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110 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
+1 207-646-2941
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Hours:
Sat - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Enjoy lobster, steamers, lobster rolls, chowder and a whole lot more in a...
Enjoy lobster, steamers, lobster rolls, chowder and a whole lot more in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Live lobsters caught by local lobstermen wait in tanks filled with ocean water coming straight from the cove. Choose your size and two sides. For all the taste without the work, have a lobster roll any way you like it...a quarter pound single, double-stuffed, triple, or an entire pound on a buttery toasted roll with or without mayo. The lobster wrap and lobster BLT are also recently added favorites. Homemade chowder made from an old family recipe is a great way to start your meal, there's no thickening flour just the perfect combination of clams, fish, potatoes, onions and spices in a milk and cream base.The "Shack" has been owned and operated by the Evans family since the 1980s and is proud to serve the hottest chowder and the coldest beer in town. Let Jason, his family and his crew provide you with a true Maine eating experience in the oldest restaurant in Perkins Cove...
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 206
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
down to earth lobster in the rough

great chowder, steamers or lobsters, pick your size/lobster and thats it no frills, now has beer and wine, right in Perkins Cove, great place for lunch

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
jduford
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ogunquit maine
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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346 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
ogunquit maine
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

great chowder, steamers or lobsters, pick your size/lobster and thats it no frills, now has beer and wine, right in Perkins Cove, great place for lunch

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Long Island, NY
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Parking isn't great but the food is! Cafeteria style casual. We had the lobster roll and the fish chowder...delicious!

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Quaint establishment with its own charm. Old beams and low ceiling, you can tell it has been around a very long time. Very small menu could see lobster coming in one door and into the cookpot... very fresh and tasty. Generally a lineup but we'll worth the wait. Very good chowder, my companions had clam bake and lobster dinner. All... More 

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Frankfort, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we like local owned businesses,they go out of their to make feel right at home. the location is in Perkins Cove so you have the scenery beside the eateries and shops. the seafood is excellent,always fresh,homemade fish chowder,delicious lobster rolls and if you have room for dessert maine blueberry pie with aside of ice cream.We eat their everytime we vivsit.

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Avon, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I had looked forward to visiting this Lobster Shack after missing it for too many years. December in Maine does not lend itself to a lot of places staying open and unfortunately this held true with this restaurant. My wife and I will continue to remember it fondly and hopefully find ourselves back there at some point. Plan to visit... More 

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Houston, Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I used a different tool other than "TA" (y*lp) and found this place. It was listed as the best restrauant in the area. We headed here our first night. If I had not loved the food, I would have said it was crowded, difficult to park, guy taking my order had an attitude, and no view (unless you married as... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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462 reviews 462 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Fantastic lobster, lobster rolls, chowder, and other excellent food. Not regal fancy but excellent food. Must look close to find the Restuarant.

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Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A fun stop in Perkin's Cove for a true Maine lobster experience. Order, find a picnic table inside and when your food arrives...ENJOY!!!

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Columbus, Georgia
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243 reviews 243 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Love visiting Perkins Cove in Fall. Best time for a fresh Maine lobster roll from the Lobster Shack. I have never been disappointed and truly feel like they have the best Lobster Roll on the East Coast. Under 20 bucks gets you a cold beer and a huge lobster roll.

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Our first day in Maine we walked the Marginal Way into Perkins Cove and were starving. I had read about The Lobster Shack on Trip Advisor and was looking for it. We passed by a number of other restaurants that looked inviting and our hunger almost won out before we located the Lobster Shack. it is just beyond the draw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-2941

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Enjoy lobster, steamers, lobster rolls, chowder and a whole lot more in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Live lobsters caught by local lobstermen wait in tanks filled with ocean water coming straight from the cove. Choose your size and two sides. For all the taste without the work, have a lobster roll any way you like it...a quarter pound single, double-stuffed, triple, or an entire pound on a buttery toasted roll with or without mayo. The lobster wrap and lobster BLT are also recently added favorites. Homemade chowder made from an old family recipe is a great way to start your meal, there's no thickening flour just the perfect combination of clams, fish, potatoes, onions and spices in a milk and cream base.The "Shack" has been owned and operated by the Evans family since the 1980s and is proud to serve the hottest chowder and the coldest beer in town. Let Jason, his family and his crew provide you with a true Maine eating experience in the oldest restaurant in Perkins Cove...
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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