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Young's Lobster Pound

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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
207 338 1160
Today
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 224
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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 11
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Young's Lobster Pound

I always make it a point to at least visit this place once during my stays in Belfast, ME. Whether I visit off season or in-season it is truly tasty. The atmosphere is rustic but if you want really good lobster at a fair price, this is the place to go. The only "con" is they nickel and dime... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Leap618
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Sea Cliff, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Sea Cliff, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I always make it a point to at least visit this place once during my stays in Belfast, ME. Whether I visit off season or in-season it is truly tasty. The atmosphere is rustic but if you want really good lobster at a fair price, this is the place to go. The only "con" is they nickel and dime the... More 

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Belfast, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

You pick your lobster, they cook it and deliver to your table overlooking Belfast Bay. Perfect! You can bring you own side dishes or order from them. Also, it's BYOB.

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Belfast, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Youn'g has been around for a long time. It is Maine dining at it's best with great views, picnic tables and the freshest lobsters around. The prior issue with dining at Young's is that if you did not want lobster, there were few other choices for your non lobster guest. Last year they began expanding their menu to other types... More 

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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you really want to enjoy Maine lobster this is the place. The outdoor seating is perfect for the views and when your looking for just great food this is the place. Casual wear (we travel by motorcycle) is acceptable and to just sit and enjoy lobster at a very reasonable price, this is it.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Young's Lobster Pound isn't much to look at. Gravel parking lot down a long driveway, but don't let that fool you. You can buy fresh (live) lobste here for a very reasonable price, or, they will cook it up for you and you can eat on the tables on the second floor. I bought the Lobster Roll Sandwich. I've had... More 

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful place on the edge of the ocean with incredible tasty lobster at an amazing price, very friendly waiters and take away

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Frederica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Young's Lobster Pound has open air dining for: 500 people on it's deck, in the summer; less seats inside at the restaurant. I recommend you choose the restaurant in the winter-despite the possibility that students at Maine Maritime Academy (across the Penobscot Bay) might still be jumping in the water for abandon ship drills. But I digress. Young's has a... More 

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Calcium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

my wife and daughter and son-in-law had lobster and they thought it was great. will back again next year.

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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

It must be the way the fresh seawater circulates in the tanks but their lobster is impeccable. In the summer we ear outside on the picnic tables (BYOB) and in the winter they will cook the lobster and pack it hot and ready to go!

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have been going here for years and my trip to Maine wouldn't be complete without a meal or two here. The staff clearly likes working here and is very quick to make sure your order is just right. Eating fresh lobster on a picnic table overlooking the harbour as the late afternoon light changes is an event ! You... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 207 338 1160

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm

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