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Nickerson Fish & Lobster

Shore Road, Chatham Fish Pier, Chatham, MA
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It was just fun to go in and check out the live lobsters and all of the fresh fish! We have had the prepared lunches in the past and really enjoyed them.

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Charleston SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2010

Stopped by the fish market for a quick lunch for myself and houseguests. Service was friendly and efficient. Lobster rolls and fish and chips were terrific. I always buy my fresh seafood here and have never been disappointed.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

New owner in 2009. Now called Chatham Pier Fish Market but many oldtimers still refer to it as Nickerson's. Better service now. Fresh seafood right off the boat; fried perfectly crisp and light. Really good lobster roll packed with meat. Fun for families; watch the seals and in the afternoon watch the boats unloading their catch at the pier. Also... More 

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New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

We looked forward to ordering from Nickersons. We tried them twice: once for fish frys & once for clams and lobster. Neither time did the food match the hype. Our fish dinners were missing coleslaw and when we asked, we were just told "they ran out". The steamers were ordered that were billed as sandless were so sandy they were... More 

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Falling Waters, West Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

We ate lunch at Nickerson's after visiting the fish pier in Chatham. The lobster roll was pricey but delicious. Lobster chunks with just a pinch of mayo - very buttery and flavorful. Melt in your mouth delicious.

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New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2008

If you're renting a house in Chatham and feel like eating lobster, this is the way to do it: call up Nickerson's in the morning, tell them what size lobsters you want, and ask them to steam, crack and split them. Then tell them when you'll pick them up (4:30, 6, or 7). Meanwhile, make some cole slaw, clarify some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2008

this is a great place to get FRESH seafood it is less than 50 feet from the pier. They sell al sizes of lobster and a wide selection of other seafood. Prices are good and will box the food for a small fee for travel. It is a busy place on the weekends. But you can order your food and... More 

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New Jersey
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249 reviews 249 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

Word of mouth told us to go to this dockside fish market with a take-out window. I ordered a lobster roll & my husband the fried shrimp basket. Both really underscored. My lobster roll was filled with celery and very small shredded pieces of lobster. My husbands fried shrimp were more like coating with a bit of shrimp in the... More 

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New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2008

Yummy clam chowder & lobster rolls! Grab a bench, watch the fishing boats unload. The beautiful seals hang out too.

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Chelmsford, England
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2006

Nickersons retail fish & lobsters also do delicious fried Haddock & chips - the best we had while in New England. Definitely worth a visit. If you have cooking facilities then their fresh fish looked great as well. John & Tracy Chelmsford, England

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Address: Shore Road, Chatham Fish Pier, Chatham, MA
Phone Number: 508-945-0145
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
Cuisine: Seafood

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