There are dozens of fantastic places to eat right in Ogunquit on Main Street, but with all of the downtown hustle and bustle, chances are you may have overlooked some great eateries just beyond the center of town. And while these Ogunquit restaurants are slightly off the beaten path, you certainly won’t regret going out of your way to dine at these delectable spots.
1. Barnacle Billy’s
Sitting down for lunch at Barnacle Billy’s is the perfect way to treat yourself after a seaside stroll on the Marginal Way. Grab a grilled lobster roll, a glass of lemonade, and dig in on a perch overlooking the basin of Perkins Cove.
2. That Place in Ogunquit
About one mile south of Main Street at the end of Shore Road, you’ll find That Place in Ogunquit — yes, that’s its name, and everything about shouts creativity. With a lively, modern atmosphere an inventive menu that’ll speak to any foodie’s heart, That Place is the place for a memorable dining experience.
3. Frankie & Johnny’s
Over in Cape Neddick (15 minutes from The Dunes), the naturally-prepared dishes at Frankie & Johnny’s Restaurant never use processed ingredients. The menu includes homemade breads, pastas, and an award-winning fresh salad that makes this spot well worth the short drive down Route One.
4. Fisherman’s Catch
If you’re looking for a rustic spot to enjoy fresh Maine seafood near Ogunquit, Fisherman’s Catch in Wells Harbor is the place for you. With a menu that has earned spots on various coastal lifestyle and travel publications like AFAR magazine, you certainly won’t regret grabbing a bite here.
5. Beach Plum Lobster
While many visitors tend to set their sights squarely on sit-down Ogunquit restaurants, Beach Plum Lobster Farm offers the absolute freshest lobster to grab and go. With an upper Main Street location that’s about a five minute walk from The Dunes, our guests can walk to this lobster stop and back to enjoy some fresh fare on the waterfront.
6. The Fat Tomato Grille
Down in York Village, The Fat Tomato Grill offers a wide selection of homemade sandwiches, salads, and mouth-watering grilled and fried foods. And with daily specials and soups of the day, one visit to The Fat Tomato will undoubtedly give it a permanent spot on your Ogunquit must-eat list.
Ogunquit is a town of many flavors, and the delicious delicacies that call Ogunquit home are just some of many reasons to plan a stay. Here at The Dunes, we want to be more than just a place for you to rest your head — we’re foodies ourselves, so let us be your resident experts on Ogunquit restaurants and coastal Maine dining!