honestly there was a little bit of rice and a smidge of spinach with my red fish. I actually ended up having something to eat a little while later back at our hotel. Service was great and again the food was very fresh...I just expected a little more overall...but it is February so this could be part of it.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

25th Anniversary/Valentine's Dinner

Dined on February 14, 2016

My wife and I had our 25th Anniversary/Valentine's Dinner at Stripers. The service was outstanding. We started with the Clam Chowder, it was some of the best we have ever had. My wife had the Caesar Salad and I ordered the Lobster Taco. The salad was very good but the Lobster Taco was excellent. The taste, texture and flavor were all top notch. For dinner we both ordered the Lazy Style Lobster. It was served in warm butter and was outstanding. My wife ordered desert, it was something chocolate. Mouth watering and some of the best she has ever tasted. Overall everything was outstanding and will be a repeat customer.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service4

Get the lobster! Delicious!

Dined on February 12, 2016

Get the lobster! Delicious!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

a very Special Christmas Eve

Dined on December 25, 2015

This was our first time and we will definitely be back with family and friends. An outstanding dining experience. And we met the chef and got the recipe for apple tiramsu. Great service from Ryan and the staff and not outrageously priced.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Lobster....

vip
Dined on October 21, 2015

You can't beat the 2 for $25 lobster special they run all day on Tuesday and Wednesday. Beside the usual lobster dishes, they have some very creative ones.. The wine list is extensive and well representative and there are affordable bottle on the list. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the view out to the beach is great. Lastly, the service was perfect...friendly, attentive, knowledgable and not intrusive at all.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service4

A stripe above the rest

Dined on October 18, 2015

A friendly staff, good food, great view! Want more when in Kennebunkport? You won't find it, so stop looking and go have a meal here. Portions are appropriate: you will leave full but not over stuffed. There are some interesting items on the menu and some twists to stand-bys so you won't feel as if it is the same old, same old. Lobster, of course, several different ways. Seafood, shell fish, turf selections, soups, salads, desserts, innovative cocktails, a wine list with good choices and reasonable prices. Get a reservation before all the tables are snapped up!

food3
ambience2
service2

Stripers Restaurant at the Breakwater Inn & Spa

Dined on October 14, 2015

Not much atmosphere except for the view of the Kennebunk River. Paid $15 for a cocktail at the bar. We were the only people at the bar and the glass was poured half empty. Second one, different barmaid was made better. Food was fresh but pretty average. Wife had lobster two ways : lobster taco & lazy man. She said it was good. I had the sword fish served with polenta and romesco sauce. Fish seemed fresh, not a very generous portion but was grilled well. The sauce and polenta was pretty uninspiring . Overall sorry to say a forgettable experience.

Tags: scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Never Disappointed

Dined on October 13, 2015

Food was excellent as was our waitress. The atmosphere is pleasant without being stuffy.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Sunset delight

Dined on September 22, 2015

Had a great meal with an out of town business guest - we enjoyed a cocktail outside by the river before settling down at a table with a great view of the sunset over the river. Attentive service, tasty lobster dishes (it was Lobster Night - two lobster courses for $25), and a reasonable tab added up to a fine dining experience. We will be back......

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food4
ambience4
service5

Beautiful spot!

Dined on September 18, 2015

This was a beautiful spot for a birthday dinner. The sunset view was spectacular on the water. The food was delicious and very fresh. I would highly recommend this spot to anyone!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food4
ambience5
service5

We had a table on the back deck. It was ...

Dined on September 8, 2015

We had a table on the back deck. It was a beautiful view and atmosphere. The food was excellent. Our table of 4 had mussels , lobster stew, along with various fish entrees. Service was also excellent. I would definitely return.

food4
ambience4
service4

My husband and I have been here a few ti ...

Dined on September 6, 2015

My husband and I have been here a few times, and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious, and the scenary is beautiful.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Great sunset

vip
Dined on September 2, 2015

Blueberry Cosmo yummy great view good flavor fish dishes.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
food2
ambience4
service4

Great spot-disappointing food

vip
Dined on August 21, 2015

Sadly Stripers is missing a windfall of accolade that would happen if their food measured up to the facility and view! The steak I had ,garnished with blah mashed potatoes,could have been better in a diner.I feel they sacrifice the quality of the food ,hoping their recipes mask the lack of quality. The outside seating is lovely and would make a nice luncheon spot,when perhaps the price of a light lunch won't be so overshadowed by the lack of food quality.Dinner is expensive-this is not the place for a tourist looking for the best deal for his vacation dollar.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Superb food, view and service

Dined on August 19, 2015

This is by far the most underrated restaurant in Kennebunkport. It's a gem.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service4

Can't have a better setting

vip
Dined on August 15, 2015

And the food, service and cocktails are outstanding. So lucky to have this restaurant in Kennebunkport!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service4

Nice meal and setting

Dined on August 14, 2015

Beautiful restaurant and setting. Had a light dinner with drinks - all was good. Sat outside on the lawn chairs and watched fireworks as we listened to the ocean. Very memorable.

Tags: romantic, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Beautiful location. Excellent food and s ...

vip
Dined on August 5, 2015

Beautiful location. Excellent food and service.

food3
ambience5
service3

Best setting ever; food good but bland.

