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All 81 Ogunquit Restaurants

Lobster Shack

110 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
+1 207-646-2941
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Ranked #5 of 81 Restaurants in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sat - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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...
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English first
Houston, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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380 reviews 380 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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191 reviews 191 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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New York City, New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had lobster, steamers, chowder and beer the first visit. Fresh and delicious. Then I could not leave Perkins Cove without having THAT amazing chowder one more time. Went back for 2 bowls ( $8.50 a bowl) as soon as they opened the very next day. KILLER ! It could easily be Award Winning. Owner says its his Aunts recipe. Recommend... More 

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Relaxed atmosphere right in Perkins Cove. Husband had a Super fresh fish sandwich and I got the crabmeat sandwich. Yum,

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Leland, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not at all fancy. But you can't eat atmosphere. Luscious lobster rolls, crab cakes, clam chowder. Great, courteous staff. Worth any wait.

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Beaconsfield, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Excellent. We avoided a busy time and enjoyed a nice meal. We would recommend this as at arount 12:30 it was packed and i don't think it is worth queuing.

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just what you would expect.. down to earth dining.. pick your lobster out of a tank.. or get two tails (like I did)... steamers.. and all the usual.. great atmosphere...

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Additional Information about Lobster Shack

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

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