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Boothbay Lobster Wharf

97 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2220
207-633-4900
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Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
New York, New York, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Great food, great location, easy to walk to from hotel or by boat. Everything was delish and hot and the lobster was the best!

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Succasunna
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

If you buy a Lobster packed to take home -- $5.00 a pound. If you ask the Wharf for the same lobster steamed -- $20+ a pound. And all the lobsters seem to be softshell! Same for steamed clams -- outrageous prcices. Who is making the money?!?!?! Two, 1.25 lbs lobster would have cost nearly $40 at the wharf while... More

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Had yet another teriffic evening at Boothbay Lobster Wharf. Great food, great location, great service, great music. Don't miss out on a chance to relax right on the harbor, have a cocktail from the full bar, watch lobster boats and sailboats come and go, eat a meal of seafood that can't get any fresher. You couldn't ask for anything more!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

As you'd expect from a "lobster in the rough". Nice that they have a bar on the wharf as well as a place where you can get burgers, fried clams etc. The lobster is a completely separate operation. One odd note - if you order steamers, you have to request the liquid that normally goes with them. Otherwise, it was... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

What a feast! We bought 4 lobsters, 1-pounders, for our big Boothbay seafood extravaganza. SInce we travel in a motorcoach, we prepared our own side dishes, and only wanted to buy the lobsters. So we bypassed their take-out counter and went straight to their retail fish counter. Live soft-shell lobsters were in season at $5/pound. Mr S was the counter-person,... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were in search of fresh lobster and found them at the Boothbay Lobster Wharf. We weren't overly hungry, so the friendly staff suggested a medium-sized, soft shell lobster for each of us, plus traditional corn on the cob. The outdoor harbor setting was perfect, as we sat on a table on the wharf on a sunny Sunday afternoon. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you want a real Maine lobster experience don't go anywhere else! Sit on the outdoor deck and watch the fishermen off load their daily catch! Pick out a couple lobsters for the steamer and prepare to enjoy a relaxing and friendly dining experience. This is by far our favorite place to eat and visit with friends! If you don't... More

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Milton, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

On one night of our stay in Boothbay Harbor we ordered 9 lobsters to take back to our house for dinner. Boothbay Lobster Wharf steamed these for us while we waited. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the lobsters were delicious! Two nights later we bought haddock for the grill and cooked it up at our rental house.... More

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Mishawaka, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The owner personally introduced us to his restaurant and menu since it was our first visit. The lobster salads were delicious with plenty of very fresh lobster; and reasonably priced. We enjoyed the beautiful harbor view while we were eating outdoors. Everything was very clean, including the restrooms.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food was very good but we waited in the rain about 20 minutes to get our food. Had the clam roll which was very fresh. Returned later on in the evening to listen to Mudy Waters in the upstairs bar. Had a great time. It rained all night but that did not damper our spirits or those of the... More

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