Best Thing I Ever Ate – Lobster Pot Pie – Now Shipping

Best Thing I Ever Ate on the Food Network Season 4 – Episode 14 Academe Maine Brasserie and Tavern at The Kennebunk Inn was featured on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” episode, Reinvented Classics. (Video at the link.) The Food Network  represents the best recipe ideas, videos, healthy eating advice, party […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2016

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Sunday evening, February 14, 2016 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  Academe has prepared a very special, fixed price menu for you and your sweetie. Recommendations are recommended.  Walk-Ins will be accepted. Please call us at (207) 985-3351 to make a reservation, or […]

Happy New Year from The Kennebunk Inn

All of us at Academe and The Kennebunk Inn wish you and yours a safe, happy, and prosperous 2016.  We are extremely blessed to have such wonderful customers and to be able to serve the fantastic community of Kennebunk, Maine. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers, friends and neighbors for a […]

New Year’s Eve Dinner – 2015

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Kennebunk Inn

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn – a 2015 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award Winner

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn has been named a Diners’ Choice Award Winner for 2015. OpenTable’s awards are based on verified reviews by patrons who have dined in the restaurants that receive the awards. Unlike certain other types of reviews, OpenTable only accepts reviews from customers who made a reservation through the OpenTable system, checked […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2015

Celebration at Academe means bringing together friends, old and new, with innovative cuisine and libations. Our New Year’s Eve design, this year, draws from the past of familiar flavors with our modern interpretation. Our loyal clientele has come to love our authentically simple take on comfort foods from around the globe. In this spirit of […]

Join us for a special Christmas Eve Dinner, Thursday, December 24, 2015

Please join us for a celebration of the season as we serve Christmas Eve Dinner from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Thursday, December, 24th, 2015.  We are also open for lunch on Christmas eve, beginning at 11:30 AM. Menu Items & Prices are subject to change. If you have any questions about Academe’s dinner […]

Chestnut Bisque with Chef Shanna O’Hea on Good Day Maine

Shanna O’Hea, one of the chef/owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe, appeared on WGME CBS-TV Channel 13 in Portland, Maine this week, preparing one of Kennebunk’s favorite winter classics: Chestnut Bisque. In this segment, hosted by Jana Barnello, chef Shanna demonstrated her technique for preparing this most quintessential of holiday soups. If […]

Recipe: Chestnut Bisque – A Wonderful Soup for Winter & The Christmas Season

You can tell it’s the Christmas holiday season when you see chestnut bisque make its appearance as one of our soup specials at The Kennebunk Inn. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea’s scratch-made chestnut bisque is a seasonal favorite of our customers in southern Maine. It helps to take the chill off and makes for a hearty start […]