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Old Port Lobster Shack

851 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063-1712
650-366-2400
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Ranked #6 of 236 Restaurants in Redwood City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Coquitlam, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Went for lunch and shared a few dishes and it was great, had the lobster roll it was delicious, the lobster cakes not so great the mussels in white wine were good. There was a line up, and the door is not very wide for people to get in and out. Very friendly atmosphere I would go there again.

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Espoo
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247 reviews 247 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We had clam chowder, calamari and Maine lobster rolls. All were good, served quickly and tasty. The restaurant had tables inside and on the walk in front. We were outside and had a nice California evening.

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Redwood City, California
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Parking was great, and the food was pretty good. My friend's lobster was a bit dry, but mine and my husband's was good.

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Roseville, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

No wonder there are lines and a bunch of trip advisor and restaurant awards in the window. It's a casual place but the food is fantastic and the casual atmosphere at picnic benches inside was great. The staff were crazy busy but more attentive than most other restaurants we've been too. This is a definite stop and we WILL be... More

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West Menlo Park, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love this place for a lunch once in a while when I want to feel like a splurge..I always get the naked lobstah roll with two sides of cole slaw (no fries) and a glass of sauvignon blanc..sit outside on a picnic table and imagine the sea air. It is tunky but oh so good at at lunch can... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

WENT TO fisherman's Wharf in SF. It was absolutely crazy. Parking was $4.50 per half hour. Dissappointed so we headed back to our motel and just took a chnce by getting off in Redwood, CA. Was very well surprized. We found this place and it was outstanding. Not fancy but the food and service is unbelieveable. The Shrimp and oyster... More

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Redwood City, California
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39 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Having lived in New England for the past 35 years, I have eaten a few lobster (lobstah) rolls in that period of time. Now that we live in CA, I was delighted to discover this gem of a place which will definitely satisfy that lobstah roll craving whenever it pops up. They do a great job!

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CA USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a locals favorite. It is a little hard to find. It is tucked into a strip mall that belies the food, but don't let that fool you. The food here is excellent. The only reason I didn't rate the restaurant as excellent is because of its front end -- it is quite popular and so there is frequently... More

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We ate lunch here a few days ago as my daughter (who lives in the area) had been to before. It's one of those places that you wouldn't give a second glance to since it is located in a strip mall behind/ next to an In N Out burger. Give it a second glance (or three or four)! They fly... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It s a cute enough little spot, very casual plastic fork kind of casual. We went we a group which was a bad idea. Not only do they not talk reservations you cant get a table till you have ordered. The lobster was shipped in from New England. Not what I'm looking for when I want fresh seafood.

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