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Boothbay Lobster Wharf

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97 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2220
207-633-4900
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 171
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  • 82
    Very good
  • 35
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  • 15
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch review

Good service, food was fresh and very tasty. If you get there at the right time you can watch the lobster boats bringing In the catch for the day. A fun place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
Ronald R
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hopewell jct, United States
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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

My wife and I own Fusion Dance Academy in Freeport Maine and I work at Oxford Networks (you can google both). I recommend this place because of the family atmosphere and the fun vibe. But Valerie was our bartender and she was incredibly friendly and gregarious. She made our time there wonderful.

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Thank John A
SF Bay Area
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Eat fresh caught lobster at picnic tables inside or out with a view of the lobster boats and bay. Bibs provided but expect to get messy because you get the whole lobster and a rather ineffectual metal cracker plus plastic utensils. Think we could have gotten a better deal elsewhere but it was fun to see the lobsters in the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My husband and I have visited Boothbay Harbor many times and have eaten many a lobster and lobster roll up and down the coast from CT, RI, MA, NH and ME and we can honestly say these are the BEST lobster rolls EVER! Fresh steamed lobster on a roll, that's it and lots of it. Drawn butter on the side.... More 

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Thank gmkathy2
Boston, MA
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We could have eaten indoors but chose to sit out on the deck (even though, being near the end of the season, it was pretty chilly!). There is a row of small tanks filled with lobsters ranging from small to large, from which you can pick your own to be boiled immediately and served with different side dishes. Other seafood... More 

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Thank GracefulUnderFire
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

You can have your fresh lobster right at the dock. The menu is large. It is a must while in BoothBay area. The view from the dock is right over the harbour. The lobster rolls are not smoothered in mayo and are very fresh and tastey. We make this an annual stop when visiting Booth Bay.

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Thank 2Adventures75
Herndon, Virginia, United States
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My wife and I went here, together with my daughter and my two grandchildren, when we were visiting them last week. My wife, who doesn't eat lobster, ordered the fried shrimp; the rest of us went for lobster. I had the twin one-pound lobsters. Delicious! My daughter and I also shared a plate of mussels, which I understand are Diana... More 

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Thank CharlesGies
hopewell jct, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Good service, food was fresh and very tasty. If you get there at the right time you can watch the lobster boats bringing In the catch for the day. A fun place to go.

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Thank Ronald R
West Yarmouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My wife and friends were looking for a great seafood outside/inside restaurant overlooking the harbor and boats and a local man said you must try the (Boothbay Lobster Wharf). It was nice to get away from the crowds of the downtown but just a short walk across the walking bridge or park in their lot. We were looking for the... More 

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Holly, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The setting was great and lobster and corn was delicious but the chef salad side was a tiny bit of Romaine and cheese. The Lobster juice leaked through the cardboard container onto our laps. I guess they did not want any dirty dishes. An aluminum container would have contained the mess.

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Thank Diazai
Milford, CT
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47 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This use to be a favorite place when we traveled to Maine - but under the new ownership it has changed some and the Mussels were not get and I thought the lobster prices where high.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2220
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-633-4900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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