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Down East Lobster Company

1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
+1 207-667-8589
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“coleslaw” (23 reviews)
“mussels” (24 reviews)
“lobster roll” (49 reviews)
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1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped on our way out of town to grab some lunch. Very good, meaty lobster rolls. The lobster stew was meaty. We sat on patio but the also had indoor seating. Very casual, roadside place. Was pretty busy.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch and had the lobster dinner. It was not very crowded but took a long time for our meals to come and you pick it up at the counter so it's not on a wait staff person. The lobster was a little...More

Thank dakcabin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Lobster roll was good, but it was my first lobster meal after arriving in Maine, so I don't really have a fair comparison. Friends got whole one pound lobster meals and we very happy. However, my poor husband, who is not a lobster or...More

Thank dogwalker5012015
Reviewed 16 September 2017

First time to Maine and went to this Down East Lob at the recommendation of our campground host. Good soft shell lobster $5.99 cooked $4 for all lobsters in order. My first time having lobster and enjoyed. Lobster not new to wife and she was...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Lobster good. Lobster roll OK but was very small. Stopped here because Trenton Bridge Lobster is closed on Sunday. Maine has so many lobster places so it's the small things that make it. This one doesn't have it. Just my opinion. We love Thurston's by...More

Thank Pat9037
Reviewed 8 September 2017

You get a wonderful generous meal for a great price. Simple, outdoor, on benches. Great lobster rolls and muscles....the right place to go

Thank Rbluvs2travel
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had some of the best lobsters during our trip to Bar Harbor Maine and Acadia National Park. The outside of the restaurant may not inspire you but the food is great. Every night we were there (2) the place was packed, but service is...More

Thank Dean b
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We got two 1 3/4 hard shell lobsters ( select) for $9.99 a pound - cooked for $4 for both of them. Took 20 minutes. We wanted to sample the hard shelled lobster since we had been getting all soft shells during this visit and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

:) Going to the Maine = Going to eat lobster, a lot of lobster ! It was a late dinner that day. We had chowder. It was good. It was still busy at the time we went. Of course people order big lobster and crab....More

Thank Pinkgoose
Reviewed 27 August 2017

this might be the right place to go. You will find good prices and great food (and also a lovely location... I enjoyed so much taking pics of the place). Lobster rolls come with chips and coleslaw... my suggestion to improve the quality is serving...More

Thank tortinello r
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Questions & Answers
6 April 2017|
Response from z3mom | Reviewed this property |
It's more of a restaurant than a lobsters-to-go place and I also don't think they're open for the season yet. Try calling in May

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-8589
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