95 OCEAN AT THE NONANTUM RESORT, 95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, 967-4050.
Enjoy waterfront dining at this historic resort celebrating its 129th season. Nightly entertainment and dining specials in season. Join us for our Sunday “Breakfast with an Artist” and Benefit Breakfast series. See menus and details on our Web site. Conference, banquet andwedding facilities for up to 180 people.   www.nonantumresort.com



ARUNDEL WHARF RESTAURANT, 43 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, 967-3444. Located on the Kennebunk River at the site of a former shipbuilding pier, the Arundel Wharf offers casual waterfront dining and cocktails, inside by the fireplace or on the deck (weather permitting). The menu features lobster dishes and other seafood specialties. Open daily from 11:30 AM. Dinner reservations suggested.   www.arundelwharf.com


BANDALOOP, 2 Dock Square, Kennebunkport, 967-4994. Bandaloop brings you fine cuisine with an adventuresome twist. Chef-owner W. Scott Lee presents his vision for casual, healthy dining in a funky, relaxed atmosphere that welcomes vegetarians, vegans, carnivores, as well as kids. In season, outdoor dining is offered on a covered patio. Look for the staircase to Bandaloop in Dock Square. Entrance on Cross Street.   www.bandaloop.biz


THE BULL & CLAW, Route 1, Wells, 646-8467. Serving for more than a quarter century and a favorite among the locals, this is family dining at its best. Fresh native seafood, choice steaks, scallops, swordfish and shrimp, cooked over an open fire. Platters of fried seafood, steamed lobsters and clam specials. Children’s menu. All-you-can-eat salad and soup bars. Maine brewery beers, wines, cocktail specialties. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.



CAPE PIER CHOWDER HOUSE, on the pier, Cape Porpoise, 967-0123. Enjoy fresh local seafood overlooking one of Maine’s most scenic working harbors, surrounded by islands. Watch lobstermen unload their catch. See the Goat Island Lighthouse. Dine inside or outside on the sunny deck. Great lobster rolls, lobster dinners, chowders, steamers and fried seafood. Beer and wine. Open daily, 11 AM to closing.   www.capeporpoiselobster.com


THE CAPTAIN’S RESTAURANT, 1 Pier Road, Cape Porpoise, 967-2341. Family owned and operated by the Perrsons for 29 years, this historic eatery is in the heart of the scenic village of Cape Porpoise. The restaurant has a long tradition of serving the freshest local seafood and delicious rolls, pies and other pastries baked daily on the premises. Dinner served Thursday to Sunday in spring and fall; nightly in the summer months. Reservations accepted.


THE COLONY HOTEL, 140 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, 967-3331. Kennebunkport’s premier oceanfront hotel features award-winning New England fare and fresh local seafood. Always open to the public, the Colony Hotel Porch dining affords breathtaking views of the ocean and gardens. Enjoy our pub-style lunch served pool-side. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served daily, May through October.   www.thecolonyhotel.com


F.O. GOLDTHWAITE'S's/POOL LOBSTER, 3 Lester B. Orcutt Blvd., Biddeford Pool. 207-284-5000. Located on the water in scenic Biddeford Pool. Featuring a full line of groceries, specialty items, beer and wine. Take-out or eat in  our ocean-view picnic area while enjoying fresh seafood selections  from our extensive menu. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7 AM. Call ahead to order cooked lobsters and clams (free of charge). Shipping available. Find us on Facebook at Goldthwaite's/Pool Lobster or at www.poollobster.com.



FEDERAL JACK’S RESTAURANT AND BREW PUB, 8 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, 967-4322. Enjoy world-class ales and inspired food overlooking Kennebunkport Harbor. Late night and kid’s menus available.  Sunday brunch from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Kennebunkport Brewing Company located downstairs offers free brewery tours. Also, downstairs, is the unique KBC gift store and internet café.   www.federaljacks.com


FEILE RESTAURANT AND PUB, 1619 Post Road (Route 1), Wells, 251-4065. A charming Irish Pub, chef-owned. House Specialties include Corned Beef & Cabbage, Bangers & Mash,  Shepherds Pie, Grilled Salmon and Fish & Chips. Full bar and impressive beer menu. Dine in the pub or one of the cozy dining rooms. Open Mon.-Sat. at 3 PM; Sunday at 11 AM. Late night pub menu available every night until midnight. Entertainment Friday and Saturday; trivia on Thursdays. Open year-round. Family friendly. www.feilerestaurantandpub.com


FISHERMAN’S CATCH, Harbor Road, Wells Harbor, 646-8780. Step back in time to the flavor of a rugged and rustic Maine in this friendly, informal restaurant on the way to Wells Harbor. Roll up your sleeves, gather ‘round the table and let the Cardinali family serve up a fresh-from-the-sea Maine feast. This is the way Maine lobster, clams and succulent seafood should be enjoyed. Wine and beer served. Desserts include homemade pies and strawberry shortcake. Open spring through October.


JONATHAN’S OGUNQUIT, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit, 646-4777. Casual, fine dining for over 33 years. Located just around the corner from the Ogunquit Playhouse and on the trolley route. Dine gardenside or by our 600-gallon aquarium. Twin lobster specials nightly from $19.95-$23.95. Weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings, wine dinners and live entertainment. Open year-round with ample free parking. Reservations recommended. www.jonathansrestaurant.com


ON THE MARSH, 46 Western Avenue (Route 9), Kennebunk Lower Village, 967-2299. Indulge in European country cuisine in a circa 1800 converted barn and farmhouse overlooking a tidal salt marsh on four acres of splendid plantings. Weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings, wine dinners, culinary classes. At the Owner’s Table, enjoy a tasting menu paired with fine wines. Open year-round. Dinner from 5:30 to closing. Reservations requested.    www.onthemarsh.com


PIER 77 RESTAURANT, 77 Pier Road, Cape Porpoise, 967-8500. Chef/Owner Peter Morency and his wife Kate invite you to join them at, Pier 77. Peter and Kate have extensively renovated Pier 77 to reflect both his deep New England roots and her San Francisco sense of laid back elegance. It’s contemporary American fine dining without an attitude. Reservations suggested.   www.pier77restaurant.com



PORT LOBSTER CO.., 122 Ocean Ave. Kennebunkport, 207-967-2081. Family owned for 57 years, Port lobster offers lobster, fish, clams, mussels and other seafood. Lobster meat picked fresh daily. Lobster rolls, crab rolls and clam chowder for take out. Lobsters and clams can be cooked (free of charge); call ahead to order. Our own line of frozen seafood: lobster and seafood entrees, crab cakes, lobster quiche, lobster Newburg. Beer, wine and bake goods also available. All items can be packed for travel. Shipping available. www.portlobster.com


ONE DOCK at the Kennebunkport Inn, One Dock Square, Kennebunkport, 967-2621.Kennebunkport’s only steakhouse, featuring the finest  grilled steaks and seafood, offers a warm, inviting ambiance, great food and  exceptional service. The award-winning restaurant is a must-try with the house  specialties – Lazy Lobster and Lobster Ravioli. Serving nightly in the summer; Wednesday through Saturday, mid-September to mid-June. Entertainment nightly in the piano bar.   www.porttavern.com