Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Us

With Chefs named O’Hea, you know that The Kennebunk Inn and Academe take St. Patrick’s Day seriously. Come join us for an evening of good cheer and Irish dining specials on March 17th.

An Historic Inn & Restaurant

Located in the heart on downtown Kennebunk Village, The Kennebunk Inn is the only full service lodging & dining establishment in Kennebunk Village. To learn more about what the Inn, our restaurant Academe, and the towns of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport have to offer, please use the links below. Lodging: Rooms & Suites, Amenities & Pricing […]

The Village: Kennebunk Magazine – Was it LOVE at first bite?

Article in The Village Magazine: Kennebunk by Faith Gillman Shanna & Brian O’Hea, chefs & owners of The Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant are featured on the cover of The Village magazine’s February issue. The article tells the story of how the O’Heas met, what inspired them to open their own restaurant and what they […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2016

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 addition to our […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]