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Shannon's Unshelled

11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
+1 207-446-4921
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster roll” (197 reviews)
“hot dog roll” (5 reviews)
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11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Stopped here back in June for a Lobster Roll on the recommendation of our B&B's owner. It was fabulous ! Would absolutely go back.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Pretty neat little lobster shack serving huge lobster rolls with just drawn butter. Pure, simple and delicious, just make sure you bring cash, no credit cards accepted.

Thank steelsss
Reviewed 16 October 2017

After having read the other reviews my expectations were pretty high. What we got was a mediocre lobster roll, the lobster was a bit rubbery and there was less meat than expected. The toasted bun was actually the most flavorful part of the meal and...More

Thank Frank_473
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Super friendly owner and staff in a cute little corner spot. Lobster rolls and Lobster salad were fantastic! The Lobster stew though, wow, I've never had any that even comes close!

Thank Jackaroe-99
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Small shack serving lobster rolls and other things, situated near the parking lot at the harbor, not far from the footbridge. My husband ordered a lobster roll and blueberry soda. Since I thought the price for a grilled cheese sandwich was outrageous (I think maybe...More

1  Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Shannon's makes a topnotch lobster roll, that's for sure. You can't do better than this, trust me. Lotsa meat, no mayo, clarified butter, funky setting, nice ladies running the joint ... the only reason for a four versus five star review is that I can't...More

1  Thank StepMorris1
Reviewed 30 September 2017

very good but go early she does sell out often,good roll . kerans is as good maybe better but cost $2.00 more but comes with pot salad or cole slaw

Thank boobie41
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This little spot is off the beaten path but definitely worth finding! Best lobster rolls we've found in Maine. It's a small spot with picnic tables and walk up service. The lobster rolls are fresh and undressed. Served with a side of drawn butter and...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

OMG! That Lobster chowder was soooooo good! I definitely getting more before we leave town. The Cole Slaw and Lobster Rolls rocked too. Shannon is super nice too. Must eat place in Boothbay Harbor!!!

Thank jtischauser
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Just plain exceptional. They don't mess around here! These hard working ladies make it happen & we were the happy recipients! The lobster chowder was outrageously flavorful, rich yet not fatty, full of flavor, w lots of sweet lobster as the star. Their lobster roll...More

Thank Nuevodive
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Shannons U | Property representative |
Good afternoon William, We are open seasonally from Memorial day weekend until Columbus Day weekend! We hope to see you this summer!
Jan K
14 September 2015|
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Response from ken v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jan- I just spoke with Shannon's dad and was told that she will close sometime during the end of October depending upon the weather. Well worth the visit if you want a really fresh lobster roll. Spend some time in... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-446-4921
  • E-mail
Locally owned and operated, Shannon's Unshelled delivers a traditional lobster roll on-the-go. Conveniently located at 11 Granary Way, in the heart of downtown Boothbay Harbor, we greatly value our customer's satisfaction by providing a fresh, quality lobster roll at an affordable price! Customers are sure to enjoy the stunning ocean view atmosphere, friendly service, and the tight knit community of Boothbay Harbor Maine.
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