Eat. Drink. Do Good.

locally sourced × crafted with love





Located in downtown Kennebunk, ME, 50 Local brings fresh local ingredients in every dish on a menu that changes daily.


We are a bistro style restaurant brought to you by local gal Merrilee Paul & her husband David Ross that features the best of the area's resources. Relying on local farms, fisheries and a commitment to the community, 50 Local is downtown Kennebunk's neighborhood establishment. 50 Local presents an outstanding, approachable menu containing many of the traditional dishes offered in French bistros with an American take, served in a comfortable, elegant, & friendly atmosphere.




(207) 985-0850



50 Main Street Kennebunk, ME 04043



Mon - Sat 5-9p

closed Sundays


Call (207) 985-0850, or request a reservation online. 



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Private and group cooking classes are available with 50 Local Chef David Ross. Classes can be customized and catered to your interests and dietary needs or restrictions. Special courses can include: foraging for your own food and learning to create a meal with the ingredients, vegetarian or vegan dishes, pastry and desserts, Asian street food, local Maine favorites and more.

Please contact us for more information and to book a class: merrileep@gmail.com or amcadams76@gmail.com


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2 Chefs & A Forager

2 Chefs and a Forager is the new monthly dinner series introduced by 50 Local Chef David Ross. Each month Chef will create a multiple course meal in collaboration with a guest chef, using local and seasonal ingredients from local and nationally lauded forager Jenna Darcy.

The opener of the series was on October 14th, featuring a 4 course meal created by Chef David Ross and critically acclaimed Chef Jason Bond of Bondir (a sustainably minded modern American cuisine restaurant in Cambridge, MA).  It was an amazing night - we all had so much fun. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Check back soon for menu details and updates about the next dinner in the series!



$2 Tapas Tuesdays

Every Tuesday in addition to our regular menu, Chef David creates a $2 Tapas menu.  He creates a new menu every week featuring 4 - 7 items.  Old favorites have included:  fish tacos, arancini. oyster sliders, poutine, bone marrow, and seasonal bruschetta.  We are doing are darnedest to make Tuesdays "cheap & cheerful"!

Local GiveBack

Every Wednesday beginning October 1, 50 Local will donate 10% of our total sales to a local cause.  If you are interested in getting your non profit/charity/cause on our calendar, contact Merrilee Paul directly at:  merrileep@gmail.com.





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