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The White Barn Restaurant

37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
+1 207-967-2321
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“souffle” (21 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“fettuccine” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something is different here... service not quite as good, not very busy, and food offerings are not keeping up with national trends. Plate presentations are uninspiring. First time we left here not eager to go back.More

Thank Susan W
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Susan W, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. I am very sorry to hear that we did not meet the expectations you have of us. This is definitely a time of the year where we are not as...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

My family and I had dinner here last night to celebrate a milestone birthday. Everything was absolutely perfect! The food was delicious, the presentation outstanding, and the service impeccable from the moment we drove onto the property. It was raining and we were greeted at...More

Thank Traveloverx4
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Traveloverx4, We cannot thank you enough for being our guest. It was a pleasure to serve you and your family. It means so much to us that you share your experience. Thank you for taking the time and for such kind words. We certainly...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Was expecting a delicious and romantic dinner, boy were wrong. Food was mediocre at best and we felt rushed all night. Wasn't worth half the price. First and last time that we will give them our business. Both my wife and I work in the...More

Thank rickmace
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Rick Mace, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how you feel and that we disappointed you. This is clearly not what we strive for on a daily basis. Outside of holidays, we still serve an amuse bouche, an...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

They are not the restaurant they used to be -- a change of owners and Chef leaves this restaurant pretending to be something it is not. The menu is elevated but most of the food falls flat. When you need to add salt, to each...More

4  Thank Laurie K
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Laurie K., Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I am so sorry that you feel that we fell short of your expectations during your past dinner with us. I want to assure you...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were hoping for a romantic great away during the holidays, The White Barn Inn in Kennebunk missed our expectations. Our challenges began with dinner at the White Barn Inn Restaurant. The restaurant was not crowded having about 12 seated guests. We ordered martinis. After...More

3  Thank Dan S
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Dan S. Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to provide your feedback. Based on your notes, your dining experience was far from what we strive to provide on a daily basis. It truly pains us to know that we...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

If you enjoy great gourmet food, cozy environnment, superior service this is the place to go. It is pricey, but perfect for special occasions as we we where there for Christmas dinner.More

Thank JacksonRandall
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear JacksonRandall, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such positive and kind words. It is our honor and pleasure to host guests like you on such special occasions. This is our goal every day, in everything we do. We cannot wait...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

We go to Maine every year and make it a point to dine at The White Barn. From the time you park the car until you finish your dessert it is an unsurpassed experience. The room is beautiful and the seasonal display in the large...More

Thank USAFret
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear USAFret, Thank you so much for your kind words. It not only makes our day to read about how much our guests enjoyed their visit to The White Barn Restaurant, it makes our entire Holiday Season ever so special. We wish you all the...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

We just had thanksgiving dinner and even though it was good it was not up to the high standards as previously when it was truly a 5 star restaurant. I know it changed hands recently and maybe their goals have changed. Before there was a...More

Thank CCAAGG
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Dear CCAAGG, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I am so sorry that you feel that we fell short of your expectations during your Thanksgiving dinner with us. I want to assure you that...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

I'm rating this as average although they go to great effort to make it super-swanky for one reason--too expensive for what you are getting. They do it up very lavish, including three dessert courses, and it was all very attentive and the service was great,...More

Thank 208julie
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Dear 208julie, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your thoughts on your White Barn Restaurant experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience overall, albeit that we did not exceed your expectations, which is always our goal. We...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Been here many times and last visit did not disappoint. Great service and some of the best French gourmet food ever. Incredible dining experienceMore

Thank Rob K
Hugo A, Manager at The White Barn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Rob K, We have been a part of this community for many years, but it is what we do every day that matters to guests like you. We work hard to create that trust you spoke to. Thank you so much for taking the...More

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DaveAltnaharrie
4 March 2018|
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Response from Hugo A | Property representative |
Hello DaveAltna, I am delighted to let you know that we will be open that Monday April 30th. It is the first Monday we will open after ending our winter hours where close Mondays and Tuesdays. You can make a reservation... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 125 - USD 175
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7614
    (Route 9)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2321
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Grace White Barn Inn and Spa
Description
Fine American cuisine served in a fabulously converted barn. The White Barn Inn Restaurant is a AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5 Star and Relais & Châteaux property.
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