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The Lobster Dock - CLOSED

49 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
+1 207-633-7120
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (135 reviews)
“lobster” (471 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Italian, Seafood
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49 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Growing up in Portland, ME I feel like perhaps I was spoiled with the fresh seafood at decent prices, because danggg. This place (although fresh seafood with a great view) was super overpriced for what you got. My husband ordered the lobster roll ($20) and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank eirmcentee
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stopped for dinner here as the reviews had been very good. The view of the harbor is very nice. You have to order at the counter; a server brings your food. I had ordered a baked haddock dinner. It arrived cold and I had...More

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank linda g
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Having read all the reviews this was a meal we were looking forward to having. Perhaps the fact it was raining hard didn't help - everyone was soggy! Nice menu, queued at the window and order food and drinks - the food brought to you....More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank purchases
Reviewed 22 September 2017

My wife and I had dinner one evening at the Lobster Dock and I must say I was underwhelmed. For an area so rich in great seafood, I was very disappointed. We each got a 1-1/2 pound lobster and steamers. There was very little food...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank JKWilson195
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My car club went there as a group, and Mitch, the owner, and his staff made it a most enjoyable dinner. Mitch was flexible enough to accommodate some unanticipated changes in our group menu, and we all had a great time. Good service, great food...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Drew W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great vibes here. The crab rolls were the best I had this trip. My husband had the lobster roll. Nice family run business. Excellent views of the bay.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lori T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visit here every year and always enjoy the view and the food. Staff is friendly. This is a lobster/crab shack so nothing is fancy. We enjoy the crab cakes and the lobster rolls as well as the onion rings. Always good and consistent year...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank acaida
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Seeking a lunch location, had our Westie with us, wanted an outside location. Had a lobster roll and lobster stew. The lobster roll was OK, the lobster stew was excellent! The surroundings were minimal, food was good, staff were curt.

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank DunkirkDon
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Low key paper plates with picnic tables, but the food is fantastic. The views of the bay were killer... service was simple and to the point.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank M8645EK
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great little lobster pound. You place your order and they bring it out to you in minutes. The lobster was wonderful. Great time.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 10sJohn
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 28
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-7120
Locally caught lobster is our specialty. Several hundred pounds are stored in our sea water tank. You may select your own from the tank and watch as they are prepared for cooking in our large outdoor pots. We have all sizes of the tasty shellfish, from one to four pounds. To those new to lobster, we will gladly assist on how to best eat them and explain the differences between hard and soft shell. The Outdoor Patio at The Lobster Dock The flavor of Maine is further captured in our other offerings. Stews and chowders are prepared daily from only the freshest ingredients. The shrimp and scallops we use are caught in the waters of the Boothbay Region. Clams are also supplied by local diggers most every day. Our mussels are grown on a salt water farm in Tenants Harbor. Fish caught in the North Atlantic are supplied to us from Boothbay Fish Dealers. We accept only the freshest available. It is not unusual for us to refuse deliveries that do not meet our quality standards.
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