Dined on August 2, 2015

Sitting outdoors at sunset looking over the Kennebeck River toward the beach and the ocean beyond. Most beautiful setting ever. Looks like it would be a fabulous happy hour spot. People were enjoying drinks sitting on chairs and benches on the lawn leading to the water. The food was not quite up to the view, however. The food was well cooked and perfectly OK, but the preparation was unimaginative and bland. Something piquant, savory, or even spicy was called for to complement the tuna and pork dishes we ordered. Service was slow, but I think they were understaffed. I don't fault the waitress, who tried hard. Parking was an issue -- it was available but not obvious and caused some consternation with us and other patrons.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food3
ambience4
service5

Overall a disappointment.

Dined on July 30, 2015

Have gone herefor years and the food and as always pretty good. This time it was mediocre. The BBQ cauliflower was excellent but the two lobster dishes and the mussels were pretty average. The service was excellent and the views are wonderful. Overall a disappointment.

Tags: kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
food4
ambience5
service4

Views&Food

Dined on July 22, 2015

Best view and great food...outside dining option...🌅great sunsets

Tags: great for outdoor dining, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

A true gem

vip
Dined on July 14, 2015

Have been going to Stripers for years and they seem to get better each summer! Best oysters in town! We had tuna, sword fish, lobster roll, lobster cakes, ceviche, and salads, all were amazing. The best view any time of day. I can't understand why it's not packed, I think being right on the edge of town makes people miss it! Don't miss it!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Casual Atmosphere - Elegant Dining

Dined on July 10, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch at Stripers. The food and service was excellent. We also thoroughly enjoyed the scenic view of the water.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Great Experience!

Dined on July 9, 2015

Food was great, service was wonderful and friendly, sat outside and really enjoyed the view of boats on the river

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service3

Stripers

Dined on June 28, 2015

My wife and I had dinner at Stripers and, while there was nothing particularly wrong with it, there was nothing particularly special about it either. The food was good, but not great as was the service and decor. One area that does standout, however, is the view. It may be worth a visit just for the scenery.

Tags: scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Not a bad seat in the house

Dined on June 24, 2015

Ocean view seating with doors that open to the breezes. Great bar selections and wine list. Wonderfully prepared menu selections and desserts to cap it all off. Seating was immediate, service was perfect and not hovering... We did return and plan to again!

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience4
service5

pretty

Dined on June 21, 2015

I think this spot is perfect for any pretty summer day. I personally did not care for the food. The beauty was amazing and their staff is very attentive .

Tags: great for outdoor dining, scenic view
food4
ambience5
service5

Nice restaurant

Dined on June 7, 2015

This restaurant has great views of the harbor in Kennebunkport. Food was excellent. Very classy.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

The ambiance was outstading as well as the food!

Dined on June 3, 2015

I had the lobster roll which was absolutely delicious.! The service was great, and cannot wait to return for the lobster lover's special! The water view is spectacular, and will look forward to sitting outside when the weather is warner. Will definitely recommend Stripers to all my friends! Kudos to the Chef, Linda Small!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Great find...first winter they are open

Dined on February 21, 2015

This was my first time at this restaurant. The view is fabulous and the wait staff was very attentive and friendly! The food selection was impressive. I have already made reservations to return for Sunday brunch next week.

Tags: great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience3
service3

Not a memorable experience

Dined on January 24, 2015

The Inn seems to be updated and cozy but sitting in a smaller room with only one other couple initially made it awkward. No music to help filter the conversation. I had the strip steak with chimichurri sauce that was not hot and didn't have much taste to it. The potatoes were on the cool side. We had the brussel sprouts as a side dish because they had been recommended by our waitress at another restaurant. They tasted greasy and burnt...didn't settle well. My hubby had the roasted chicken with root vegetables and again not much flavor and moderately warm. Being off season we find restaurants often find they don't have to try as hard but to me, if anything they should want to take care better of us locals that are their bread and butter after all the tourists leave.

food3
ambience4
service2

Just ok

Dined on December 25, 2014

We were looking forward to Christmas dinner after working the day ourselves. The menu options looked great but the food was disappointing and the service was poor. Cesar Salad dressing tasted more eggy and needed more garlic. The salad was small. Great was the pumpkin soup. Beef roast came in the form of three thin slices of roast. It was to their credit rare which was what I was looking for but was fatty. I cut away the equivalent of almost 1 slice of gristle and fat. Side vegetables were very good. My partner had ham which was tasty but came in a few very thin slices. The service was poor. We had to prompt our wait person for bread, silverware, refill of water, pepper for the salad...... The settling was lovely with the fireplace going in the adjacent room.

food3
ambience3
service3

Nice try.

vip
Dined on November 27, 2014

Nice try for a Thanksgiving dinner out. Food and service were both marginal, although the crowd was very light. Very nice setting and view, but the meal was like a catered banquet.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5

Birthday Celebration

Dined on October 25, 2014

We stayed at The Beach House and decided to eat at Stripers since the restaraunt is affiliated with the hotel. Our meal was outstanding, as was the service from waitstaff. We started, and split, the Kale salad, which was delicious. We ordered two entrees. One entree was the Duck special and the second was the Pumpkin Ravioli special and both were outstanding. We also split a desert, blueberry bread pudding, with decaf coffee and a cordial. The coffee was perfect and clearly had just been brewed, the desert outstanding, and we enjoyed the experience. We will return to Stripers when we are in the Kennebunkport area.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot

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