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All 56 Ellsworth Restaurants

Union River Lobster Pot

8 South St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2220
207-667-5077
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Ranked #3 of 56 Restaurants in Ellsworth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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Ellsworth, Maine
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143 reviews 143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is such a popular place to visit in the summer in my hometown of Ellsworth, Maine that it is hard to find a parking space even during the week. Usually, there is a waiting line. The staff is very helpful and pleasant. If you love seafood, then this is THE place to come to. Lobsters are very popular. Most... More

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Muscatine, Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

So happy to have so much lobster while visiting east coast. I can not say this was the best I had but it was good. The staff was very friendly. We arrived 30 minutes before they closed and they did not rush us or act irritated by our late coming. My husband had ribs and lobster and he said the... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lobster and blueberry pie what else do you need. The crustacean was hot, the butter warm, and the service was excellent. The blueberry was simply delicious warmed with vanilla ice cream. This was Americana at it's best. We will be going back.

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We were here in Ellsworth on a Friday night. The original restaurant we had decided on had a 45 minute wait so we decided to take a walk through town. When we were looking out over the bridge I noticed the twinkle lights so we walked over. Everything looked so pleasant we thought we would give it a try. I... More

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Elyria, Ohio, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Looking forward to another trip to Maine in 2 two weeks and this will be one stop, on our way to Bar Harbor. Had dinner there last year and it was really, really good. Service was fantastic, very attentive server and both my husband's meal and mine were delicious, had the fresh hailbut and salmon. Would recommend this to anyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

They let us sit outside while waiting so we could enjoy a beverage and the scenery until they texted us our table was ready. Food and Service amazing.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed in Ellsworth on our way into Acadia and Bar Harbor. We decided to try Union River based on good reviews on trip advisor. I had oysters(great) and lobster(good). Overpriced lobster dinner considering all you get is a lobster, potato and Cole slaw(I never got). My wife got the clam slam. It was a very small portion of fried... More

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Salem, Oregon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Nice restaurant located on the river in a quiet part of town. The lobster was reasonably priced and the service excellent. You must have a slice of the wild blueberry pie. It was the highlight of our excellent meal. The lobster is cooked outside is saltwater pots.

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Jacksonville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My dad and I were traveling through Maine and due to staying at a Ramada Inn as Union River Lobster Pot was referred to us for dinner. Unfortunately, my dad's fish chowder was more potato than fish. I ordered the surf and turf and my Filet was actually tuff versus tender, though my lobster was nice. Cappy's Chowder House in... More

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Western NC
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110 reviews 110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

And they were right on! Luckily we were here in off season, so no wait. Hubby wasn't really hungry - ordered the Clam Chowder and a side salad. He loved the chowder - served very hot (not always the case with cream based soups) and a good ratio of clam/potato's. Salad was super fresh and appropriately sized. My lobster stew... More

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Additional Information about Union River Lobster Pot

Address: 8 South St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2220
Phone Number: 207-667-5077
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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