Dining at Ocean

Oceanfront Restaurant in Kennebunkport, ME

Join Chef Pierre Gignac at Ocean, offering breathtaking views and French inspired cuisine. Enjoy early evening cocktails or dinner in the dining room or outdoor patio. Sample native Maine delicacies from the sea mingled with the freshest vegetables and local proteins. Call 207-967-4015 for reservations or questions.

Peruse Our Menus

Sunday Brunch

Starting February 23rd, Ocean will offer Sunday brunch from 10am to 2pm, featuring elegant breakfast favorites enhanced by our outstanding views of the Atlantic Ocean. Click HERE to view the menu.

Mother’s Day Brunch will be served from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, May 11th.  In addition to our regular brunch menu, we will also be serving dinner from 5pm to 9pm.

Weekly Social Events

Ocean Presents…

Beginning in February, Ocean will feature a local guest chef on Thursday evenings, where they will take over the kitchen and prepare a three course, prix fixe menu using seasonal ingredients. Menus will posted one week in advance, and the per person price is $35.

Guest Chef Schedule:

Pierre’s Table

Beginning Friday, February 21st and occurring every Friday until May 23rd, Chef Pierre will prepare a creative prix fixe menu featuring two proteins, a meat and a seafood, and perfectly paired accompaniments. Priced at $35 p/person, guests will enjoy a convivial meal, designed to share with your neighbor and encourage mingling with other guests. Your evening will start with a signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvres  in the Parlor, followed by group seating for dinner. Chef Pierre will act as host, and take you through the evening’s courses. An optional wine pairing will be available. One 6:30pm seating will be offered each week, up to thirty people.

  • February 21st menu HERE.
  • February 28th menu HERE.
  • March 7th menu HERE.
  • March 14th menu HERE.
  • March 21st menu HERE.
  • March 28th menu HERE.
  • April 4th menu HERE.
  • April 11th menu HERE.
  • April 18th menu HERE.
  • April 25th menu HERE.
Pierre Gignac

Our Chef

Pierre Gignac was born in Montréal, Canada. After graduating from the Institut d’Hôtellerie et de Tourisme du Québec, Pierre apprenticed at the bastion of classic French cuisine Montréal restaurant “Chez La Mère Michel”. Pierre’s first chef’s position was at trendy “Prego” an Italian eatery favored by Montréal’s celebrities, politicians and dining elite. Chef Pierre furthered his education under Austrian chef Heinz Kattenfeld at renowned “Amici” restaurant in Winnipeg, Canada. After extensive travels in Asia and Europe, Pierre chose to open his first restaurant in Ogunquit, Maine “98 Provence”. Pierre’s southern French bistro pleased locals, tourists and critics for 18 years, until it closed in 2012.

The Club House

Guests can sip craft cocktails or order a bistro-style lunch at the Club House, enjoyed on our screened porch overlooking the pool and beautifully landscaped grounds or served poolside. Fresh, creative snacks will offered daily to pool guests, be it house made popsicles or fruit Kabobs. A light Continental breakfast will also be served here each morning, with a full a la carte breakfast available at Ocean restaurant.

Sister Restaurants

During your visit, be sure to explore our additional restaurants as well.

Earth restaurantEarth at Hidden Pond

Earth at Hidden Pond offers farm-to-fork fare, creative cocktails and a unique, rustic setting. A collaboration with James Beard award winner, Ken Oringer, Earth’s menu is comprised of house grown vegetables, local meats and seafood. Call 207-967-6550 to reserve or peruse the website.

The Tides Beach Club Lobster Fried RiceThe Tides Beach Club

Dine beachside at The Tides Beach Club, with its vibrant social scene, fresh Maine seafood and cool, chic ambiance. View the menu here or call 207-967-3757 for more information and reservations.

One Dock Statler ChickenOne Dock at the Kennebunkport Inn

Award-winning One Dock was Chef Gordon Ramsay’s “favorite meal in Maine”. Menu items include Maine classics inspired by Asian and Spanish flavors. Dine outside on patio during summer months, and visit the Pub for live entertainment. Call 207-967-2621 for reservations or view the menu here.

David's KPTDavid’s KPT

David’s Kennebunkport offers waterfront dining, a large outdoor deck and creatively prepared cuisine. Enjoy lunch, dinner or cocktails on the deck daily. Reservations are not accepted. View the menu here.

AbbondanteAbbondante Trattoria & Bar

Dine on fresh, local ingredients comprised to create delicious family-style Italian food in a casual setting. Hand-made pastas are made daily and paired with local vegetables and proteins. View the menu HERE and call 207-967-2211 for more information or to make reservations.