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Young's Lobster Pound

Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
+1 207-338-1160
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh lobster” (71 reviews)
“clams” (119 reviews)
“steamers” (54 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 19:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
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161 - 170 of 758 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great lunch for family of five, we tried lobster, lobster rolls, fish chowder, clam chowder and crab rolls. Beautiful day to eat at outside waterfront tables. It was so good we stopped in a second day for a repeat of a great experience! Will definitely...More

Thank EC01451
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is THE place to go for fresh lobster & seafood. In fact, we stayed in walking distance so we could enjoy the lobster anytime. You can bring in your own food for children who don't care for seafood along with your cooler of drinks....More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A real local experience, and lobster and other seafood is fresh as can be possible and very nice, but expensive for what it is. Lobster roll was absolutely packed with fantastic meat, and blueberry pie a delicious dessert. But fish chowder was barely mediocre, and...More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here - the first time was several years ago and we loved it then. This time The crew acted as if they were annoyed with the customers. They have no system like they used to have - it is pure...More

Thank roadwarrior1161
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This lobster pound (lobster shack) is located right on the Belfast Bay/Penobscot Bay, the back porch has an adequate number of picnic style benches for it's customers. The lobsters are kept in a pen/water tanks where they are picked and steamed/boiled upon your ordering. The...More

2  Thank Fuhhgedaboutit
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Fantastic food, super casual, on the water...quintessential Maine lobster pound! I just wish I had gotten a bigger lobster...and a second ear of sweet corn! We brought our own beer in a cooler.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I was looking for a place reminiscent of a lobster pound I visited many years ago on a trip to Maine....you know, where you go in downstairs and pick out your lobster and they cook it right there for you to eat picnic-style upstairs. Well,...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 7 August 2016

That was my wife's assessment of the shrimp we had recently at Young's Lobster Pound...We went there with friends for lunch and we decided on shrimp and steamers instead of lobster...The shrimp were fabulous--huge, cold and firm. We peeled the shells and dipped them in...More

Thank bostontraveler215
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Delicious seafood. You will lick your fingers. Very unpretentious restaurant, with picnic tables on a patio overlooking the bay. Fantastic views. You pick the live lobster and they cook it in front of you. We had the "bucket list for two, including two lobsters,...More

Thank Radu C
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food the veiw from the picnic tables and the great atmosphere give this place 5 stars. More lobsters than the bottom of maine ocean. Cant wait to go back

Thank eddieg11
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20 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from CamillaR892 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know . Cooked fresh lobster with butter is their thing - and they do it well - so that is what I have
7 June 2017|
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Response from CamillaR892 | Reviewed this property |
They have steamed clams and clam chowder, but otherwise not much for a menu. Lobster is their thing and they do it well and their steamers are AWSOME !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-1160
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