Just across the water from Portsmouth is Kittery, ME. This beautiful port city has a lot to offer, whether it’s the scenic coastal views, or its pleasant downtown. Visitors looking for a great place to dine will find plenty of excellent restaurants in Kittery Maine, serving a wide range of dishes. We’ve put together the following list to give a taste of Kittery dining. Enjoy!
10 of the Most Terrific Restaurants in Kittery Maine
Robert’s Maine Grill
Ranked on TripAdvisor as the best of the restaurants in Kittery Maine, Robert’s Maine Grill crafts their delicious dishes with local ingredients, ensuring that dinner with them is truest to the area’s flavor. Harrigan Casserole, lobster pizza and their Maine’s best Fish & Chips (made with Allagash beer) highlight their dinner menu. Craft beer from local breweries like Allagash, Oxbow and Rising Tide are on tap. Come by for Community Supper, every Tuesday and Wednesday night! Visit robertsmainegrill.com for more information.
Loco Coco’s Tacos
Just because you’re in New England doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy great Mexican fare. West Coast transplant Luis Valdez has been serving Kittery with delicious tacos, quesadillas and more, for over a decade! Try the Tia Margarita Shrimp Burrito, one of their many taco choices (including the Bahn Mi tacos!), and more. Visit locococos.com for their menu, hours and location.
Warren’s Lobster House
The name says it all – this is where you go if you want lobster in Kittery. Snack on Popcorn Lobster, order New England staples like a lobster roll or clam chowder, or dig into a Baked Stuffed Lobster Tail. However, the menu isn’t limited strictly to seafood, and Warren’s Lobster House lays claim to having the “Seacoast’s Finest Salad Bar.” No matter your preference, your appetite will be satisfied. Head to lobsterhouse.com for full menus.
Bob’s Clam Hut
Depending on where you’re from, the only “hut” you’re familiar with is the one that sells pizza. Well, leave the idea of greasy pie in the past, and set your sites on savory seafood and head to Bob’s Clam Hut! Entering its 60th year of business, this Kittery mainstay serves seafood classics as well as American staples. Try any of their combination plates, loaded with clams, scallops, shrimp and more. Sandwiches like the Haddockwich and Onion Ring Burger are offered, as well as clam cakes, lobster salads and more! Visit their website and see why Bob’s Clam Hut is one of the best restaurants in Kittery Maine.
Henry VIII Carvery
Royally delicious sandwiches are the order of the court at Henry VIII Carvery. Hand-carved roast beef sandwiches, piled high with everything from lettuce and tomato to roasted red peppers and Boursin cheese are served here, at a prices far below a king’s ransom. Check out their menu here!
When Pigs Fly Pizzeria
You won’t find a better wood-fired, artisan pizza better than those served at When Pigs Fly Pizzeria. Try the Duck Confit pizza, the Four Cheese & Pesto, or any of their other delicious pies on their menu. Sandwiches, raw bar items and more are available as well! Visit them online at whenpigsflypizzeria.com.
Beach Pea Baking Co.
You can’t have a good restaurant scene without a solid bakery, and Beach Pea Baking Co. fills that need. They bake artisan breads like Ciabatta, Country French and Fougasse (among many more), as well as croissants, cheese danishes, salads and sandwiches! There’s too much to list here; visit beachpeabaking.com for more information.
The Black Birch
Atmosphere is a key ingredient to a successful dining experience, and The Black Birch has an excellent one. An inviting pub setting and a menu that lists items like Lobster Mac and Cheese and the Black Birch Reuben help make The Black Birch a local favorite. The impressive draught list helps, too. See their full menu at theblackbirch.com and head to one of the best restaurants in Kittery Maine.
Conveniently located in Wallingford Square, Anneke Jans’ menu will have you hungry before you finish reading. Order the Seared Salmon (accompanied by roasted sunchoke), or the Wild Maine Mussels, served with bacon and pomme frites for dinner. Or, enjoy the lounge and sip on a cup of French-pressed coffee, an espresso martini, or a loose leaf tea! Click here to visit their website, and browse their full menu.
Anju Noodle Bar
Asian fare enthusiasts will find themselves at home at Anju Noodle Bar. Anju’s menu represents the best of Asian food, like Shoyu Ramen and Spicy Lamb Curry, to Cucumber Kimchi and Gochujang Wings. Add to that a rotating list of craft beer and an impressive sake list, and you have yourself a can’t-miss Asian eatery. Learn more at anjunoodlebar.com.
Dockside Guest Quarters and Inn
Located in York, only 8.5 miles north of Kittery, Dockside Guest Quarters and Inn is the perfect place to stay along the Maine coast. Scenic New England views surround our property. View the ocean from your room, and take in the serenity of the beaches here in York. Be sure to take a look at our specials and packages, and start planning your Maine vacation today.