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50 Local

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50 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
+1 207-985-0850
17:00 - 21:00
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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363 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were a bit worried when we arrived for our 7.30 dinner reservation to find the place almost empty - but it soon filled up. So perhaps the tip here is not to eat too early. We found the locally-sourced food enjoyable and the service was fine; but nothing stood out enough to make this a particularly memorable meal.

Thank WardenRon
Sanford, Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal at 50 local! Service was outstanding! Everyone so friendly and welcoming. Our server went out of their way to make sure we had the best experience possible. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank michaels93717
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A quiet place with a great menu and friendly and professional staff. That feeling after dinner in this restaurant is worth 10 star. Compliments to the chef and his team. Thank you and see you soon definitely.

1 Thank Bojan M
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I went reciently. He had the chicken and thought it was wonderful. I had fish and chips, while it was hot it was great as it started to cool down it was feeling greasy? The chips were hand cut and good, but to much salt, I would have rather salted my own. The staff was great and... More 

Thank 12Debe
Kennebunks, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I recently ate at 50 Local and was more than disappointed. I have eaten there several times before and this last visit only confirms my recent experiences and my last one. The service was absolutely awful. It took the server over a half hour to even approach us. When she finally did take our order, she did not write it... More 

Thank riderfitt
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Traveled to Kennebunkport for a business meeting. Wanted to find new place for dinner for our arrival night -- Googled to find 50 Local, and booked a 7:15 dinner. It was excellent in every regard. We were greeted warmly and professionally by the "host" who seemed to have an "I care about you" owner- type air. It's a small restaurant... More 

1 Thank piersonmilano
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked to this restaurant in downtown Kennebunk from our B&B (Elizabeth Rose). The food was outstanding! My husband had lobster scampi which was the very best scampi he's ever had. I had lobster risotto, which was unbelievably delicious. Our waitress was outstanding as well, very kind, helpful, and attentive. The décor is more modern than the town suggests, but... More 

1 Thank julsmac
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I went here on the last night of our vacation in Maine. So glad we chose 50 Local. We loved this restaurant. The chefs take on Eggplant Parm was amazing. I had the poached egg 'salad'. Wonderful. My wife had the lobster scampi and it was incredible, I had the pasta with clams. So good. The biegnets... More 

Thank gwazzoo
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of a bunch of great restaurants outside the zoo of Dock Square, I have always found the food here to be great service worthy of tips and decor ambiance good if a little dark. They are one of two up market spots within 50yards of each other(kennebunk inn). And they both deliver on their food premise. Worth... More 

Thank slopedog
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Late Summer meal with friends at this quirky spot was 'spot on!" All four of us had different mains which followed excellent crab cakes. Wine was pricey but excellent and the service was top drawer. This restaurant has a hard won loyal client base so reservations are needed

Thank MalcolmDG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-985-0850
A new restaurant brought to you from local gal, Merrilee Paul and her husband David Ross that will feature the best of the area's resources. Relying on local farms, fisheries, and a commitment to the community, 50 Local is downtown Kennebunk's newest neighborhood establishment. 50 Local will feature an outstanding approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French Bistros with an American take, served in a comfortable, elegant, and friendly atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?