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Young's Lobster Pound

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Mitchell Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
207 338 1160
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7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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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
Great place for lobster.

Must see. We had a great meal. Great choice of lobsters. Perfectly cooked. Very friendly crew and the view was awesome even with a chilly rainy day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Terrey16
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Albany, New York
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had hear wonderful things about Young's but were surprised when we walked directly into the barn where the lobster pound was. There was little direction and we decided to take our lobster to go when we saw the stairs we had to climb to eat on messy picnic tables. If this is your first lobster then it will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Must see. We had a great meal. Great choice of lobsters. Perfectly cooked. Very friendly crew and the view was awesome even with a chilly rainy day.

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Davenport, Florida
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

You need to talk with a local before going there. We were unprepared for the picnic type atmosphere. Bring your own table cloth for the picnic tables as well as any alcohol you might want. Bring a roll of paper towels. {They give you and handful of napkins}. If you can, bring extra drawn butter. They just give you melted... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were in Maine on business and looking for a place to stop on our way to Point Lookout. The seafood was incredibly fresh and tasty. The lobster sandwich was so good we stopped on the way back for another. The order area seems to be chaotic but the efficiency was remarkable. The eating area has plenty of seating area... More 

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Amherst NH
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Always a memorable dining experience. Menu works for everyone. Friendly staff. Special place where we can relax with good food (byob/side dishes) and great views

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Eat lobster here rather than in a regular restaurant. Of course it's fresher, but also they do so much of it that they simply know how to get it right consistently. It's basic but comfortable. Has inside and outside seating. You'll be happy you stopped here.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I ate my first whole lobster here. It was a great experience. The restaurant has a lovely view and the staff is very friendly. They are very skilled at cracking the lobsters as well! The prices are the best I've seen in Maine. I highly recommend.

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Castine, Maine, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A great place to take visitors as there as lots to choose from, cooked fresh and you can bring your own table cloth, candles and wine(ok, you have to). the steamers are good too and a bucket for two (~$50) includes plenty with mussels as well as corn and oysters (shucked - 4). Of course you get two lobsters ready... More 

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Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

One of the best places around for fresh and local seafood. Sit right above the docks, enjoy the harbor and sunset. BYOB. You can call ahead and make a reservation if needed.

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Caratunk, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The steamed clams were very sweet and very clean! We didn't even need clam broth. They crack the lobster shell for you, too, but I still had to use a rock to break open the arms and the little claw. I'm afraid that a lot of lobster may go to waste if people don't bother with the tail fins, legs,... More 

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Additional Information about Young's Lobster Pound

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

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
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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