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McLaughlin's Lobster Shack

US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
+1 207-789-5205
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“fries” (27 reviews)
“lobster roll” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood
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US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had wanted a hot buttered lobster roll but unfortunately they only have cold ones. I'm not sure why some lobster spots don't offer them hot. I was a little disappointed but I was ravenous after hiking 7 miles at Camden State Park, so I...More

Thank 333meg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came upon this place by accident and were very glad we did. The view of the Lincolnville Beach area is lovely, especially if you sit at one of the outside tables. The fried clams are bellies, battered very well and fried. The grilled scallops...More

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go north of Camden, ME on Route one about 5.7 miles and you will find the McLaughlin Lobster Shack. Don't let the name fool you, the dining room is clean and comfortable with outdoor tables overlooking the beach available. The fresh boiled lobster dinner with...More

Thank Ibrand2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

My usual go-to places for a quick lobster roll close at 7, but driving by around 7:15 I noticed that McLaughlin's was open. Food is a bit expensive, but it (grilled scallops, grilled kabob veggies, fries, cornbread) was a dinner as good as any you'd...More

Thank cathybirdlady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was not the greatest. Clam Chowder was watery. Service staff were nice. I expected a bit more flavor. Bland..

Thank Marzimay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good. Watched lobster sorting and fog rolling in on the bay. Really enjoyed watching the boats at anchor in the harbor. (Note: I'm not much into seafood, but my travel companions really enjoyed their meal.)

Thank dianneky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good flavor in all three items. Friendly staff and nice views of the water. Typical shack serving seafood in New England.

Thank Europabound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed eating outside - great view of the cove. Lobster roll was excellent, plus we had fish and chips.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has been cleaned up and the atmosphere is much more conducive to repeat business. It is conveniently located near the busy ferry slip, food is good, counter service much improved and there is decent parking. As frequent seasonal visitors to the area we...More

Thank Deeds6262
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never been here before mainly because nobody has ever mentioned it. Not a good sign. I always try fried whole belly clams wherever I go just for comparison purposes. I was offered a side order: small $13 or large $23. I got the small...More

Thank cantputtorchip
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Peg B
11 September 2016|
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Response from Stuart T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do we bought take out one night and ate in the other
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Route 1, Lincolnville Beach, Lincolnville, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Lincolnville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-789-5205
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