Several Kennebunkport and Kennebunk restaurants and pubs offer happy hours, some are more frequent in the off-season – October to May, while others continue year round. Truth is Kennebunkport folks love their happy hours, some say “Kpt is a drinking town with a fishing problem,” others call it “Kennedrinkport” If you agree there is nothing better than a beverage overlooking the Kennebunk River or the sea, read on… and be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times and deals.
Be sure to call ahead to Kennebunkport & Kennebunk area restaurants for reservations, and outdoor dining and take out!
See our list of Kennebunkport Restaurants,and see these Happy Hour Favorites:
Alisson’s Restaurant in the heart of Dock Square is a great place to stop by for a beer or cocktail, after a round of shopping, for drinks and great pub fare. Alisson’s has a great vibe, like the Cheers of Kennebunkport. Daily specials make Alisson’s great value – cheap & cheerful!
Stripers Waterside Restaurant at the Breakwater Inn has amazing views of the Kennebunk River, the namesake breakwater and sunsets. Stripers often has Happy Hours and dining deals most nights.
The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel often offers Happy Hour midweek non-peak season, and a river view that should make you very happy on their outdoor deck. Their menu is diverse with something for everyone, lobster of course, lunch and dinner.
Hurricane in Dock Square often offers happy hour snacks and drink deals midweek. Other specials, include Buck a Shuck and Public Suppers in the off season. Live entertainment occurs many Saturday nights in season.
Ocean at Cape Arundel Inn is closed in winter, but it’s a spectacular place for a cocktail on the porch or ocean view dinner in season.
Tides Beach Club has a remarkable setting on beautiful Goose Rocks Beach, open seasonally with fun happy hours, especially select Sundays with live music.
Old Vines Wine Bar is a very convivial place for cocktails and wine specials plus small tapas plates. Old Vines often hosts live music.
Batson River Tasting Room is Kennebunk’s hip tasting room, with craft cocktails from their own batch distillery and tasty small bites in a super cozy atmosphere, or outside on the deck or fireside patio in season.
Pedros is the local Mexican spot on Port Road with a great south of the border atmosphere, Happy Hour and delicious margaritas.
Pearl has Happy Hour with specially priced cocktails and oyster deals.
Ryans Irish Corner House Pub has happy hour and pint specials in season.
95 Ocean in Nonantum Resort offers dining specials, live entertainment frequently, and waterfront views. For a more informal dining scene, you can also stop in Heckman’s Pub offering craft cocktails, local draft beers and a comprehensive wine list, plus a delicious Maine menu.
Admirals Table at the Rhumb Line Resort is open seasonally in summer and always offers a very reasonable poolside menu for lunch and dinner, with grilled burgers, Maine lobster rolls or a Down East Fest with steamed lobster, corn on the cob, and strawberry shortcake for dessert – all-inclusive lobster dinner freshly cooked and served by the pool. Guests at this resort can sip on delicious beverages while soaking up the sun by the pool.
Lodge on the Cove is a great summer place – a pool side casual restaurant with summertime with Happy Hour and live music certain nights. You enjoy cocktails, sandwiches and pizza, with a view of the pool and the cove.
The Arundel Wharf is where the locals go in summer on a sunny afternoon for drinks, Adirondack chairs, and a great deck overlooking the River in Kennebunkport.
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For lodging in The Kennebunks, see our Kennebunkport Lodging Guide and our Kennebunkport Events Page for all the goings on all year long in the Kennebunks.