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Mabel's Lobster Claw

124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
+1 207-967-2562
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (476 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (86 reviews)
“newburg sauce” (12 reviews)
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124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh I like the great food here. Onion rings with no onion aftertaste, and I'm not an onion ring kinda guy. Fried Oysters cooked to a golden brown color, fantastic taste. Lobster roll was excellent too, overflowing with lobster, served cold with a toasted bun....More

1  Thank OldHick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is my favorite place north of Wilmington, NC which says a lot! The thing about Mabel's is that everything about it is simple and straightforward. From the smiles of the staff to the food and ambiance... it is all dealt with in sincerity...More

1  Thank Karlito12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was fast (In May) and the lobster roll and clam plate were excellent. Fish sandwich was ok! Cool spot thought!

1  Thank tim c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very pleasant place with home made food, good quality indredients and extremely fresh seafood. Many options for lobster, even if you want to try one without messing your hands you can grab a lobster roll. And if you can't decide either to...More

1  Thank joanelska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant that utilizes outdoor seating during warmer weather. The food was great and the seafood seemed very fresh. A nice walk from the center of town but worth the exercise. The wait staff was friendly and daily specials are offered. We...More

1  Thank tennisbob
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Though we have been by this restaurant many times this was our first time here. The place is small and the seating close but comfortable. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. The menu is extensive with many seafood and other choices focusing on lobster...More

1  Thank USAFret
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice walk along Ocean Avenue will bring you to this quaint and cozy treasure, purported a favorite of the Bushes when they are in town. The Lobsters are large and my favorite was the Lobster Risotto (which was an appetizer but they readily prepared...More

1  Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Recommended by our B&B hostess, we tried Mabel's the first night we got to town. It was just awesome. I had their specialty lobster and my husband had the Duke's bake... wow! Awesome seafood.. what it should be like. Not a fancy place, just the...More

1  Thank Sophie V
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We ate at this restaurant almost every day of our vacation. Clean, friendly, and fabulous. Seafood was fresh and delicious!!!

1  Thank schultzc1
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Mabel's since 2000. It is a must when we head to Maine! You will find no better seafood then at Mabel's with generous portions. The old fashioned ambience and the hearty food and desserts make this a Maine must! The...More

1  Thank DanaLeighBerk
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they take reservations? What time does the dinner menu start?
23 May 2017|
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Response from BoylstonTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We called about 7 pm, and they said yes the reservations were needed, we were there in 5 minutes and they had tables open. I believe they do take out as well. If you know you want to go, I would make it and walk around the... More
What are prices on lobster
12 December 2016|
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Response from Derbyted | Reviewed this property |
Market price.
Susan B
Do you have gluten free options?
4 November 2016|
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Response from juliebY4632SQ | Reviewed this property |
I do not honestly know if they have gluten free there. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Ocean Ave, Po Box 1956, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6302
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-2562
  • E-mail
We are a family owned seafood restaurant opened 11:30am to 9pm!