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 […]

OpenTable 2017 Diners’ Choice Award Winner: Academe at The Kennebunk Inn

2017 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award Winner The Kennebunk Inn’s restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern has once again been awarded OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award. Unlike many ratings and feedback sites, the only people who can rate a restaurant on OpenTable are people who have actually made a reservation for dining and have been verified by […]

Paint The Town Red Dinner – Saturday, February 11, 2017

Celebrate the Kennebunks with a Date Skate followed by a romantic dinner at Academe at The Kennebunk Inn. Date Skate 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk (located directly next to the Inn.)  Come ice skate with your sweetheart to the love songs of a live DJ. Free and open to the […]

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 […]