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The Lobster Pot

Burtonport, Ireland
+353 74 954 2012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster” (17 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Burtonport, Ireland
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Reviews (176)
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the lobster, which should a no-brainer; it's hard to screw up lobster if you don't overcook it, but the meat in the one I received (and which cost €38, well more than the market price) was rubbery instead of tender. (I did notice...More

1  Thank Brooklyn112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good quality seafood lunch here. Plenty of options to choose from including chowder and open sandwiches, right through to a full seafood platter. Staff friendly although a slightly warmer welcome would have added to the total experience.

Thank Alfonsusblax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chowder 5/5 Oysters 5/5 Crab clows 5/5 Steamed lobster 4,5/5 Seafood platter “Titanic“ 4,5/5 Seefoos Linguine 2/5 - overcooked Pasta + overpriced

Thank CaPBir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had brunch very tasty. I picked the combo of open prawn sandwich with chowder absolutely delicious. My husband had fish of the day & chips and he really enjoyed it. We will definetly return to the lobster pot and would highly recommend. Staff also...More

Thank scoobyLetterkenny
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fantastic seafood served in the bar - very friendly staff and a great pint of Guinness.lovely atmosphere - highly recommend

Thank Renno28
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had the misfortune of visiting the Lobster Pot on August 6th while attending a family reunion (from Canada) in Burtonport for the weekend. My cousins (locals) took me to meet up with their 3 friends. Immediately upon entering the establishment the owner apprached us...More

14  Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Superb freshly prepared seafood at great value for money. Always was busy when I attended but always got served. I brought 2 guests last Friday evening who were restaurant owners and they rated the seafood as the best they received in Ireland in 16 years...More

Thank edoogan7
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Looks cheesy, but the food was good. A large party stopped here during the summer. Everything good: fish chowder, oysters- delicious, sole, all good. Lunch offers off menu specials not available when we visited. Added bonus a group of young girls were playing music the...More

Thank 4adventure
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We detoured on a long journey to have a light lunch. We ordered two Smuggler's Lunch (chowder with open prawn sandwich). Delicious soup containing a big assortment of marine varieties and vegetables, all fresh and flavoursome. The prawn sandwich was heaped with small tender prawns...More

Thank An_Spailpin_Eile
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you are seafood fan, make sure you swing by this place. Lovely irish pub atmosphere with mammoth proportions of seafood

Thank Thomas G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 62
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burtonport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Burtonport
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 2012
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