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Portland Lobster Co

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180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
207-775-2112
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great outdoor venue for the summer, eespecially for k ive music, some adult,beverages and some seafood...

Great outdoor venue for the summer, eespecially for k ive music, some adult,beverages and some seafood...

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Rakerley25
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Portland, Maine
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This place is so amazing. We went in 2008 and I've been craving lobster rolls ever since. Got a few knock offs here and there and it's just not the same! Tour guide gave us a great tip - order the lobster roll with no lettuce, then you get more lobster. YuM!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great eats and great draft beers...Allagash Black!!! Best to visit during the warm weather when the extensive deck is open. Often there is live music!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

They have a good selection of local Maine bottled beers and draughts, the lobster roll was DIVINE, and there's a great atmosphere--right there in the harbor with live music! I loved that they use a text message system to notify you when your table is ready, so you can go for a nice walk around while you're waiting if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great outdoor venue for the summer, eespecially for k ive music, some adult,beverages and some seafood...

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Absolutely fell in love with the Portland Maine Lobster Company! As a lobster lover, this was heaven. It was within walking distance of our hotel and we visited this location multiple times over a long July 4th weekend. This restaurant is on the wharf on the waterfront, open May-November for lunch and dinner. They serve steamed lobster dinners, clam chowder,... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If you are looking for the ultimate Lobster Roll, or any seafood dish, this is a great place for it. Located on a wharf at the waters edge, the fresh salt air and outdoor seating will put you in the right mood for their tasty and fresh seafood. The lobster rolls are fantastic, as are their fried clams, but if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Travelled to Portland, Maine for a conference we ended up going out to dinner here. This was the best lobster I have ever tasted. Fresh, excellent texture, and delightful! A great place to relax and enjoy some fantastic Maine Lobster!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Rainy Wednesday night in Portland and here's where I end up. Didn't know what I was getting into, but saw all the reviews on Yelp and figured....why the heck not?! This place has a weird layout, not what I was expecting at all, but I loved it. I ordered a scallop roll and the steamed mussels. It's pretty interesting how... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A great place to eat fresh Lobster and listen to music. A must go to during the warm summer months, will return again on our next trip for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great stop for a lobster roll during our New England states road trip. The fried clams are great too. Try a local ice tea and chips as well. Delicious treat! Located in a lovely waterside area to stroll and souvenirs.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-775-2112

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?