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Lobster Pot

321 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2202
+1 508-487-0842
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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321 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2202
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Busy kitchen, popular location, attentive staff. Make sure to avoid peak times as this a go to for tourists. The views from the upstairs dining room are nice. The food is classic seaside new england. The lobster dinner was delicious!

1  Thank Vicki N
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came on a Wednesday late night around 9:30 and did not have a reservation. We were seated upstairs immediately. I didn't realize how large the restaurant was! From the store front, it looked like a small place. We both ordered lobster...More

Thank loridimi
Lobster_Pot_Ptown, Manager at Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2016

Thanks for your recent review of the Lobster Pot...sorry you did not enjoy your lobster roll, it was just voted "best of" on the outer cape by Cape Cod Life Magazine. We cannot please all of the people all of the time...BUT we do try....More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to PTown for years and can't believe we didn't eat here before. Wow!! The portions are big and the food was amazing for all of us. Salads, lobster tacos, haddock, chowder...all great. Had Matthew for our server and he was the best...More

1  Thank Scott01867
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Do not leave Provincetown without having a meal at the Lobster Pot. Try everything. Its all good. Staff is great!

1  Thank theresamoran21
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a staple. It is packed all the time and they do a great job. The service is outstanding. The food is fresh and delicious. The menu is large and can accommodate any palate. I've been here several times and have always been...More

1  Thank Roslyn28wantagh
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Now I love lobster and have to admit I almost couldn't finish this one. I had them hold the salad on the side, so when this extra long hot dog roll arrived filled with large chunks of soft and sweet lobster meat I was a...More

1  Thank zuleme
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food here has always been reliable but the prices are very high. The bartenders upstairs are the best! They really make you feel like family. Unfortunately the new host downstairs is not very friendly and doesn't seem to know how to do host a...More

Thank Gourmetsnob
Lobster_Pot_Ptown, Manager at Lobster Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2016

Thanks for your review of the Lobster Pot...we love the great customer feedback. Sorry your feel "prices are very high". Food, service & value are the hallmark of our 35 plus years in business. We review our pricing annually & make sure we do not...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We go here every year and it's never a disappointment! Upsetting that they charge for the salad now as it's just a bowl of lettuce but the dressing is amazing! Lobster ravioli continues to be the best meal on the menu. Also got to take...More

1  Thank britnrmr
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This place gets busy and unsurprisingly so: the seafood is excellent. Coeliacs / celiacs can eat well and safely from an extensive gluten free menu.

1  Thank HeikeBauer19
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Came here today with my mom and cousin. Surprisingly we were able to get in right away for lunch at 12:15 on a beautiful day. I think every other time I've come here I had to wait. Service was friendly and efficient. I got the...More

1  Thank beagle33
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2017|
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Response from cdswan | Reviewed this property |
No, but there is plenty of parking along and nearby Commercial Street.
4 July 2017|
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Response from rich s | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allow inside any restaurant inP-town. Outside seating only. Lobster pot is inside.
Una Mae T
18 April 2017|
Response from Walt W | Property representative |
The LP opens for the 2017 on Fri., May 5th, 11;30 am...seven days a week until the end of November. Thanks for the inquiry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-0842
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Open mid April through last November..."A Provincetown tradition" to those visiting the Outer Cape., our two waterfront dining roomsprovide the harbor view while our full menu, served all day, offers the finest & freshest in seafood,Portuguese specialties, steaks, poultry, vegetarian and light fare. Cocktails served in the "TOP" of thePot bar...famous for our Bloody Mary's & Signature Drinks.. Home of Tim's award winning Clam Chowder.ZAGAT Survey...Top Restaurants on Cape Cod.
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