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Nantucket Lobster Trap

) #55 of 102 Restaurants in Nantucket ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
+1 508-228-4200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“lobster” (70 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
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Reviews (137)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very laid back place...very causal dining...had a great lobster roll...delicious and a bit pricey but worth the price...had it in a lettuce wrap...salads were also quite good...but went there for the lobster roll...would go back...

Thank eyeu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the Lobster Trap annually for the last 20 years. It has been a nice family restaurant with average food at average prices. Not sure what happened but this year's visit was terribly disappointing with prices that rivaled some of the best...More

Thank Diningexperience0001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't care where you are, there's no excuse in being charged $153+tip to feed one mom and two kids a bowl of pasta, fried shrimp and French fries, a Caesar salad with chicken and cokes. Tack on 4 cookies for $30, and you have...More

Thank upstateNYmomof2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoy going to the Lobster Trap. It's a fun and casual atmosphere, especially outside. Several evening a week they have live music, which enhances the atmosphere. Great food and great vibe.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I came here for lunch in late July and were expecting it to be swamped but thankfully we were seated immediately. There is a cool, spacious outdoor seating area as well as the main restaurant. My daughter was sleeping in her stroller...More

Thank amberp769
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the 1 1/2 lb lobsters which were steamed and cut up for us. The potatoes were overdone and too spicy and the cole slaw lacked real taste. The price for each lobster was $43 so I didn't think the dinner was good value....More

Thank psr707070
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll admit I am biased, I love this place. The ambiance, the name, the food, the bar.....Been coming here for 15 years, good ol' stand by. This year hit this place first. Kids picked it, what can I say they have great taste. 4 of...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here many times the food has always been good but the service not so good but we went last night & the service was great my husband got the clambake & said it was fabulous I had The a cup of chowder...More

Thank Naadeen
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We ate here on our first night as we wanted a casual, but nice place to dine. We sat outside on the charming patio. Two of us had a great lobster dinner and the others all had a mix of other dishes. There was something...More

Thank LakeMichiganGirl
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It doesn't break the bank, service quality is excellent and the food is delish! Excellent clam chowder and scallop roll is excellent, lobster roll excel and Caesar salad! Would come again

Thank Jacqueline C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Washington Street, Nantucket Town, Nantucket, MA 02554-3848
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4200
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