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Jan 25, 2011 08:42 AM

Intimate Restaurant Open in Winter

I am proposing to my girlfriend in a few weeks up in the Kennebunkport - Ogunquit Area and I am just looking for suggestions of places that are 1. OPEN and 2. a cozy intimate setting. Fireplace or ocean view are a must. I've done plenty of research but am very open to opinions as when we are up in the summer are too busy for a nice sit down meal and usually end up grabbing a lobster roll or iced cream for dinner!

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  1. MC Perkins Cove in Ogunquit has great ocean views and food. It closes for a short period in the winter. Look up online to see if it is open when you are going.

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    1. re: emilief

      I checked On The Marsh's website & it looks like they're still open. Not an ocean view (it looks over .......... a marsh) but the food is great, & it is romantic.

      I agree with emilief - if you want ocean views, MC's is the best. I just checked the MC Perkins Cove website & they're closed 'till February 4th, but you said that you'd be up there in a couple of weeks so you should be all set if you go there.

    2. York Harbor Inn has a fireplace in the upstairs dining area, where dinner is served (lunch is served downstairs). It may be going only at dinner hour, so call in advance. Nice, civilized atmosphere and food.